Naugatuck Valley Community College

750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury,
CT, 06708-3089
Tel: (203)575-8040
7,427 students
Public institution
Naugatuck Valley Community College offers quality, affordable education and training in response to evolving community needs by providing opportunities to individuals and organizations to develop their potential.
School Highlights:
Naugatuck Valley Community College serves 7,427 students (36% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 39%.
Naugatuck Valley Community College is one of 3 community colleges within New Haven County, CT.
The nearest community college is Lincoln College of New England-Southington (9.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Naugatuck Valley Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 7,427 teachers has grown by 24% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has increased from 29:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment
7,427 students
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
2,647 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 4,780 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan 1%
1%
% Asian 3%
2%
% Hawaiian -
1%
% Hispanic 15%
7%
% Black 9%
12%
% White 71%
66%
% Two or more races 2%
2%
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.46
0.45

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,618 is less than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,618 is less than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,618 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,618 $10,175
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Naugatuck Valley Community College is a Public, two-year, Associate Degree granting, co-educational, non-residential college. Established in 1962 and renamed in 1992, NVCC is a "community based" college where students are provided opportunities to learn and explore their interests and abilities. Naugatuck Valley Community College operates in close collaboration with the citizens of the region, the Connecticut Departments of Labor and Economic Development, and other Community Development agencies, as well as Secondary School Districts and Public and Independent Institutions of Higher Education, in order to develop and sustain excellent programs which respond to the economic development needs of the state and the short-term and long-range educational needs of individual citizens. The 110 acre campus is equipped with state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories for general and specialized use. The Learning Resource Center supports the college's mission and academic curricula through its specialized services and diverse collection of materials and online resources. The Student Center supports student activities and offers a game room, and full-service cafeteria. NVCC is home to one of Connecticut's three observatories. Each year hundreds of citizens come to campus to view the "heavens." Over 1,100 networked computers are available for student use. The campus provides cultural programs for the region in the Fine Arts Center which houses two theatres, music and dance studios, video studios, and rehearsal rooms. Convenient, safe, and ample parking is available in parking garages and outdoor lots close to each section of the campus. The College is accreditated by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and Connecticut Board of Governors for Higher Education. Several special program accreditations including the American Bar Association, National League of Nursing, and the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.

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