Norwalk Community College

188 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06854
Tel: (203)857-7060
6,659 students
Public institution
Norwalk Community College is a leader and partner in the academic, economic and cultural life of Southwest Fairfield County, providing comprehensive, accessible, innovative and affordable learning to diverse populations.
School Highlights:
Norwalk Community College serves 6,659 students (33% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 34:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Norwalk Community College is one of 5 community colleges within Fairfield County, CT.
The nearest community college is Bais Binyomin Academy (5.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 195 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Norwalk Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 195 staff
59 staff
Norwalk Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 6,659 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has increased from 30:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,659 students
1,282 students
Norwalk Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 34:1
22:1
Norwalk Community College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
2,183 students
810 students
Norwalk Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 4,476 students
1,017 students
Norwalk Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Norwalk Community College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
5%
2%
Norwalk Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
32%
7%
Norwalk Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
17%
12%
Norwalk Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
37%
57%
Norwalk Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Norwalk Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
6%
3%
Norwalk Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
2%
2%
Norwalk Community College non_resident (2006-2013)
Norwalk Community College Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.64 0.53
Norwalk Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,786 is less than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,318 is more than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,786 $5,740
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,318 $10,294
Norwalk Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 66%
89%
Norwalk Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Norwalk Community College is a leader and partner in the academic, economic and cultural life of Southwest Fairfield County, providing comprehensive, accessible, innovative and affordable learning to diverse populations. We offer nearly a thousand credit and non-credit courses, which can be taken in pursuit of a degree, certificate or certification, or for personal and professional enrichment. The College also offers child care for infants and toddlers through its Child Development Lab School, a weekend “jump start” program for people wishing to finish their undergraduate degrees and a College for Kids program for elementary and secondary school students. Our academic programs prepare students for ready transfer to many baccalaureate institutions, and our Lifetime Learners Institute is one of the largest groups of active seniors in retirement in the country. As a high-technology training center and learning institution from which students can either enter the workforce or proceed to four-year colleges, NCC possesses an outstanding physical plant and modern, up-to-date facilities. We believe in providing students with hands-on experience in a variety of real-world settings, all of which have been faithfully replicated at the College. From computer labs to electrical engineering laboratories, fine arts and graphic design studios to television studios, culinary arts kitchens to hospitality suites, NCC has the latest and most modern class environments in which to learn. NCC has a full range of athletic facilities, including a gymnasium, a fitness center and an aerobic workout center - The Panthers' Den. With separate Men's and Women's locker rooms and shower facilities, NCC's athletic department helps students maintain their physical well-being while they develop their minds.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Stamford
    Bais Binyomin Academy
    Private not-for-profit
    132 Prospect St
    Stamford, CT 6901
    (203)325-4351
    5.2  Mi  |  55  students
  • Stamford
    One University Place
    Stamford, CT 06901
    (860)486-2000
    5.8  Mi  |  1363  students
  • Bridgeport
    900 Lafayette Blvd
    Bridgeport, CT 06604
    (203)332-5000
    14.4  Mi  |  5288  students
  • Bridgeport
    St Vincent's College
    Private not-for-profit
    2800 Main St
    Bridgeport, CT 06606
    (203)576-5235
    14.6  Mi  |  832  students
  • White plains
    99 church street
    White plains, NY 10601
    (914)694-1122
    17.1  Mi  |  625  students
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Did You Know?
Fairfield, CT community colleges have a 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. of 0.55, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Fairfield, CT is University of Connecticut-Stamford. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.