Norwalk Community College

188 Richards Avenue, Norwalk
CT,
Tel: (203)857-7060
6,938 students
Public institution

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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 6,938 students (33% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 39%.
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 - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Norwalk 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 6,938 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has increased from 31:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,938 students
1,303 students
Norwalk Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,267 students
834 students
Norwalk Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 4,671 students
1,040 students
Norwalk Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Norwalk Community College sch enrollment Norwalk Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
5%
2%
Norwalk Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
-
1%
% Hispanic
25%
7%
Norwalk Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
17%
11%
Norwalk Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
52%
66%
Norwalk Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Norwalk Community College More (2010-2012)
Norwalk Community College sch ethnicity Norwalk Community College sta ethnicity
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 0.44
Norwalk Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,598 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,754 is more than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,598 $5,890
Norwalk Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,754 $10,050
Norwalk Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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.

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Did You Know?
For Fairfield County, CT public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,600 per year for in-state students and $13,636 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $18,900 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Fairfield County, CT is 76%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Fairfield County, 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 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Fairfield County, CT is University of Connecticut-Stamford. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.