Naugatuck Valley Community College

  • 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 6,237 students (35% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the state community college average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the state average of 53%.

Top Placements

Naugatuck Valley Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Connecticut for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 223 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Naugatuck Valley Community College(CT) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty223 staff154 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Naugatuck Valley Community College has declined by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has decreased from 34:1 over five years.
The Naugatuck Valley Community College diversity score of 0.69 is equal to the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 34% over five years.
Total Enrollment6,237 students3,023 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:119:1
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# Full-Time Students2,181 students654 students
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# Part-Time Students4,056 students2,369 students
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% Asian
3%
4%
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% Hispanic
27%
23%
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% Black
10%
17%
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% White
47%
47%
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% Two or more races
4%
3%
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% Non Resident races
4%
3%
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% Unknown races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.690.69
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College Completion Rate
17%
17%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$37,800$35,100
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $3,886 is less than the state average of $3,995. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $11,578 is less than the state average of $11,928. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,886$3,995
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Out-State Tuition Fees$11,578$11,928
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid71%76%
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Median Debt for Graduates$6,167$7,897
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$4,500
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Source: 2019 (or 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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Naugatuck Valley Community College is Lincoln College of New England-Southington (9.6 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 715 students | 9.60 Mi2279 Mount Vernon Road
    Southington CT  06489
    (860) 628-4751
    9.60715
  • 3,902 students | 14.70 Mi271 Scott Swamp Road
    Farmington CT  06032
    (860) 773-1300
    14.703,902
  • 7,016 students | 18.60 Mi20 Church Street
    New Haven CT  06510
    (203) 285-2000
    18.607,016
  • 2,547 students | 23.90 Mi100 Training Hill Rd
    Middletown CT  06457
    (860) 343-5701
    23.902,547
  • St Vincent's College
    Private, non-profit
    751 students | 25.00 Mi2800 Main St
    Bridgeport CT  06606
    (203) 576-5235
    25.00751
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Did You Know?
For Connecticut public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,995 per year for in-state students and $11,928 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $21,401 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Connecticut community colleges have a diversity score of 0.69, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Connecticut is Capital Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.