Norwalk Community College

  • 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 6,363 students (35% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the state community college average of 22:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 47%.
  • Norwalk Community College is one of 5 community colleges within Fairfield County, CT.
  • The nearest community college to Norwalk Community College is Bais Binyomin Academy (5.2 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 193 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Norwalk Community College(CT) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty193 staff71 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Norwalk Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Norwalk Community College diversity score of 0.73 is more than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment6,363 students2,814 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio33:122:1
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# Full-Time Students2,258 students971 students
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# Part-Time Students4,105 students1,843 students
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% Asian
5%
3%
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% Hispanic
28%
16%
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% Black
13%
13%
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% White
41%
53%
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% Two or more races
-
2%
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% Non Resident races
5%
1%
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% Unknown races
8%
12%
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Diversity Score0.730.66
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College Completion Rate
9%
13%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,300$35,100
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,866 is less than the state average of $5,238. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $11,558 is less than the state average of $15,449. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,866$5,238
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Out-State Tuition Fees$11,558$15,449
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid65%78%
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Median Debt for Graduates$4,000$5,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$2,250$4,400
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Source: 2016 (or 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
  • Bais Binyomin Academy
    Private, non-profit
    61 students | 5.20 Mi132 Prospect St
    Stamford CT  06901
    (203)325-4351
    5.2061
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    Stamford CT  06901
    (860)486-2000
    5.801,485
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    Bridgeport CT  06604
    (203)332-5000
    14.405,288
  • St Vincent's College
    Private, non-profit
    751 students | 14.60 Mi2800 Main St
    Bridgeport CT  06606
    (203)576-5235
    14.60751
  • 625 students | 17.10 Mi99 church street
    White Plains NY  10601
    (914)694-1122
    17.10625
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