Norwalk Community College

188 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06854
Tel: (203)857-7060
  • 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 is Bais Binyomin Academy (5.20 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 193 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Norwalk Community College (CT) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Public Public
Total Faculty 193 staff 71 staff
Norwalk Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 6,363 has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has increased from 32:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.73 is more than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment 6,363 students 2,814 students
Norwalk Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 33:1 22:1
Norwalk Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 2,258 students 971 students
Norwalk Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 4,105 students 1,843 students
Norwalk Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Norwalk Community College Enrollment Breakdown CT All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
5%
3%
Norwalk Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
28%
16%
Norwalk Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
13%
13%
Norwalk Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
41%
53%
Norwalk Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
-
2%
Norwalk Community College More (2011-2013)
% Non Resident races
5%
1%
Norwalk Community College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
8%
12%
Norwalk Community College Ethnicity Breakdown CT All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.73 0.66
Norwalk Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
9%
13%
Norwalk Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $36,300 $35,100
Norwalk Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

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
Norwalk Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,558 $15,449
Norwalk Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 65% 78%
Norwalk Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $4,000 $5,500
Norwalk Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2014-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $2,250 $4,400
Norwalk Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2012-2015)
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  6901
    (203)325-4351
    5.2061
  • 1,485 students | 5.80 MiOne University Place
    Stamford CT  06901
    (860)486-2000
    5.801,485
  • 5,288 students | 14.40 Mi900 Lafayette Blvd
    Bridgeport CT  06604
    2033325000
    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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Did You Know?
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 0.62, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Fairfield County, CT is Norwalk Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.