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 declined by 8% 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
Norwalk Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Norwalk Community College has declined by 8% 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 grown by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment6,363 students2,814 students
Norwalk Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio33:122:1
Norwalk Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students2,258 students971 students
Norwalk Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students4,105 students1,843 students
Norwalk Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Norwalk Community College Enrollment Breakdown CT All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Norwalk Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Norwalk Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Norwalk Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Norwalk Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Norwalk Community College More (2011-2013)
% Non Resident races
Norwalk Community College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
Norwalk Community College Ethnicity Breakdown CT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.730.66
Norwalk Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
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 Aid65%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  06901
  • 1,485 students | 5.80 MiOne University Place
    Stamford CT  06901
  • 5,288 students | 14.40 Mi900 Lafayette Blvd
    Bridgeport CT  06604
  • St Vincent's College
    Private, non-profit
    751 students | 14.60 Mi2800 Main St
    Bridgeport CT  06606
  • 625 students | 17.10 Mi99 church street
    White Plains NY  10601
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Did You Know?
For Connecticut public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,238 per year for in-state students and $15,449 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $18,380 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Connecticut is 66%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Connecticut community colleges have a diversity score of 0.66, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Connecticut is Capital Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.