Waterbury Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Waterbury Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Waterbury, Connecticut

There are at least 5 colleges in Waterbury, listed and described below. These schools represent 8,884 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 6,076 full-time students.

The largest schools here include Naugatuck Valley Community College and University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus.

We also provide an extensive list of Connecticut Colleges.

Featured Colleges in the Waterbury Area (QuickSchools™)

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Lincoln Tech

New Britain, CT

Get a hands-on, job-specific education at Lincoln Tech.

  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing, Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Diploma

Porter and Chester Institute

Waterbury, CT

Discover the Advantages of Porter and Chester . At Porter and Chester Institute, we’re serious about preparing you for career success.

  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing, Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Diploma

Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy

Newington, CT; Westport, CT; Groton, CT

Prepare for a Career That You Will Love … in Massage Therapy!

  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Diploma

Branford Hall Career Institute

Southington, CT

Get the career you want at Branford Hall Career Institute.

  • Program Categories: Criminal Justice, Legal and Safety, Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Certificate


Bridgeport, CT

New England Tractor Trailer Training School has more than a 50-year history of delivering hands-on driver training to qualified candidates.

  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Certificate

Lincoln Culinary Institute

Shelton, CT

Get hands-on training from professional chefs at Lincoln Culinary Institute.

  • Program Categories: Culinary Arts
  • Degrees: Diploma
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Waterbury Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Industrial Management Training Institute
233 Mill St
Waterbury, CT 06706

  • Programs: electrical installation and repair, pipefitting, HVAC
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 142 students, 97 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Placement assistance.

Naugatuck Valley Community College
750 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708-3089

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: general studies, registered nursing, business and related services, liberal arts and sciences, criminal justice and police, accounting technology, computer engineering tech, legal assistant
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 5,966 students, 3,550 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Study abroad option.

Stone Academy Waterbury
101 Pierpont Rd
Waterbury, CT 06705

  • Programs: nursing assistant, medical assistant, medical secretary, administrative assistant
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 296 students, 423 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

Colleges in Waterbury with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus
55 West Main Street, Suite 500
Waterbury, CT 06702

  • Degrees/Certificates: Associate's. Bachelor's.
  • Student Body: 2,480 students, 2,006 full-time equivalent.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 440-530. Math: 440-550. Writing: 450-540.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Study abroad option.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
Students Dorms
Hamden Colleges 5 56,913 8,006 3,568
Meriden Colleges 2 58,244 128  
North Haven Colleges 1 23,035 192  
Southington Colleges 2 39,728 663 220
Wallingford Colleges 1 43,026 28  
Wolcott Colleges 1 15,215 35  

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