Northwestern Connecticut Community College

Northwestern Connecticut Community College

Northwestern Connecticut Community College, located in Winsted, Connecticut, was established in 1965. Commonly known as NCCC, the college offers a number of associate's degree programs, as well as certificate courses. The college has more than 5 study programs from which to choose. The departments of the college include arts and mathematics. The college also has educational facilities for hearing impaired students.

NCCC's athletics department fields teams for basketball, volleyball and golf. The college offers deserving candidates financial aid in the form of institutional scholarship programs such as the Carl F. Norden Scholarship, the Professor Greg Banks Scholarship, the Alumni Association Scholarship and the George and Irene Washington Scholarship.

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Northwestern Connecticut Community College
Park Pl E
Winsted , CT 06098
General Phone: (860) 738-6300

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NCCC Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts42sign language translation, liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Medical Support and Technology37medical assistant, veterinary assistant, allied health and medical assisting, mental health services tech
Business and Management18banking, business and related services
Art Studies14art studies
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy11parks and recreation studies, sports and fitness management, recreational therapy
Family and Social Work10child care management
Therapy and Counseling10psychology, communication disorders services, physical therapist assistant, substance abuse counseling
Engineering Technician9engineering technology, electrical/electronic tech, computer systems tech, mechanical drafting
Media8animation and special effects
Security and Law Enforcement6criminal justice and police
Photography and Commercial Art5commercial art
Computer Science and Engineering2computer and info science courses, computer applications programming
Medical Administration2medical office management
Engineering0engineering science
Office and Administration0administrative assistant
Education and Teaching0instructional media design
Conservation and Resource Management0natural resources management

Number of programs and degrees for NCCC in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree13623
Award of less than 1 academic year3818

NCCC Student Body

In 2007-2008, NCCC had a total enrollment of 1,632 students (834 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 88%
Black 2%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 4%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 6%
18-19 24%
20-21 16%
22-24 12%
25-29 9%
30-34 5%
35-39 6%
40-49 10%
50-64 6%
65+ 8%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


NCCC Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 54 %
Part-Time 44 %

NCCC Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Winsted, Connecticut for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Connecticut Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

NCCC Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,984
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,912
Books and supplies $ 700

Financial Aid:
NCCC participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 139800)

NCCC Faculty

NCCC has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year8$82,2139$85,272
Associate professoracademic year3$75,1714$64,436
Assistant professoracademic year0*2*
Instructoracademic year1*2*
Lectureracademic year1*1*
All faculty totalacademic year13$75,06518$71,701

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

NCCC Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer and Information Sciences, Other

Conservation And Resource Management
Natural Resources Management and Policy

Education And Teaching
Educational/Instructional Media Design

Engineering Science

Engineering Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Engineering Technology, General
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation

Animation, Interactive Tech, Video Graphics and Special Effects

Medical Administration
Medical Office Management/Administration

Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

Therapy And Counseling
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services, Other
Physical Therapist Assistant
Psychology, General
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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What Sets NCCC Apart:

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% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
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% students 40 years or older
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% of degrees in family and social work
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% of full-time faculty on tenure track
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Top 18%NCCC % of full-time faculty on tenure track

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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