Norwalk Community College

Norwalk Community College

Norwalk Community College is a public community college located in Norwalk, Connecticut. It is the second largest of the twelve colleges in the Connecticut Community Colleges. NCC offers more than 35 associates degrees and over 25 certificate programs. The college enrolls more than 5,500 full and part-time students in credit programs, and about 5,000 students in noncredit programs.

NCC's campus is spread across an area of 30 acres. The campus is home to the Everett I.L. Baker Library, the 298-seat PepsiCo Theater, a broadcast television studio, the Child Development Laboratory School and an art gallery. The college has a student run newspaper known as The Voice. It also has an active student government body.

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Norwalk Community College
188 Richards Avenue
Norwalk , CT 06854
General Phone: (203) 857-7060

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Norwalk Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts122liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Business and Management102business management, accounting technology, banking, financial planning, MIS, business and related services
Nursing and Emergency Medicine57EMT paramedic, registered nursing
Family and Social Work40foodservice management, child development, child care management
Medical Administration24medical office management
Law19legal secretary, legal assistant
Medical Support and Technology18respiratory care tech, mental health services tech
Security and Law Enforcement17criminal justice and police, fire services administration
Media12communication studies
Office and Administration11data entry, administrative assistant
Hospitality10hotel management
Engineering Technician10engineering technology, architectural engineering tech, civil engineering tech, electrical/electronic tech, electromechanical tech, industrial tech, mechanical engineering tech, computer systems tech
Computer Science and Engineering9computer and info science, computer programming, information science, computer support
Cooking and Culinary Arts8culinary arts services
Design6design and visual communication, interior design, graphic design
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy5parks and recreation studies, recreation and leisure studies
Engineering3engineering science, archeology
Photography and Commercial Art0commercial art
Therapy and Counseling0physical therapist assistant, substance abuse counseling

Number of programs and degrees for Norwalk Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree39138
Award of less than 1 academic year8420

Norwalk Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Norwalk Community College had a total enrollment of 6,231 students (3,633 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 49%
Black 16%
Hispanic 18%
Asian 5%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 8%
(Foreign Students) 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 22%
20-21 16%
22-24 14%
25-29 13%
30-34 7%
35-39 5%
40-49 9%
50-64 6%
65+ 5%

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

(International Students)2%
New York1%

Norwalk Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 63 %
Part-Time 46 %

Norwalk Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Norwalk, 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.

Norwalk Community College 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 $ 1,200

Financial Aid:
Norwalk Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 139900)

Norwalk Community College Faculty

Norwalk Community College 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 year20$80,34329$80,398
Associate professoracademic year14$66,77013$63,395
Assistant professoracademic year2*12$57,449
Instructoracademic year6$48,6104$48,992
Lectureracademic year2*1*
All faculty totalacademic year44$69,33459$69,277

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

Norwalk Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other
Financial Planning and Services
Management Information Systems, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Science/Studies

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts and Related Services, Other

Design and Visual Communications, General
Graphic Design
Interior Design

Engineering Science

Engineering Technician
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology
Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Tech
Engineering Technology, General
Industrial Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management
Child Development
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Administration
Medical Office Management/Administration

Medical Support And Technology
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist


Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Services Administration

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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Norwalk Community College Highlights

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What Sets Norwalk Community College Apart:

% of degrees in family and social work
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% of degrees in engineering
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Top 11%Norwalk Community College % of degrees in engineering
Salaries of full-time faculty
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Top 12%Norwalk Community College Salaries of full-time faculty
Number of students
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Top 12%Norwalk Community College Number of students
% of degrees in design
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 13%Norwalk Community College % of degrees in design
% of degrees in hospitality
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Top 13%Norwalk Community College % of degrees in hospitality
% of degrees in business and management
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 14%Norwalk Community College % of degrees in business and management
% of degrees in office and administration
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Top 14%Norwalk Community College % of degrees in office and administration
% students 40 years or older
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Top 17%Norwalk Community College % students 40 years or older
Number of degree programs
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Top 17%Norwalk Community College Number of degree programs
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 17%Norwalk Community College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
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Top 18%Norwalk Community College % of full-time faculty on tenure track
Minority % of student body
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Top 18%Norwalk Community College Minority % of student body
% of degrees in law
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 19%Norwalk Community College % of degrees in law

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checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
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checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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