Three Rivers Community College Norwich

Three Rivers Community College Norwich

Three Rivers Community College, also referred to as TRCC, is a community college situated in Norwich, Connecticut, United States. It was established in the year 1992 by the union of Mohegan Community College and Thames Valley Community Technical College. TRCC offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study. The college also offers continuing education programs.

TRCC's student life is vibrant and active. The campus hosts a wide variety of events and student activities. There are several student clubs and organizations on including the American Institute Of Architectural Students, African American Organization, Amnesty International, and Business Club/Phi Beta Lambda.

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Three Rivers Community College
574 New London Turnpike
Norwich , CT 06360
General Phone: (860) 886-0177

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Three Rivers Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts147liberal arts and sciences, general studies, library assistant
Nursing and Emergency Medicine74registered nursing
Engineering Technician63engineering technology, civil engineering tech, laser/optical tech, electrical/electronic tech, environmental engineering tech, manufacturing tech, aerospace engineering tech, mechanical engineering tech, computer engineering tech, ...
Business and Management49business management, accounting technology, banking, merchandising and sales, business and related services
Security and Law Enforcement18criminal justice and police, fire services administration
Family and Social Work14child care management, social service professions
Medical Support and Technology13allied health and medical assisting, mental health services tech
Science and Laboratory Technician11nuclear tech
Office and Administration7administrative assistant, general office occupations
Hospitality4hospitality management, tourism and travel, hotel management, tourism promotion
Engineering3engineering science
Real Estate and Construction Management2construction management
Photography and Commercial Art2commercial art
Drama and Performing Arts0theatre design

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year3424
Associate's degree37127
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years21

Three Rivers Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Three Rivers Community College had a total enrollment of 3,858 students (2,248 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 73%
Black 8%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 4%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 6%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 24%
20-21 15%
22-24 12%
25-29 14%
30-34 8%
35-39 8%
40-49 11%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

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


Three Rivers Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 49 %
Part-Time 42 %

Three Rivers Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Norwich, 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.

Three Rivers 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:
Three Rivers Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 976500)

Three Rivers Community College Faculty

Three Rivers 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 year14$88,20716$87,425
Associate professoracademic year6$67,70310$63,409
Assistant professoracademic year10$57,28310$55,467
Instructoracademic year2*3$47,335
Lectureracademic year5$47,0576$48,523
All faculty totalacademic year37$68,86445$67,127

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

Three Rivers 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
General Merchandising/Sales/Related Marketing Operations, Other

Drama And Performing Arts
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology

Engineering Science

Engineering Technician
Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Engineering Technology, General
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology
Laser and Optical Technology/Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other

Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Tourism Promotion Operations
Tourism and Travel Services Management

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Library Assistant/Technician


Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Real Estate And Construction Management
Construction Management

Science And Laboratory Technician
Nuclear/Nuclear Power Technology/Technician

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

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What Sets Three Rivers Community College Apart:

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Top 6%Three Rivers Community College % of full-time faculty on tenure track
% of degrees in engineering technician
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Top 12%Three Rivers Community College % of degrees in engineering technician
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Top 13%Three Rivers Community College Salaries of full-time faculty
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Top 17%Three Rivers Community College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 18%Three Rivers Community College Number of degree programs
Number of students
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Top 19%Three Rivers Community College Number of students
% of degrees in liberal arts
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Top 20%Three Rivers Community College % of degrees in liberal arts

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 remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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