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Naugatuck Valley Community College Overview

Naugatuck Valley Community College is a public institution situated in Waterbury, Connecticut. Naugatuck Valley Community College is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

What Is Naugatuck Valley Community College Known For?

1,198 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at Naugatuck Valley Community College.
  • In 2017-2018, 18% of the faculty were full-time.

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Naugatuck Valley Community College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Naugatuck Valley Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Most Popular Plant Sciences Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Most Popular Finance & Financial Management Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Most Popular Computer Engineering Technology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#18 Most Popular General Engineering Technology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#27 Most Popular Environmental Control Technology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#52 Best Allied Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#76 Most Popular Engineering Technologies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#95 Best Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#107 Best Nursing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#259 Most Popular Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Naugatuck Valley Community College?

Location of Naugatuck Valley Community College

Contact details for Naugatuck Valley Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT 06708-3089
Phone: 203-575-8000
Website: https://nv.edu

How Do I Get Into Naugatuck Valley Community College?

You can apply to Naugatuck Valley Community College online at: https://nv.edu/admissions-and-aid/getting-started/apply

Since Naugatuck Valley Community College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Naugatuck Valley Community College?

2% Take Out Loans
12.2% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Naugatuck Valley Community College, approximately 2% of students took out student loans averaging $4,190 a year. That adds up to $16,760 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Naugatuck Valley Community College is 12.2%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Naugatuck Valley Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,098 Full-Time Undergraduates
51% Women
53% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,055 undergraduate students at Naugatuck Valley Community College, with 2,098 being full-time and 3,957 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Naugatuck Valley Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,098 full-time undergraduates at Naugatuck Valley Community College, 49% are male and 51% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Naugatuck Valley Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Naugatuck Valley Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Naugatuck Valley Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 83
Black or African American 208
Hispanic or Latino 730
White 890
International Students 27
Other Races/Ethnicities 160

Over 21 countries are represented at Naugatuck Valley Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Albania, Brazil, and China.

Online Learning at Naugatuck Valley Community College

219 Took All Classes Online
1,060 Took At Least One Class Online
-4.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,060 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Naugatuck Valley Community College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 9th most popular in Connecticut for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Naugatuck Valley Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Naugatuck Valley Community College was -4.2%. This is the #2,440 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Naugatuck Valley Community College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Naugatuck Valley Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 198 0 198
Precision Metal Working 74 0 41 115
Nursing 0 108 0 108
Business Administration & Management 62 0 0 62
Criminal Justice & Corrections 20 30 0 50
Business Support & Assistant Services 44 0 0 44
Mental & Social Health Services 22 22 0 44
Teacher Education Grade Specific 20 22 0 42
Accounting 18 22 0 40
General Business/Commerce 0 39 0 39
Plant Sciences 21 15 0 36
Fine & Studio Arts 11 22 0 33
Allied Health Professions 0 32 0 32
Computer Engineering Technology 0 29 0 29
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 3 24 0 27
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 23 4 0 27
Management Information Systems 26 0 0 26
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 22 0 0 22
General Engineering Technology 6 16 0 22
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 4 15 0 19
General Psychology 0 19 0 19
Environmental Control Technology 0 16 0 16
Human Services 0 16 0 16
Legal Support Services 9 6 0 15
Computer Systems Networking 13 0 0 13
Finance & Financial Management 1 11 0 12
Computer Programming 12 0 0 12
Other Physical Science 0 11 0 11
Hospitality Management 0 10 0 10
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 10 0 10
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 9 0 0 9
Behavioral Science 0 6 0 6
Culinary Arts 6 0 0 6
Fire Protection 0 6 0 6
Human Development & Family Studies 4 0 0 4
Political Science & Government 0 4 0 4
Engineering Science 0 3 0 3
History 0 3 0 3
General Biology 0 2 0 2
Marketing 0 2 0 2
Communication & Media Studies 0 2 0 2
Writing Studies 1 0 0 1
Sociology 0 1 0 1
General Sales & Marketing 0 0 0 0
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 0 0
Construction Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Industrial Production Technology 0 0 0 0
Engineering Technology (Other) 0 0 0 0
Quality Control Technology 0 0 0 0
Literature 0 0 0 0
Mathematics 0 0 0 0
Gerontology 0 0 0 0
Chemistry 0 0 0 0
Air Transportation 0 0 0 0
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 431 726 41 1,198

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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