Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Northwestern Connecticut Community College

Find Schools Near

Northwestern Connecticut Community College Overview

Northwestern Connecticut Community College is a public institution situated in Winsted, Connecticut. The location of NCCC is a good match for students who are interested in living in a college town while they pursue their degree.

What Is Northwestern Connecticut Community College Known For?

215 Undergraduate Awards
  • The 3% student loan default rate at NCCC is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at NCCC.
  • In 2017-2018, 29% of the faculty were full-time.

Where Is Northwestern Connecticut Community College?

Location of Northwestern Connecticut Community College

Contact details for NCCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: Park Pl E, Winsted, CT 06098
Phone: 860-738-6300

How Do I Get Into NCCC?

You can apply to NCCC online at:

Northwestern Connecticut Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Northwestern Connecticut Community College?

4% Take Out Loans
2.6% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At NCCC, approximately 4% of students took out student loans averaging $2,797 a year. That adds up to $11,188 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at NCCC is 2.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Northwestern Connecticut Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

429 Full-Time Undergraduates
58% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,308 undergraduate students at NCCC, with 429 being full-time and 879 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  NCCC

Gender Diversity

Of the 429 full-time undergraduates at NCCC, 42% are male and 58% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  NCCC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Northwestern Connecticut Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of NCCC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 10
Black or African American 13
Hispanic or Latino 65
White 319
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 22

Online Learning at Northwestern Connecticut Community College

122 Took All Classes Online
502 Took At Least One Class Online
-1.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 502 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at NCCC has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of NCCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Northwestern Connecticut Community College was -1.2%. This is the #2,281 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at NCCC 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%.

Northwestern Connecticut Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 45 45
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 20 19 39
Nursing 0 31 31
Health & Medical Administrative Services 8 6 14
Mental & Social Health Services 6 6 12
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 12 12
Fine & Studio Arts 2 9 11
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 5 3 8
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 6 6
Business Administration & Management 1 4 5
Computer Engineering Technology 0 5 5
Engineering Science 0 4 4
American Sign Language 0 4 4
Natural Resources Conservation 0 4 4
Human Development & Family Studies 3 0 3
Industrial Production Technology 2 0 2
Design & Applied Arts 2 0 2
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 2 0 2
Marketing 1 0 1
Computer Programming 1 0 1
Teaching Assistants 1 0 1
General Engineering Technology 0 1 1
History 0 1 1
Human Services 0 1 1
General Biology 0 0 0
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 0 0
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 0
Computer Software & Applications 0 0 0
Literature 0 0 0
Ethnic Studies 0 0 0
Mathematics 0 0 0
Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies 0 0 0
Chemistry 0 0 0
General Psychology 0 0 0
Political Science & Government 0 0 0
Sociology 0 0 0
TOTAL 54 161 215


*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.

Featured Schools

Find Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited colleges across the U.S.