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Norwalk Community College Overview

Norwalk Community College is a public institution situated in Norwalk, Connecticut. Norwalk is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

What Is Norwalk Community College Known For?

679 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at NCC.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 21% of the faculty were full-time.

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Norwalk Community College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at NCC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#5 Most Popular Computer Engineering Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#144 Most Popular Accounting Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Norwalk Community College?

Location of Norwalk Community College

Contact details for NCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 188 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06854
Phone: 203-857-7000
Website: https://norwalk.edu

How Do I Get Into NCC?

You can apply to NCC online at: https://norwalk.edu/admissions/apply/

Norwalk 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 Norwalk Community College?

9% Take Out Loans
12.5% 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 NCC, approximately 9% of students took out student loans averaging $3,011 a year. That adds up to $12,044 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at NCC is 12.5%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Norwalk Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,681 Full-Time Undergraduates
51% Women
63% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,083 undergraduate students at NCC, with 1,681 being full-time and 3,402 being part-time.

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

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,681 full-time undergraduates at NCC, 49% are male and 51% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  NCC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of NCC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 84
Black or African American 230
Hispanic or Latino 713
White 525
International Students 56
Other Races/Ethnicities 73

Over 57 countries are represented at NCC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Brazil, Colombia, and Poland.

Online Learning at Norwalk Community College

198 Took All Classes Online
854 Took At Least One Class Online
0.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 854 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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Online Growth Rankings of NCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Norwalk Community College was 0.5%. This is the #1,996 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at NCC 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%.

Norwalk 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 0 242 242
Nursing 0 67 67
General Business/Commerce 0 45 45
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 14 26 40
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 40 40
Design & Applied Arts 1 26 27
Accounting 4 22 26
Teacher Education Grade Specific 7 16 23
Allied Health Professions 0 21 21
Culinary Arts 6 12 18
Health & Medical Administrative Services 4 13 17
Computer Science 0 16 16
Communication & Media Studies 0 13 13
Legal Support Services 6 5 11
Business Administration & Management 0 8 8
Architectural Engineering Technology 0 8 8
Computer Engineering 0 8 8
Health & Physical Education 0 8 8
Construction Engineering Technology 0 7 7
Engineering Science 0 6 6
Hospitality Management 0 5 5
Computer Software & Applications 2 3 5
Mental & Social Health Services 0 5 5
Computer Programming 3 0 3
Information Technology 0 2 2
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 2 0 2
Human Development & Family Studies 2 0 2
Archeology 2 0 2
Finance & Financial Management 0 1 1
General Psychology 0 1 1
General Biology 0 0 0
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 0 0
Management Information Systems 0 0 0
Journalism 0 0 0
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 0 0
Computer Systems Networking 0 0 0
Data Entry 0 0 0
Information Science 0 0 0
Environmental Control Technology 0 0 0
General Engineering Technology 0 0 0
Literature 0 0 0
History 0 0 0
Mathematics 0 0 0
Gerontology 0 0 0
Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies 0 0 0
Chemistry 0 0 0
Political Science & Government 0 0 0
Sociology 0 0 0
Human Services 0 0 0
TOTAL 53 626 679

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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