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College Profile: Norwalk Community College

 
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Norwalk Community College (also known as NCC) is a public community college in Norwalk, Connecticut. It is the second-largest of the twelve colleges in the Connecticut Community Colleges. The school, which has an open admissions policy, offers 40 associate degree and 27 certificate programs. Classes are offered in two semesters (fall and spring) and six summer sessions. NCC has about 6,000 full- and part-time students in credit programs and about 5,800 students in noncredit programs. A commuter school with no dormitories, the college's primary service area includes ten towns in southwest Fairfield County. Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport, Naugatuck Valley Community College in Waterbury and Northwestern Connecticut Community College in Winsted are the nearest of the state's other community colleges. The Everett I.L. Baker Library in the East Campus building has 60,000 books, periodicals and newspapers, along with audiovisual materials and computers for student use. Along with certificates, the college grants degrees in Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, and Associate in Applied Science. Graduates of NCC are eligible for articulated admission to the Connecticut state university system and the University of Connecticut. Dr. David L. Levinson has been president of the school since August 2004. He previously served as the academic vice president at Bergen Community College in Paramus, New Jersey. Levinson has taught at Bergen Community College, Merrimack College, Norwalk Community College, the Teachers College of Columbia University, and Tufts University. He holds a bachelor's degree in sociology from the State University of New York at New Paltz, and both a master's degree and doctorate in sociology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Levinson sits on the state government's Early Childhood Research and Policy Council, the American Council of Education’s Commission on Lifelong Learning and the governing boards of the U Thant Institute, Connecticut Campus Compact, Greater Norwalk Chamber of Commerce, Norwalk Maritime Aquarium, Norwalk Children’s Foundation, Norwalk/Wilton United Way, and the Norwalk Youth Symphony.
 
188 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, CT
06854
203-857-7060 (general)
203-857-7023 (financial aid)
203-857-7060 (admissions)
 
 
 

 
Mission Statement

Norwalk Community College is a leader and partner in the academic, economic, and cultural life of Southwest Fairfield County, providing comprehensive, accessible, innovative, and affordable learning opportunities to diverse populations. To realize this distinctive mission, Norwalk Community College: provides a broad range of credit and non-credit liberal arts and sciences, career, and technical associate degree and certificate programs leading to transfer, employment, and lifelong learning; supports economic development through partnerships with labor, business, industry, government and our communities, providing workforce development, business development, and technology training; promotes success and inclusion through a stimulating, nurturing learning environment, high quality instruction, support services and co-curricular activities; builds community through the sponsorship of intellectual, cultural, social and recreational events and activities; engages students and community members to become active and responsible leaders in their communities.


General Information
Other Names
Type Public, 2-year
Control Public
Size 5,000 - 9,999
Campus Setting City: Small
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
Yes Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
Yes On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
No ROTCYes Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyNo Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyYes Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Norwalk Community College Website
Wikipedia

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy Yes
Admission test scores Not applicable
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Not applicable

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
Local|federal|any
 
Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
8,445 Student Body SizeNo On-Campus Housing
0 Fall Applicants0 Total Dormitory Capacity
0 Fall Admissions

Geography
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Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
Yes Less than one year certificateNo One but less than two years certificate
Yes Associate's degreeNo Two but less than 4 years certificate
No Bachelor's degreeNo Postbaccalaureate certificate
No Master's degreeNo Post-master's certificate
No Doctor's degreeNo First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

All Academic Programs
 
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