Norwalk Community College
Norwalk, CT 06854

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 5,800
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Students with disability 5%
Student to faculty ratio 18:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
No
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Norwalk Community College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Application Fee

$20
Undergrad students

Tuition & Fees

Norwalk Community College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $11,160 and in-state students paid $3,720.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$7,477
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,496
$3,720
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $3,466
$11,160
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 67% of Norwalk Community College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 56% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,685 (which is 7.3% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Norwalk Community College in 2016-2017, was 9, which is 1% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,106 (which is 9.9% below the national average.)

$4,685
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,368
$4,106
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,557
67%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Norwalk Community College has enrolled a total of 5,800 students (1,978 students full-time and 3,822 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 5,800 students, 395 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 41% men and 59% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 216 students for distance studies.

5,800
Total Enrollment
395
Transfers

Student Diversity

Hispanic: 37%

White: 33%

Black/African American: 17%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%

Asian: 5%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Two or more races: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Norwalk Community College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 23% 474
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 22% 458
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 12% 252
Education 6% 120
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 4% 88
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 4% 74
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 3% 60
Visual And Performing Arts 2% 50
Personal And Culinary Services 2% 39
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 2% 36

Graduation & Dropout Rates

12%
Graduation rate
national average: 30%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Norwalk Community College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

31%
Still enrolled
36%
Dropout rate
21%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$24,400
Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Norwalk Community College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $24,400. Last year, out of the total 850 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 731 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 895 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 734 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $24,400 $32,400
Employment Rate 86% 82%
Total Graduates 850 895

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

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Western Suffolk BOCES
16.5 mile away
Nassau Community College
26.9 mile away
Gateway Community College
30.5 mile away