Northwestern Connecticut Community College

Winsted, CT 06098
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Northwestern Connecticut Community College (NCCC) is a public two-year community college that is located in Winsted, Connecticut. This is a relatively small community college with just over 1,500 enrolled students. It was established in 1965 and has been serving the Winsted community diligently ever since. This school offers students various opportunities to earn certificates and associate degrees. This state-funded college has many great programs for students to peruse and it will be simple for any student to find an appealing career path. NCCC is well known for conducting the states only Veterinary Technology Program and it has several other programs that are held in high regard.

Nursing is a very important program for NCCC as it is one of the more popular options. Many students attend the nursing program at NCCC each year and are given a very in-depth education. This nursing program prepares students to become valuable members of the medical community by offering them the chance to hone their technical skills. Aside from technical skills, students will also be learning theory and all of the other important aspects of being a nurse. Nursing students can earn an associate in science degree and then will be prepared to take the NCLEX examination for licensure. 

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleFringe Town
Number of Students1,295
Student to Faculty Ratio13:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate59%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 1 29
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 86.2%

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Institutional Accreditations
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
12/01/1971 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
10/01/2012 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $20
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$159/credit
In State Students$159/credit
Out of State Students$477/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $7,155 $7,155 $21,465
ADN 70 $11,130 $11,130 $33,390
BSN 125 $19,875 $19,875 $59,625
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 66% of Northwestern Connecticut Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 47% $4,759
Other Federal Grant 16% $245
State Grant & Scholarships 25% $1,974
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 24% $1,389
Federal Student Loans 6% $3,330
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$4,421
$30,001 to $48,000$4,758
$48,001 to $75,000$7,893
$75,001 to $110,000$7,654
Over $110,000$6,072

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Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Black/African American
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Non-resident alien

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Connecticut state board of nursing.
Northwestern Connecticut Community College
Park Pl E
Winsted, CT 06098

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