Norwalk Community College

Norwalk, CT 06854
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Norwalk Community College (NCC) is a two-year college that is located in Norwalk, Connecticut. This school was originally established in 1961 and it boasts just over 6,000 students. As a medium-sized community college, it offers a very good education to any students that sign up for courses. This school has an open admission policy and offers several different degrees and certificate programs. Credits earned at this school are transferable within the Connecticut State University system. It offers students a convenient educational opportunity with many different avenues to pursue.

The Connecticut Community Colleges ADN program is very renowned. This program helps nursing students to gain all of the necessary knowledge and skills that they need to succeed in their nursing career. It is a four-semester program that is designed to prepare nursing students in the most thorough ways possible. It teaches critical thinking, safety, technical skills, professionalism, communication, and so much more. Successful graduates of the program will receive an associate in science degree and will be eligible to take the NCLEX-RN examination for licensure. The nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). All courses are approved by the Connecticut State Board of Examiners for Nursing with the consent of the Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Public Health.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students5,836
Student to Faculty Ratio18:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2-year
TypePublic
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate66%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 12 53
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 86.2%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
12/01/1973 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
12/01/1973 - Current

Admission

100%

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, 71% of Norwalk 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 58% $4,749
Other Federal Grant 13% $246
State Grant & Scholarships 17% $1,615
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 30% $1,194
Federal Student Loans 1% $4,244
Private Loans -- --

$7,772

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$6,835
$30,001 to $48,000$7,108
$48,001 to $75,000$7,548
$75,001 to $110,000$9,999
Over $110,000$10,881

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Student Population

5,836

Undergrads

0

Graduates

3,341

Women

2,495

Men

35%

Full-time

65%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
Hispanic
37%
White
34%
Black/African American
17%
Asian
4%
Race/ethnicity unknown
4%
Non-resident alien
2%
Two or more races
2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Connecticut state board of nursing.

Norwalk Community College
188 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06854
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