Three Rivers Community College

Norwich, CT 06360
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Three Rivers Community College (TRCC) is located in Norwich, Connecticut. This school boasts 29 acres of educational facilities and is a truly great place to receive an education. Students will be able to learn and laugh as they pursue one of the many areas of study that are available. The school offers several different degree programs and certificate programs for prospective students to consider. This is a very modern college that strives to provide a safe environment for all of its students. TRCC provides students with an inclusive and accessible place where they can learn and make friends. It has 30,000 square feet of lab space, as well as 10,000 square feet of library and study space.


Nursing is one of the important pillars of this college. Those who attend the nursing program at TRCC will be given a rigorous education that will prepare them for the difficulties of being a professional nurse. The success rate of this nursing program is very high and students will receive an associate degree upon successful completion of all of the courses. Nursing students will learn all of the best techniques and will be able to gain real experience. All of these experiences will prove valuable and will translate into having an easier time transitioning into a nursing career. Students will be properly prepared for all NCLEX licensure examinations upon graduation.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students4,187
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate63%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 4 67
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 90.6%

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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
06/01/1977 - 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 Three Rivers 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 53% $4,505
Other Federal Grant 26% $198
State Grant & Scholarships 23% $3,098
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 2% $138
Federal Student Loans 5% $3,457
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$7,376
$30,001 to $48,000$6,343
$48,001 to $75,000$7,348
$75,001 to $110,000$7,354
Over $110,000--

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
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.
Three Rivers Community College
574 New London Turnpike
Norwich, CT 06360

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