Naugatuck Valley Community College located in Waterbury, Connecticut is one of the top public colleges in the system. NVCC is a two year college that offers several associates degrees in a range of disciplines. One honored student is awarded the Ann Margaret-Fabisiak Distinguished Student of the Graduating Class award as opposed to a traditional award for the Valedictorian of the graduating class. The highlight of the award is that not only does the student need to excel in their studies, but also have high moral character. This award is in keeping with the mission of the school which is creating a well rounded student though moral guidance.
The campus is larger than most community colleges, sitting on 110 acre of lush Connecticut real estate. The NVCC campus is fully equipped with specialized and general use laboratories and classrooms so each student can get the most out of their college experience. The school also offers a wide array of online resources and materials to pair with the robust curriculum so that each student has an ample chance of succeeding in their certificate or degree programs.
The student center offers student a chance to unwind in the game room, or grab a bite in the fully serviced cafeteria. For added enjoyment, NVCC host one of the state three observatories which brings in visitors from all over the area. In state tuition is an affordable $3,500 yearly, while out of state students can expect to pay $10,000 annually.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $6,200. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $20 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are:
- State Residents: $3,600-$4,300
- Out-of-State: $11,000-$12,960
- Charges per unit:
- State Residents: $150-$180 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $450-$540 per credit unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||69%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||69%||$5,147|
|Receiving Student Loans||5%||$4,281|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To support students and graduates, Naugatuck Valley Community College may offer student services including:
- Online classes
- Remedial instructional courses
- Career path counseling
- Student employment
- Helping students find work after graduation
- Child care
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges often times offer both career training courses and curriculum to help students transfer out to a 4-year college or university, that is why we include how Naugatuck Valley Community College compares for both graduation and transfer rates against other community colleges in New Haven County and community colleges in Connecticut in total.
|Naugatuck Valley Community College||New Haven County||Connecticut|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1976)
- Find all the other nursing programs in Connecticut
- Radiology Technician Program
- Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 1975)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Naugatuck Valley Community College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Security and Protective Services
Transportation and Materials Moving
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Naugatuck Valley Community College.
- Tunxis Community College in Farmington, CT (18 miles away)
- Gateway Community College - New Haven in New Haven, CT (20 miles away)
- Middlesex Community College in Middletown, CT (24 miles away)
- Capital Community College in Hartford, CT (26 miles away)
- Northwestern Connecticut Community College in Winsted, CT (26 miles away)