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Naugatuck Valley Community College

750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, CT

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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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid69%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships69%$5,147
Receiving Student Loans5%$4,281
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

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 CollegeNew Haven CountyConnecticut
Graduation Rate12.0%9.9%12.9%
Transfer-out Rate19.0%20.1%20.7%

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)
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Programs Offered

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,...)

Agriculture Operations

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Personal and Culinary Services

Physical Sciences

    Precision Production

    Security and Protective Services

    Transportation and Materials Moving

    Visual and Performing Arts

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    ACCEPTANCE RATE
    nan%

    FINANCIAL AID RATE
    69%

    STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
    18:1

    FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
    $5,087