Northwestern Connecticut Community College, which is also known as NCCC is located in the picturesque area of Winsted, Connecticut. Founded by the local residents in 1965, it started out as a private educational institution that was focused on offering the local youth a quality education.
The school is public and currently has an open enrollment system with less than 2,000 full time students enrolled. Though the college is listed as being the smallest in the Connecticut community college system, the 24,000 square foot campus has a lot to offer. There is a state of the art Science Center that houses Microbiology, Chemistry, Physics, and General Science laboratories for students to hone their scientific prowess.
NCCC offers a range of degree programs in such fields as business, IT, media design, computer programming, liberal arts and environmental science. Out of state tuition is around $9,000 annually and in state tuition is just under $2,000 which makes is a great option for students of all financial ranges.
Student services are diverse on campus, which extend to after class tutoring, student counseling job placement assistance and much more. There are also special services for the deaf and hard of hearing so that no student who wants to learn is denied the chance. The school places a special focus on nursing and healthcare, and as one of the first three community colleges in the state, they are known for producing high quality health care professionals.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $5,500. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $20 application fee for students applying to the school. 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||66%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||66%||$5,026|
|Receiving Student Loans||3%||$2,710|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and alumni, Northwestern Connecticut Community College may provide services to students like those listed below:
- Online classes
- Remedial courses
- Counseling assistance
- Work study style employment
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for NCCC, versus those community colleges in Connecticut, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.
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 2012)
- Find all the other nursing programs in Connecticut
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 Northwestern Connecticut 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
Computer and Information Sciences
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Natural Resources and Conservation
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Northwestern Connecticut Community College.