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Study at Norwalk Community College

Norwalk Community College is a public community college located in Norwalk, Connecticut. It is the second largest of the twelve colleges in the Connecticut Community Colleges. NCC offers more than 35 associates degrees and over 25 certificate programs. The college enrolls more than 5, 500 full and part-time students in credit programs, and about 5, 000 students in noncredit programs.

NCC's campus is spread across an area of 30 acres. The campus is home to the Everett I. L. Baker Library, the 298-seat PepsiCo Theater, a broadcast television studio, the Child Development Laboratory School and an art gallery. The college has a student run newspaper known as The Voice. It also has an active student government body.

Profile of Norwalk Community College

The main campus of Norwalk Community College is in Norwalk, CT (a small city). The school is a public school. Norwalk Community College offers degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school students most commonly major in a field related to engineering, business and management, and family and social work.

Norwalk Community College Selectivity

Norwalk Community College admits all qualified candidates under its open-admission policy.


The school offers tenure to reward and retain some professors. Salaries for full-time faculty at Norwalk Community College are higher than most, allowing the school to afford quality teaching.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, the school had 6, 231 enrolled students. Older students (40+ years old, e. g. ) are welcome and common at Norwalk Community College.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Norwalk Community College is a leader and partner in the academic, economic, and cultural life of Southwest Fairfield County, providing comprehensive, accessible, innovative, and affordable learning opportunities to diverse populations. To realize this distinctive mission, Norwalk Community College: provides a broad range of credit and non-credit liberal arts and sciences, career, and technical associate degree and certificate programs leading to transfer, employment, and lifelong learning; supports economic development through partnerships with labor, business, industry, government and our communities, providing workforce development, business development, and technology training; promotes success and inclusion through a stimulating, nurturing learning environment, high quality instruction, support services and co-curricular activities; builds community through the sponsorship of intellectual, cultural, social and recreational events and activities; engages students and community members to become active and responsible leaders in their communities. "

Norwalk Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts132general studies, liberal arts and sciences
Business and Management98business and related services, business management, accounting technology, MIS, banking
Family and Social Work53child care management, child development, foodservice management
Nursing and Emergency Medicine47registered nursing, EMT paramedic
office and Administration32administrative assistant, data entry
Law22legal assistant, legal secretary
Medical Support and Technology20respiratory care tech, mental health services tech
Design17graphic design, interior design, design and visual communication
Security and Law Enforcement15criminal justice and police, fire services administration
Hospitality13hotel management
Engineering11engineering science, archeology
Computer Science and Engineering9information science, computer programming, computer support, computer and info science
Media9communication studies
Engineering Technician9architectural engineering tech, civil engineering tech, engineering technology, electrical/electronic tech, electromechanical tech, mechanical engineering tech, computer systems tech, industrial tech
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy9parks and recreation studies, recreation and leisure studies
Cooking and Culinary Arts7culinary arts services
Medical administration7medical office management
Photography and Commercial Art2commercial art
Therapy and Counselling0substance abuse Counselling

Contact: Norwalk Community College

Norwalk Community College

188 Richards Avenue

Norwalk, CT 06854

General Phone: (203) 857-7060

http://www.ncc. commnet.edu

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