Naugatuck Valley Community College: Review & Facts

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Naugatuck Valley Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 6,980 students enrolled. This college was established in 1962 and is one of the 6 schools and colleges located in Waterbury, Connecticut.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
60
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at Naugatuck Valley Community College.

Naugatuck Valley Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 60 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Medical, Business, Industrial Technologies, and Nursing. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
65%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Naugatuck Valley Community College student retention rate is relatively low at 65% (way below Connecticut average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Naugatuck Valley Community College is very low - 20%. Around 26% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Naugatuck Valley Community College is reasonably decent: 18:1. Find out more details regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$12,200
Medium
Average tuition charges are close to the nationwide median, about $10,800 a year. The additional fees at Naugatuck Valley Community College beyond tuition are approximately $1,400; this comes to $12,200 a year.

Read the details about Naugatuck Valley Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

The undergraduate application fee at Naugatuck Valley Community College is $20.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Naugatuck Valley Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (203) 575-8040 or check Naugatuck Valley Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
Naugatuck Valley Community College offers a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Naugatuck Valley Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At this moment there is no on-campus housing at Naugatuck Valley Community College.

Based on the college crime information, Naugatuck Valley Community College appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Naugatuck Valley Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Naugatuck Valley Community College, 750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, Connecticut 06708-3089, USA
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