Northwestern Connecticut Community College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$3,720

3.33% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$5,491

After Financial Aid

2016 Enrolled Students

1,406

29.8% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

16.1%

31 Graduates

About

Northwestern Connecticut Community College is a higher education institution located in Litchfield County, CT. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Northwestern Connecticut Community College were .

In 2016, 242 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Northwestern Connecticut Community College. 69.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (204 degrees), 9.71 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (21 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Northwestern Connecticut Community College is $3,720, which is $-3,600 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Northwestern Connecticut Community College is $3,720, which is $-3,600 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,491.

In 2016, 41% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 3% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,720

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Northwestern Connecticut Community College was $3,720. The cost of tuition at Northwestern Connecticut Community College is $-3,600 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$5,491

2016 Value

0.579%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Northwestern Connecticut Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,491. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Northwestern Connecticut Community College grew by 0.579%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,969

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Northwestern Connecticut Community College was of $7,969 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 4.5% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

41%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

3%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

41% of undergraduate students at Northwestern Connecticut Community College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 2.38% with respect to 2015, when 42% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

0%

2015 Default Rate

0

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Northwestern Connecticut Community College was 0%, which represents 0 out of the 30 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Northwestern Connecticut Community College received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 1,406 students enrolled at Northwestern Connecticut Community College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Northwestern Connecticut Community College has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Northwestern Connecticut Community College was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Northwestern Connecticut Community College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Northwestern Connecticut Community College has a total enrollment of 1,406 students. The full-time enrollment at Northwestern Connecticut Community College is 419 students and the part-time enrollment is 987. This means that 29.8% of students enrolled at Northwestern Connecticut Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Northwestern Connecticut Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 81.7% White, 9.17% Hispanic or Latino, 2.13% Black or African American, 1.78% Two or More Races, 1.64% Asian, 0.0711% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Northwestern Connecticut Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (47.3%), followed by White Male (31.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

29.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Northwestern Connecticut Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,406 students. The full-time enrollment at Northwestern Connecticut Community College is 419 and the part-time enrollment is 987. This means that 29.8% of students enrolled at Northwestern Connecticut Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

60%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Northwestern Connecticut Community College was 60%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Northwestern Connecticut Community College had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,149

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    129

  3. Black or African American

    30

The enrolled student population at Northwestern Connecticut Community College is 81.7% White, 9.17% Hispanic or Latino, 2.13% Black or African American, 1.78% Two or More Races, 1.64% Asian, 0.0711% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 46.8% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 49 students (3.49%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 96 more women than men received degrees from Northwestern Connecticut Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Northwestern Connecticut Community College are white (204 degrees awarded). There were 9.71 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (21 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Northwestern Connecticut Community College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Northwestern Connecticut Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Cultural & Gender Studies (5 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (6 degrees), and Protective Services (22 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Northwestern Connecticut Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (175,968 people), Police officers (129,106 people), Miscellaneous managers (105,675 people), Social workers (62,752 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (59,174 people).

The most specialized majors at Northwestern Connecticut Community College are Cultural & Gender Studies (5 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (6 degrees), Protective Services (22 degrees), Human Sciences (8 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (58 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Northwestern Connecticut Community College are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Real estate brokers & sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, Credit counselors & loan officers, and Physicians & surgeons

The most specialized majors at Northwestern Connecticut Community College are Cultural & Gender Studies (5 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (6 degrees), Protective Services (22 degrees), Human Sciences (8 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (58 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Northwestern Connecticut Community College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (324,792 people), Elementary & secondary schools (297,918 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (123,737 people), Hospitals (89,173 people), and Legal services (61,295 people).

The most specialized majors at Northwestern Connecticut Community College are Cultural & Gender Studies (5 degrees awarded), Language & Linguistics (6 degrees), Protective Services (22 degrees), Human Sciences (8 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (58 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Northwestern Connecticut Community College.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Northwestern Connecticut Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 73

  2. 169

In 2016, 73 degrees were awarded to men at Northwestern Connecticut Community College, which is 0.432 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (169).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 12 degrees were awarded to men at Northwestern Connecticut Community College in General Studies, which is 0.632 times less than the 19 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 24 degrees were awarded to women at Northwestern Connecticut Community College in Registered Nursing, which is 4 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

3%

100% Completion Time

14%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 3% of students graduating from Northwestern Connecticut Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 14% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 24% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Two or More Races Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Northwestern Connecticut Community College is Female and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.23% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    204 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    21 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Northwestern Connecticut Community College is white (204 degrees awarded). There were 9.71 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (21 degrees).

2.07% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    149 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    55 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Northwestern Connecticut Community College is white female (149 degrees awarded). There were 2.71 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (55 degrees).

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Operations

Northwestern Connecticut Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.19M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $5.46k (0.46%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Northwestern Connecticut Community College had a total expenditure of $18.9M. Of that $18.9M, they spent $9.01M on salaries and $18.9M on benefits.

Northwestern Connecticut Community College employs 12 Professors, 9 Assistant professors, and 6 Associate professors. Most academics at Northwestern Connecticut Community College are Female Professors (8), Female Assistant professors(7), and Male Professors (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northwestern Connecticut Community College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 22 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 11 employees, and Management with 10 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.19M

2015 Endowment

0%

growth from 2014

Northwestern Connecticut Community College has an endowment valued at about $1.19M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Northwestern Connecticut Community College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.93M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $639k - Federal

  2. $220k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Northwestern Connecticut Community College received $639k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $220k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$9.01M

Salary Expenditure

$18.9M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Northwestern Connecticut Community College had a total expenditure of $18.9M. Of that $18.9M, they spent $9.01M on salaries and $18.9M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Northwestern Connecticut Community College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$9.01M

2015 Salaries

4.48%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Northwestern Connecticut Community College paid a median of $9.01M in salaries, which represents 47.7% of their overall expenditure ($18.9M) and a 4.48% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.08% growth from 2013 and a 11.2% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 17.1M (52.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.27M

Instructional Salaries

29

Number of Employees

In 2015, Northwestern Connecticut Community College paid a total of $2.27M to 29 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.44M (31%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

12 Employees

Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

22 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Northwestern Connecticut Community College were Professor with 12 employees; Assistant professor with 9 employees; and Assistant professor with 6 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northwestern Connecticut Community College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 22 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 11 employees; and Management with 10 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Northwestern Connecticut Community College was Female Professor with 8 employees, Female Assistant professor with 7 employees, and Male Professor with 4 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Northwestern Connecticut Community College.

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