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So you're from Norwalk, CT?

Fortunately for you, Norwalk, CT offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

Norwalk College and University Demographics

There are a total of 38 degree and certificate programs offered at Norwalk's 2 colleges and universities. You can choose to study in fields ranging from medical office management/administration to commercial and advertising art to archeology.

The top-ranked school in Norwalk is Norwalk Community College, with a nationwide rank of 90th in 2010. The school has approximately 6,685 students. The most popular course of study at Norwalk Community College is Liberal Arts.

Tuition

Norwalk schools charge an average tuition of $7,993 per year. In Norwalk, tuition rates can vary from $12,600 per year to $3,386 per year. The school charging the highest tuition rates is University of Phoenix-Fairfield County Campus, while the school with the lowest tuition rates is Norwalk Community College.

Financial Aid

In 2008, $9,520,310 of the total $9,701,325 in financial aid received by Norwalk students was in the form of institutional grants and scholarships. The school giving the most institutional grants and scholarships in Norwalk was Norwalk Community College, which gave students $6,116,180 in institutional financial aid.

Norwalk Student Demographics

Norwalk schools had an enrollment of 6,745 students in 2010. This is 3% of the total number of Connecticut college students. Norwalk Community College, with 6,685 students, had the highest number of students in Norwalk, while University of Phoenix-Fairfield County Campus, with only 60 students, had the lowest number.

Graduation and Retention Rates

For every 100 students who enroll in Norwalk schools, 50 return to start their second year of college. For every 100 students who enroll in Norwalk schools, 5 eventually graduate. Norwalk Community College has the highest graduation rate in Norwalk, with 10% of students graduating. Norwalk Community College has the lowest rate, with 10% graduating.

Diversity

The ratio of female to male students enrolled in Norwalk schools is 60 to 40. 59% of Norwalk college students are 24 years old or younger. In 2009, 57% of Norwalk college students identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority. The Norwalk school with the highest percentage of minority students was University of Phoenix-Fairfield County Campus, with 88% of students identifying themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background.

Norwalk Faculty Demographics

Norwalk schools had 545 faculty members in 2010. 49% of faculty members at Norwalk schools were female. 23% of them identified themselves as being racially or ethnically diverse.

In 2009, Norwalk colleges and universities had on average of 1 faculty for every 17 students. Paul Mitchell the School-Connecticut had 1 faculty for every 1 student. This was the highest faculty to student ratio for schools in Norwalk.

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
1 miles from location Norwalk Community College Norwalk CT 9.78902 n/a 6,685
1 miles from location University of Phoenix-Fairfield County Campus Norwalk CT 4.81242 n/a 60
 
 

Need a little help deciding on what to study?

We've ranked the top 50 jobs in Norwalk, CT to help you find the right study subject
that fits your interest!

Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons+ 13,300 $29,090 $25,000 -11.2%
2
General and Operations Managers+ 10,390 $157,820 $113,100 61.3%
3
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive+ 7,960 $40,380 $32,000 35.4%
4
Registered Nurses+ 7,500 $73,210 $67,720 -8.4%
5
Office Clerks, General+ 6,960 $33,510 $28,240 -25.5%
6
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers+ 6,380 $57,760 $50,770 33.2%
7
Accountants and Auditors+ 5,500 $79,220 $68,960 -20.6%
8
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents+ 5,500 $168,100 $95,130 28.2%
9
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks+ 5,420 $44,560 $35,340 -33.7%
10
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants+ 5,400 $30,990 $25,140 -15.1%
11
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education+ 4,800 $69,300 $54,330 -22.1%
12
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants+ 4,800 $57,810 $45,860 -29.1%
13
Financial Managers+ 4,560 $128,760 $116,970 48.5%
14
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers+ 4,200 $48,930 $39,890 26.5%
15
Security Guards+ 3,510 $32,980 $26,870 -6.4%
16
Financial Analysts+ 3,000 $118,580 $86,040 0.0%
17
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education+ 2,880 $71,320 $54,880 -3.4%
18
Sales Managers+ 2,630 $122,680 $114,110 66.5%
19
Management Analysts+ 2,380 $104,290 $87,260 -11.5%
20
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics+ 2,330 $47,930 $38,200 5.9%
21
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education+ 2,280 $30,780 $29,200 31.0%
22
Cooks, Restaurant+ 2,240 $30,550 $23,260 47.4%
23
Home Health Aides+ 2,230 $28,460 $21,760 0.9%
24
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists+ 2,220 $30,420 $26,510 9.4%
25
Marketing Managers+ 2,100 $130,980 $122,720 62.8%
26
Personal Financial Advisors+ 2,100 $131,360 $91,220 147.1%
27
Lawyers+ 2,020 $138,630 $129,440 -6.9%
28
Social and Human Service Assistants+ 1,990 $41,420 $30,100 1.5%
29
Computer and Information Systems Managers+ 1,940 $123,860 $123,280 35.7%
30
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses+ 1,910 $55,160 $41,360 9.8%
31
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers+ 1,880 $62,410 $55,620 3.9%
32
Billing and Posting Clerks+ 1,780 $43,120 $33,270 -5.3%
33
Computer Programmers+ 1,660 $83,950 $74,900
34
Software Developers, Applications+ 1,660 $96,860 $90,410
35
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors+ 1,650 $47,940 $35,920 23.1%
36
Medical Assistants+ 1,490 $36,290 $29,760 46.1%
37
Construction Laborers+ 1,350 $45,310 $33,590 -34.5%
38
Administrative Services Managers+ 1,220 $92,460 $84,390 13.0%
39
Paralegals and Legal Assistants+ 1,200 $52,410 $49,640 17.6%
40
Coaches and Scouts+ 1,170 $39,340 $35,950 108.9%
41
Carpenters+ 1,140 $51,020 $43,890 -46.7%
42
Managers, All Other+ 1,120 $116,120 $102,160 8.7%
43
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products+ 1,070 $67,920 $60,160 25.9%
44
Dental Assistants+ 1,000 $40,890 $34,140 29.9%
45
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters+ 980 $54,030 $50,360 10.1%
46
Electricians+ 960 $54,520 $51,810 -25.6%
47
Chief Executives+ 920 $228,890 $173,350 33.3%
48
Child, Family, and School Social Workers+ 920 $60,570 $43,850 10.8%
49
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers+ 890 $69,400 $62,260 21.9%
50
Cooks, Fast Food+ 850 $21,240 $18,540 -28.6%