Northwestern Connecticut Community College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Winsted, CT

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How much is the NWCC tuition? For the academic year 2022-2023, NWCC's tuition & fees is $4,772 for Connecticut residents and $14,172 for out-of-state students based on the NCES data.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $24,508 for Connecticut residents and $33,908 for out-of-state students when a student lives off-campus.

NWCC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Connecticut Residents Tuition & Fees$4,772
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$14,172
Books & Supplies Costs$1,200
Off-campus Room & Board$9,461
Off-campus Expenses$9,075
2023-2024 Estimates
Connecticut Residents Tuition & Fees$4,998
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$14,869

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, NWCC' tuition is comparable to the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in Connecticut, its tuition is slightly lower than the average tuition of $17,194.
Northwestern Connecticut Community College$4,772$14,172
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Connecticut 2-4 Years Colleges$22,986
Public Schools$9,068$17,194
Private Schools$26,075

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between NWCC and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Northwestern Connecticut Community CollegeWinsted, CT$4,772$14,172
Housatonic Community CollegeBridgeport, CT$4,740$14,140
Manchester Community CollegeManchester, CT$4,700$14,100
Naugatuck Valley Community CollegeWaterbury, CT$4,740$14,140
Three Rivers Community CollegeNorwich, CT$4,820$14,220
Quinebaug Valley Community CollegeDanielson, CT$4,740$14,220
Gateway Community CollegeNew Haven, CT$4,740$14,140
Tunxis Community CollegeFarmington, CT$4,820$14,220

Financial Aid and COA

At Northwestern Connecticut Community College, 654 students (58%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $5,478.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at NWCC is $28,430 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 194 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $6,084 and the average amount of student loans is $3,959.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Connecticut ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (off-campus)$24,508$33,908
Tuition & Fees$4,772$14,172
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$19,736$19,736
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$19,030$28,430
Average Financial Aid$5,478$5,478
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship65458%$5,478
Pell Grants41937%$3,823
Federal Student Loan353%$3,861
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid19490%-
Grants or Scholarships19490%$6,084
Federal Grants19490%$3,328
Pell Grants9444%$5,033
Other Federal Grants19390%$893
State/Local Grants18184%$2,646
Institutional Grants3717%$1,510
Student Loan Aid21%$3,959
Federal Student Loans21%$3,959
Other Student Loans0--
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level9695$5,969
110,001 or more11$2,298

Student Population

Northwestern Connecticut Community College has a total of 1,149 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 367 male students and 761 female students attending NWCC. The school offers online degree programs and 438 students enrolled online exclusively (38.12% of all students).
Undergraduate1,128 367761

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
AddressPark Pl E, Winsted, CT
Degree & Programs
Program Offered48 Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population1,149
Graduation Rate23%
Transfer-out Rate8%
Retention Rate61% (Full-time), 45% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate14 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties26 (Full-time), 70 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs83 (Full-time), 71 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$86,402
Average Staff Salary$78,333