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About NVCC

Meet NVCC CEO Lisa Dresdner, Ph.D.,

NVCC is a vibrant, diverse, and caring community of faculty, staff, and students. Here, you’ll meet people of all ages, backgrounds, and cultures -- last count we had students representing over 50 countries! Over 31% of our students are Hispanic, and NVCC was designated as an Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) in 2015. Such diversity in perspectives, experiences, and abilities contributes to the rich fabric of culture at NVCC and allows us to achieve our Mission and Vision.”

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Quick Facts About NVCC

What percentage of NVCC's students are full time?

45.6%, or almost 50% of NVCC's students are full time students.

What are the top programs that NVCC students are pursuing?

NVCC's top 5 enrolled programs are:
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Business Management
Human Services/Pre Social

For more facts and statistics about NVCC, visit our Office of Institutional Research

Toward a Splendid Campus


Naugatuck Valley Community College offers quality, affordable education and training in response to evolving community needs by providing opportunities to individuals and organizations to develop their potential. At NVCC, the word "community” is central and our students are considered our most sacred trust and our finest asset. Collaboration within and outside the confines of our immediate surroundings defines our actions and is the base for the rich intellectual, educational, cultural and civic-minded experiences we provide our students. Read more about our college, our community, our goals, and our vision for the future in our Strategic Report.

Ready to Make a Difference?

Naugatuck Valley Community College offers an enriching educational experience for degree-seeking students and those who are committed to lifelong learning. At NVCC, we are committed to supporting faculty and staff that make a difference in the lives of our students through their leadership, service, and research. Ready to begin your search? View available positions.



Two Campuses, Hundreds of Possibilities

Take classes either in Waterbury or in Danbury at one of our two conveniently-located campuses.

Supporting NVCC's Mission through Fundraising and Community Outreach

The NVCC Foundation supports the college’s strategic initiatives through fundraising and community outreach and the needs of the college including student scholarships, capital improvements, college programs and student emergencies. Read more about the NVCC Foundation.


Campus News

NVCC Holds Traditional All College Meeting 15 October 2020

NVCC Holds Traditional All College Meeting

Naugatuck Valley Community College hosted its traditional fall All College Meeting on Friday,...
Naugatuck Valley Community College Awarded Community Support Grant 28 September 2020

Naugatuck Valley Community College Awarded Community Support Grant

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Connecticut has selected Naugatuck Valley Community...

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