Naugatuck Valley Community College (NVCC) is a public, two-year, associate degree granting, co-educational, non-residential college that provides learning in an environment of academic excellence, civic responsibility, cultural appreciation and international understanding.
As one of 17 institutions comprising Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (ConnSCU), NVCC is governed by the Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education.
The College is a mostly open admission institution, offering more than 100 accredited programs leading to associate degrees or professional certification and over 120 continuing education/lifelong learning courses for professional development and workforce training. We are the only Connecticut community college to offer associate degree programs in aviation science, horticulture, digital arts and visual and performing arts, dance option. Courses are offered during days, evenings and weekends and individuals may enroll as full- or part-time students.