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Naugatuck Valley Community College Demographics & Diversity

Waterbury, Connecticut

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Naugatuck Valley Community College are mainly White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 47% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Naugatuck Valley Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 53%
Black 10%
Hispanic 27%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 4%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 51% more female students than male students enrolled at Naugatuck Valley Community College with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Naugatuck Valley Community College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Naugatuck Valley Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 40%
Women 60%
Enrollment by gender for Naugatuck Valley Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,815
Women 2,739

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Naugatuck Valley Community College serves a very low number of students outside of Connecticut, with 100 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Naugatuck Valley Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 100%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$63,783 per year

53% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 36%
Part time Undergrads 62.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=129729 IPEDS survey data for Naugatuck Valley Community College.