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Non-Credit Student Profiles

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Headcounts/Class Enrollment

Annual Non-Credit Headcounts and Registrations
  Unduplicated Headcount Class Registrations Average Classes/Student
2007-'08 4,446 6,188 1.39
2006-'07 4,815 6,114 1.27
2005-'06 4,858 6,331 1.30
2004-'05 5,097 6,299 1.24

Source:  Summer, Fall and Spring Banner Extracts

Last updated:  11/21/08

Gender

Annual Non-Credit  Enrollment, Gender (Count)
  Female Male Unknown Total
2007-'08 2,524 1,825 97 4,446
2006-'07 2,708 1,920 187 4,815
2005-'06 2,706 1,848 304 4,858
2004-'05 2,933 2,027 137 5,097

Annual Non-Credit Enrollment, Gender (Percentage)
  Female Male Unknown Total
2007-'08 56.8% 41.0% 2.2% 100.0%
2006-'07 56.2% 39.9% 3.9% 100.0%
2005-'06 55.7% 38.0% 6.3% 100.0%
2004-'05 57.5% 39.8% 2.7% 100.0%

Source:  Summer, Fall and Spring Banner Extracts

Last updated:  11/21/08

Ethnicity

Annual Non-Credit Enrollment, Ethnicity (Count)
  American Indian or Alaskan Native Asian or Pacific Islander Black
Non-Hispanic
Hispanic White Non-Hispanic Total, Known Race/
Ethnicity Unknown
Total
2007-'08 6 37 127 208 1,399 1,777 2,669 4,446
2006-'07 7 48 217 241 1,502 2,015 2,800 4,815
2005-'06 6 52 233 207 1,547 2,045 2,813 4,858
2004-'05 4 39 214 195 1,587 2,039 3,058 5,097

Annual Non-Credit Enrollment, Ethnicity (Percentage)
  American Indian or Alaskan Native Asian or Pacific Islander Black
Non-Hispanic
Hispanic White Non-Hispanic Total, Known

2007-'08 0.3% 2.1% 7.1% 11.7% 78.7% 100.0%

2006-'07 0.3% 2.4% 10.8% 12.0% 74.5% 100.0%

2005-'06 0.3% 2.5% 11.4% 10.1% 75.6% 100.0%

2004-'05 0.2% 1.9% 10.5% 9.6% 77.8% 100.0%

Source:  Summer, Fall and Spring Banner Extracts

Last updated:  11/21/08

Age

Annual Non-Credit Enrollment, Age (Count)
  <18 18-21 22-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60+ Unknown Totals
2007-'08 543 340 695 785 966 743 337 37 4,446
2006-'07 541 401 803 981 1,045 723 242 79 4,815
2005-'06 498 314 879 920 1,144 746 266 91 4,858
2004-'05 580 343 838 1,071 1,179 738 262 86 5,097

Annual Non-Credit Enrollment, Age (Percentage)
  <18 18-21 22-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60+ Unknown Totals
2007-'08 12.2% 7.6% 15.6% 17.7% 21.7% 16.7% 7.6% 0.8% 100.0%
2006-'07 11.2% 8.3% 16.7% 20.4% 21.7% 15.0% 5.0% 1.6% 100.0%
2005-'06 10.3% 6.5% 18.1% 18.9% 23.5% 15.4% 5.5% 1.9% 100.0%
2004-'05 11.4% 6.7% 16.4% 21.0% 23.1% 14.5% 5.1% 1.7% 100.0%

Source:  Summer, Fall and Spring Banner Extracts

Last updated:  11/21/08

Age Stats

Annual Non-Credit Enrollment, Age (Statistics)
  Mean* Median* Range
2007-'08 37 38 8-84
2006-'07 36 36 8-86
2005-'06 37 37 6-87
2004-'05 36 37 7-89

Source:  Summer, Fall and Spring Banner Extracts

Last updated:  11/26/08

* Of records with known ages.

Town (count)

Annual Non-Credit Enrollment, Town (Count)
NVCC Service Region 2004-'05 2005-'06 2006-'07 2007-'08
Beacon Falls 61 43 82 85
Bethel 75 73 78 75
Bethlehem 53 44 43 33
Bridgewater 3 11 9 5
Brookfield 68 87 73 70
Cheshire 96 106 108 121
Danbury 367 364 402 359
Middlebury 136 108 120 155
Naugatuck 393 344 334 364
New Fairfield 45 41 51 42
New Milford* 88 96 89 128
Newtown** 118 133 118 124
Oxford 109 87 85 134
Prospect 114 103 103 127
Roxbury 22 20 18 10
Sherman 15 17 12 10
Southbury 202 182 231 214
Thomaston 64 81 87 76
Washington 22 11 8 16
Waterbury 1,088 1,045 1,018 919
Watertown*** 308 282 300 268
Woodbury 139 122 164 146
Total, NVCC Service Region 3,586 3,400 3,533 3,481
All other 1,511 1,458 1,282 965
Total, Annual Non-Credit Enrollment 5,097 4,858 4,815 4,446

* New Milford includes Gaylordsville and New Preston.

** Newtown includes Sandy Hook.

***Watertown includes Oakville.

Source:  Summer, Fall and Spring Banner Extracts 

Last updated:  12/3/08

Town (percentage)

Annual Non-Credit Enrollment, Town (Percentage)
NVCC Service Region 2004-'05 2005-'06 2006-'07 2007-'08
Beacon Falls 1.2% 0.9% 1.7% 1.9%
Bethel 1.5% 1.5% 1.6% 1.7%
Bethlehem 1.0% 0.9% 0.9% 0.7%
Bridgewater 0.1% 0.2% 0.2% 0.1%
Brookfield 1.3% 1.8% 1.5% 1.6%
Cheshire 1.9% 2.2% 2.2% 2.7%
Danbury 7.2% 7.5% 8.3% 8.1%
Middlebury 2.7% 2.2% 2.5% 3.5%
Naugatuck 7.7% 7.1% 6.9% 8.2%
New Fairfield 0.9% 0.8% 1.1% 0.9%
New Milford* 1.7% 2.0% 1.8% 2.9%
Newtown** 2.3% 2.7% 2.5% 2.8%
Oxford 2.1% 1.8% 1.8% 3.0%
Prospect 2.2% 2.1% 2.1% 2.9%
Roxbury 0.4% 0.4% 0.4% 0.2%
Sherman 0.3% 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Southbury 4.0% 3.7% 4.8% 4.8%
Thomaston 1.3% 1.7% 1.8% 1.7%
Washington 0.4% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Waterbury 21.3% 21.5% 21.1% 20.7%
Watertown*** 6.0% 5.8% 6.2% 6.0%
Woodbury 2.7% 2.5% 3.4% 3.3%
Total, NVCC Service Region 70.4% 70.0% 73.4% 78.3%
All other 29.6% 30.0% 26.6% 21.7%
Total, Annual Non-Credit Enrollment 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

* New Milford includes Gaylordsville and New Preston.

** Newtown includes Sandy Hook.

***Watertown includes Oakville.

Source:  Summer, Fall and Spring Banner Extracts 

Last updated:  12/3/08

NVCC by the Numbers

  • Unduplicated Headcount: 7,001
  • Average Student Age: 26
  • Freshman/Sophomore Ratio: 63.4%/36.6%

Top 5 Enrolled Programs

  • General Studies (32.9%)
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences (7.2%)
  • Business Management (4.2%)
  • Human Services/Pre Social (3.8%)
  • Nursing (3.3%)

Top 5 Town Distribution

  • Waterbury (29.2%)
  • Danbury (13.6%)
  • Naugatuck (8.1%)
  • Watertown/Oakville (4.7%)
  • New Milford (3.1%)