Apply to NCCC in 5 Easy Steps

Thank you for your interest in attending NCCC! We are following State Health Guidelines relating to COVID-19 and will be available on campus by APPOINTMENT ONLY. We are available virtually, Monday through Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm, to help you achieve your educational goals.

Follow the online steps below and if you have questions, you can email us at admissions@nwcc.edu or request a phone/video call with a Northwestern staff member here!

*If you are a high school graduate and have attended college, please see our transfer page for application instructions.

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There is NO LONGER AN APPLICATION FEE to apply to Connecticut community colleges.

*If you are a high school graduate and have attended college, please see our transfer page for application instructions.

QUESTIONS?  Contact us!
Email:  admissions@nwcc.edu
Phone: 866.526.6008

For current high school students: Ask your school to send a copy of your current transcript to the Office of Admissions to admissions@nwcc.edu. Upon graduation from high school, you must send an official transcript to NCCC. Official, sealed transcripts can be sent to:

Northwestern Connecticut Community College
Office of Admissions
Park Place East
Winsted, CT 06098

*If our physical campus is not open by July 15th, we will ask that you have your guidance office email us the final transcript to admissions@nwcc.edu.

For high school graduates/GEDs: Email us a scan or a clear picture of the final official copy of your transcript. Please be sure your final GPA and the date of your graduation appear on your transcript. If you have taken any college courses, please submit official college transcripts as well and fill out the Credit Evaluation Form.

For those born after December 31, 1956, please provide written proof of adequate protection against measles, mumps, and rubella.

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For those born after January 1, 1980, please also provide written proof of adequate protection against Varicella (Chicken Pox).

Our Immunization Form can be emailed to admissions@nwcc.edu.

Once an application to the college has been submitted, applicants will receive an email with instructions for their next steps. Students can submit any or (preferably all) of the following to determine their class placement:

  • Proof of standardized testing within the last five years with scores of:
    • SAT Math 510 or higher; SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing 460 or higher;
    • ACT Math score of 17 or higher; ACT combined Writing and Language 37 or higher.
  • Your final or in-progress high school transcript that includes a cumulative GPA.
  • Transfer students should submit official college transcripts and fill out the Credit Evaluation Form.

If you do not have these documents, you will have an opportunity to submit your self-reported GPA after you have applied.

All documents can be submitted to admissions@nwcc.edu.

While it is optional, students are encouraged to apply for financial aid. To be eligible for financial aid you must enroll, either full-time or part-time, in a degree program or approved certificate. If you are interested in applying for financial aid, you should complete the online Free Application for Northwestern CT Community College Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available at www.fafsa.ed.govThe school code for Northwestern Connecticut Community College is 001398. Visit the Financial Aid web page for additional information.