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Students ready to apply for admission can start here. The application process is simple. and we’re here to help.


Schedule a tour with our admissions office to check out our campus and learn about college life at NCCC.

Explore Programs

Find the credit program that’s right for you. If you have any questions along the way, our friendly advisors are just a click away.

Financial Aid

Approximately 65% of students qualify for some type of financial aid. After completing your application, apply for aid here.

Why do our students love going to college at NCCC?

24/7 Registration

You can register any time of day for courses in the upcoming semester. Our online registration and student information system gives you access to register, view current courses, and obtain transcripts.

20 Credit-Free Programs

Our credit-free programs offer a range of topics and certifications including health/medical industry, professional development, real estate, technology, personal trainer/fitness, and more.

Financial Aid

NCCC participates in federal, state and college-sponsored financial aid programs and we work with you to help you get the resources you need.

Team Success

The program helps young adults between the ages of 18 and 24 to achieve their educational and career goals. Team Success students benefit from mentoring, academic tutoring, career and educational guidance, and more.

Degree and Certificate Programs

Transfer Ticket Degree Programs

Earn a Bachelor’s Degree Affordably
In this era of ever-increasing higher education costs, Connecticut’s 12 community colleges, four state universities and Charter Oak State College have partnered to offer a low-cost pathway to a bachelor’s degree.

  1. Start at one of Connecticut’s 12 community colleges
  2. Choose a Transfer Ticket career pathway and complete an associate degree
  3. Transfer to Central, Eastern, Southern, Western or Charter Oak and earn a bachelor’s degree

No Loss of Credit
Students pursuing a Transfer Ticket associate degree will be paired with an academic advisor at each institution and know exactly which courses to take. The degrees can be attained without incurring extra expense or requiring extra credits.

After completing a Transfer Ticket associate degree, students can transfer to any Connecticut state university – as a junior – confident that they have only half of the degree requirements remaining in their major.

A Variety of Majors

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