April 1, 2021 Melissa Lamar

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The Connecticut State Colleges & Universities’ North-West region made the list of Intelligent.com’s Top 41 Colleges in Connecticut for 2021.

Asnuntuck was recognized for “Best for Advanced Manufacturing,” Naugatuck Valley for “Best Articulation Options,” Northwestern CT for “Best Mentoring Program,” and Tunxis for “Best Year to Career Programs.”

Intelligent.com analyzed 151 colleges on a scale of 0 to 100, with only 41 making it to the final list. Each college was evaluated based on curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation, and post-graduate employment, among other criteria.

“This is great news, and we are excited to be recognized in yet another ranking for providing relevant, quality education throughout Connecticut,” said Dr. James Lombella, North-West regional president of the Connecticut Community Colleges. “Through the work of our dedicated faculty and staff across the region, these colleges positively impact the lives of thousands of students’ each year, while playing an important role in filling Connecticut’s need for a highly skilled workforce.”

The Intelligent.com full rankings are available here.

Approximately 11,000 credit and continuing education students are registered this spring in the North-West region at Asnuntuck (Enfield), Naugatuck Valley (Waterbury & Danbury), Northwestern CT (Winsted) and Tunxis (Farmington) Community Colleges.

For more information on programs and registration, visit the college websites. Asnuntuck: asnuntuck.eduNaugatuck Valley: nv.eduNorthwestern CT: nwcc.edu, and Tunxis: tunxis.edu.