Quinebaug Valley Community College

742 Upper Maple St
Danielson, CT 06239-1436
Tel: (860)932-4000
1,883 students
Public institution
Quinebaug Valley Community College (QVCC) is a public two-year college, supported by the State of Connecticut and governed by the Board of Trustees of Community-Technical Colleges. It is accredited by the Board of Governors for Higher Education and by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. One of twelve institutions in the community-technical college system, QVCC’s service region is Windham County in the northeastern corner of the state. QVCC has developed comprehensive degree and certificate programs to be responsive to the needs of the residents of the area it serves.
School Highlights
Quinebaug Valley Community College serves 1,883 students (36% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the state community college average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 46%.
Quinebaug Valley Community College is the only community colleges within Windham County, CT.
The nearest community college is Community College of Rhode Island (22.40 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College Quinebaug Valley Community College (CT) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 63 staff
71 staff

Student Body

The student population of 1,883 has declined by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has decreased from 36:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has declined by 27% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,883 students 2,384 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 30:1
23:1
# Full-Time Students 671 students
971 students
# Part-Time Students 1,212 students
1,843 students
% Asian
1%
3%
% Hispanic
6%
16%
% Black
2%
13%
% White
85%
54%
% Two or more races
1%
1%
% Unknown races
5%
12%
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.27 0.65

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $3,598 is equal to the state average of $3,598. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $10,754 is equal to the state average of $10,754. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,598 $3,598
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,754 $10,754
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 78%
78%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Quinebaug Valley Community College (QVCC) is a public two-year college, supported by the State of Connecticut and governed by the Board of Trustees of Community-Technical Colleges. It is accredited by the Board of Governors for Higher Education and by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. One of twelve institutions in the community-technical college system, QVCC's service region is Windham County in the northeastern corner of the state. QVCC has developed comprehensive degree and certificate programs to be responsive to the needs of the residents of the area it serves. QVCC prides itself on offering academic programs of high quality. Its graduates transfer easily to many four-year colleges and universities, and its occupational programs are highly regarded by area employers. QVCC also has a strong and growing program of continuing education and community service activities. The College also functions to a large extent as a community center, opening its library and many events to the general public. It presents lectures, art exhibits, concerts, and occasional dramatic productions. Training for local business is also a major activity. QVCC has established itself as a viable and significant educational institution in and for the community it serves. The Center for Community and Professional Learning, which serves lifelong learners from childhood through retirement, works in partnership with college and community constituencies to develop and provide innovative program and service initiatives that respond to community learning needs and support local economic development efforts. Programs and services include credit-free courses, pre-and post-associate degree level job-focused training options, customized training services, support for activities and groups that promote social and cultural awareness, and activities and services that assist entrepreneurs and employers. The associate degree represents college-level work requiring a minimum of 60 and a maximum of 68 semester hours of credit. Quinebaug Valley Community College grants the degrees of Associate in Arts, and Associate in Science.

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Did You Know?
For Connecticut public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,598 per year for in-state students and $10,754 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $19,400 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Connecticut is 66%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Connecticut community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.65, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Connecticut is Capital Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.