Quinebaug Valley Community College

  • 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 22:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 47%.
  • Quinebaug Valley Community College is the only community colleges within Windham County, CT.
  • The nearest community college to Quinebaug Valley Community College is Community College of Rhode Island (22.4 miles away).

Top Placements

Quinebaug Valley Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Connecticut for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Quinebaug Valley Community College(CT) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty63 staff71 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Quinebaug Valley Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Quinebaug Valley Community College diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,883 students2,814 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio30:122:1
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# Full-Time Students671 students971 students
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# Part-Time Students1,212 students1,843 students
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
6%
16%
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% Black
2%
13%
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% White
85%
53%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
5%
12%
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Diversity Score0.270.66
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College Completion Rate
19%
13%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,100$35,100
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,866 is less than the state average of $5,238. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $11,558 is less than the state average of $15,449. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,866$5,238
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Out-State Tuition Fees$11,558$15,449
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid78%78%
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Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2016 (or 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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The average community college acceptance rate in Connecticut is 66%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Connecticut community colleges have a diversity score of 0.66, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Connecticut is Capital Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.