742 Upper Maple St
Danielson, CT 06239
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  • 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 1,161 students (40% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 47%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 1,161 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,866
  • Out-state tuition: $11,558
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 18%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Quinebaug Valley Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

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Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 115 teachers has grown by 82% over five years.
Quinebaug Valley Community College
(CT) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
115 staff
154 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Quinebaug Valley Community College has declined by 23% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five years.
The Quinebaug Valley Community College diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,161 students
2,354 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
465 students
789 students
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# Part-Time Students
696 students
1,305 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
779 students
318 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
465 students
789 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
13 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
696 students
2,023 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
86 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
485 students
% Asian
2%
4%
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% Hispanic
9%
21%
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% Black
2%
14%
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% White
82%
53%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
% Unknown races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.32
0.65
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
1.22%
3.07%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.38%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$30,100
$34,800
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,866 is less than the state average of $5,329. The in-state tuition has declined by 10% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $11,558 is less than the state average of $15,711. The out-state tuition has declined by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$3,866
$5,329
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$11,558
$15,711
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
73%
74%
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Median Debt for Graduates
n/a
$8,000
Median Debt for Dropouts
n/a
$4,356
Acceptance Rate
n/a
91%
SAT Reading
n/a
500
SAT Math
n/a
510
ACT Composite
n/a
23
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Quinebaug Valley Community College cost?

Quinebaug Valley Community College's tuition is approximately $3,866 for In-State students and $11,558 for Out-State students.

What is Quinebaug Valley Community College's ranking?

Quinebaug Valley Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Connecticut for: Least expensive tuition.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 1,161 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,866
  • Out-state tuition: $11,558
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 18%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Connecticut public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,329 per year for in-state students and $15,711 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $21,887 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Connecticut is 79%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Connecticut community colleges have a diversity score of 0.65, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Connecticut is University of Connecticut-Stamford. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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