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 1,335 students (36% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the state community college average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 53%.

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 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty63 staff154 staff
This chart display total faculty of Quinebaug Valley Community College and community college average number of faculty in CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Student Body

The student population of Quinebaug Valley Community College has declined by 29% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 35:1 over five years.
The Quinebaug Valley Community College diversity score of 0.48 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 77% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,335 students3,023 students
This chart display the total enrollment of Quinebaug Valley Community College and community college average number of enrollment of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:119:1
This chart display the student staff ratio of Quinebaug Valley Community College and community college average student staff ratio of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
# Full-Time Students477 students654 students
This chart display the total number of Full-Time students enrollment of Quinebaug Valley Community College and average number of community college Full-Time students enrollment of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
# Part-Time Students858 students2,369 students
This chart display the total number of Part-Time students enrollment of Quinebaug Valley Community College and average number of community college Part-Time students enrollment of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Quinebaug Valley Community College. This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of CT.
% Asian
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Quinebaug Valley Community College and the percentage of Asian community college students in CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
% Hispanic
15%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Quinebaug Valley Community College and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
% Black
3%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Quinebaug Valley Community College and the percentage of Black community college students in CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
% White
70%
47%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Quinebaug Valley Community College and the percentage of White community college students in CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
% Two or more races
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Quinebaug Valley Community College and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
% Non Resident races
4%
3%
% Unknown races
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Quinebaug Valley Community College. This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.480.69
This chart display the diversity score of Quinebaug Valley Community College and the community college average diversity score of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
College Completion Rate
22%
17%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of Quinebaug Valley Community College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,100$35,100
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Quinebaug Valley Community College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of CT by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $3,866 is less than the state average of $3,995. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $11,558 is less than the state average of $11,928. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,866$3,995
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Quinebaug Valley Community College and the public community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Out-State Tuition Fees$11,558$11,928
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Quinebaug Valley Community College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid74%76%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Quinebaug Valley Community College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2019 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Quinebaug Valley Community College is Community College of Rhode Island (22.6 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 14,539 students | 22.60 Mi400 East Ave
    Warwick RI  02886
    (401) 825-1000
    22.6014,539
  • 3,997 students | 24.30 Mi574 New London Turnpike
    Norwich CT  06360
    (860) 215-9000
    24.303,997
  • 2,516 students | 24.80 MiOne New England Tech Boulevard
    East Greenwich RI  02818
    (401) 467-7744
    24.802,516
  • Becker College
    Private not-for-profit
    1,839 students | 31.00 Mi61 Sever St
    Worcester MA  01609
    (877) 523-2537
    31.001,839
  • Dean College
    Private, non-profit
    1,299 students | 31.20 Mi99 Main Street
    Franklin MA  02038
    (508) 541-1508
    31.201,299
Recent Articles
College is expensive enough without the added cost of medical school on top of it. If you're on a pre-med track, consider taking some of your prerequisites at community college. Keep reading to learn more.
Can pre-teens enroll in community college? A 12-year-old in Florida recently went to court when the local community college wouldn’t allow her to dual-enroll because she was too young. In California, a child prodigy is about to graduate from UCLA after starting at community college at the age of eight.
Explore a proposal by the governor of Massachusetts to coordinate the state’s 15 community colleges. There are strong feelings on both sides of the issue to consider.
Did You Know?
For Connecticut public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,995 per year for in-state students and $11,928 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $21,401 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Connecticut community colleges have a diversity score of 0.69, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Connecticut is Capital Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.