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Quinebaug Valley Community College (QVCC)

742 Upper Maple St, Danielson, CT

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Quinebaug Valley Community College, located in Danielson, Connecticut, was established in 1971 as concerted effort to bring a post secondary institution to the region. Attempts at founding an institution began some 25 years prior, but it was the formation of the Connecticut State Community College System that finally allowed for the school to be built. Since its foundation the school has expanded to a second campus as well as seen growth at the main campus through increased enrollment and the expansion and modernization of facilities. QVCC is not just a community college, it is an active participant in bringing the community together through education, culture, the arts and workforce development.

Academics

Quinebaug Valley Community College offers a variety of programs that allow students to either transfer to a four year institution or obtain career and vocational training in pursuit of employment. A transfer track will allow students to complete the first two years of a four year education, primarily through the completion of general education requirements, followed by application to a college or university to transfer earned credits and apply them toward a bachelor's degree.

Career training programs provide the skills and abilities necessary through education and training to become professionals in one's chosen field. Graduates are eligible to enter the workforce at the entry level, having earned a degree or certificate during the one to two years of study it takes to complete a given program.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid

Quinebaug Valley Community College is an open admissions institution, admitting all students that apply and meet the minimum requirements for admission. Students should supply previous education information, including test scores, and may be required to take a placement exam. Students in need of financial assistance to pay for tuition and books should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which will provide the school with the necessary information to determine need and aid program eligibility for grants, loans, and scholarships. Students must reapply for aid prior to each academic year.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $6,600. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $20 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • State Residents: $3,600-$4,300
    • Out-of-State: $11,000-$12,960
  • Charges per unit:
    • State Residents: $150-$180 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $450-$540 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid80%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships77%$4,703

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Quinebaug Valley Community College may offer student services including:

  • Online classes
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Work study style employment
  • Day care

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Students who attend a community college will be able to choose from a variety of programs that will lead to an associate's degree or transfer to a four year institution. The following list shows graduation and transfer-out rates for QVCC compared to community colleges in Connecticut, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.

 QVCCWindham CountyConnecticut
Graduation Rate13.8%-12.9%
Transfer-out Rate20.0%-20.7%
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Quinebaug Valley Community College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Precision Production

Security and Protective Services

Visual and Performing Arts

Other Community Colleges Nearby

The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Quinebaug Valley Community College.

Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

School Map




ACCEPTANCE RATE
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FINANCIAL AID RATE
80%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
16:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$3,890