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Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Kalamazoo Valley Community College is a 2-year community college located in Kalamazoo, Texas. The college offers certificates and degrees in several academic programs. It serves to more than 11,000 students at present.

The original campus is known as Texas Township Campus, and is located outside the city limits of Kalamazoo. Established in 1966, KVCC also offers seminars and workshops for:

  • Computer software
  • Enforcement professionals
  • Health care professionals
  • Law
  • Manufacturing processes
  • Personal development
  • Supervisory management

The sports teams of KVCC are nicknamed the Cougars. Sports sponsored by the college include women's golf, volleyball, tennis, softball and men's & women's basketball.

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Contacting Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Kalamazoo Valley Community College
6767 West O Ave
Kalamazoo , MI 49003-4070
General Phone: (269) 488-4100
http://www.kvcc.edu

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Kalamazoo Valley Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts337sign language translation, liberal arts and sciences, general studies, international studies
Mechanics and Repair268automobile mechanics, mechanic and repair
Nursing and Emergency Medicine196EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Medical Support and Technology84dental hygienist, medical coding, medical assistant, respiratory care tech, surgical tech
Engineering Technician77engineering technology, electronics tech, HVAC tech, mechanical engineering tech, CAD and design
Business and Management76business management, electronic commerce, accounting technology, marketing
Security and Law Enforcement51criminal justice and police, fire-fighting
Office and Administration45executive secretary, office data entry
Education and Teaching40education, elementary school teaching
Design33design and visual communication, graphic design, illustration
Computer Science and Engineering30computer programming, systems analyst, web design, webmastering
Media11desktop publishing and imaging, animation and special effects
Production Trades9machinist, welding
Medical Administration9medical transcription, medical office assistant
Engineering9engineering
Science and Laboratory Technician3chemical tech
Law2legal secretary

Number of programs and degrees for Kalamazoo Valley Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Associate's degree78437
Award of less than 1 academic year3617
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years13518

Kalamazoo Valley Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Kalamazoo Valley Community College had a total enrollment of 11,113 students (5,958 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 78%
Black 11%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 4%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 24%
20-21 21%
22-24 17%
25-29 13%
30-34 7%
35-39 5%
40-49 6%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Kalamazoo Valley Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 63 %
Part-Time 39 %

Kalamazoo Valley Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Kalamazoo, Michigan for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Michigan Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Kalamazoo Valley Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,348
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,495
Books and supplies $ 1,073

Financial Aid:
Kalamazoo Valley Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 694900)

Kalamazoo Valley Community College Faculty

Kalamazoo Valley Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year1*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*1*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year74$78,12156$77,541
All faculty totalacademic year74$78,12156$77,541

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Kalamazoo Valley Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

SportMenWomenTotal
Total364581
Baseball141226
Basketball16016
All Other Sports63339

Kalamazoo Valley Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster

Design
Design and Visual Communications, General
Graphic Design
Illustration

Education And Teaching
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching

Engineering
Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Engineering Technology, General
Heating/AC/Refrigeration Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Law
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary

Liberal Arts
General Studies
International/Global Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians, Other

Media
Animation, Interactive Tech, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design

Medical Administration
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Welding Technology/Welder

Science And Laboratory Technician
Chemical Technology/Technician

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

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Kalamazoo Valley Community College Highlights

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What Sets Kalamazoo Valley Community College Apart:

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Number of students
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%Kalamazoo Valley Community College Number of students
Number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Kalamazoo Valley Community College Number of degree programs
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%Kalamazoo Valley Community College Salaries of full-time faculty
% of degrees in engineering technician
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 12%Kalamazoo Valley Community College % of degrees in engineering technician
% of degrees in education and teaching
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 12%Kalamazoo Valley Community College % of degrees in education and teaching
% of degrees in mechanics and repair
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 13%Kalamazoo Valley Community College % of degrees in mechanics and repair
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 13%Kalamazoo Valley Community College % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
% students on athletic fin. aid
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 13%Kalamazoo Valley Community College % students on athletic fin. aid
% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 14%Kalamazoo Valley Community College % of degrees in office and administration
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 19%Kalamazoo Valley Community College Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
% of degrees in design
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 19%Kalamazoo Valley Community College % of degrees in design

Notable:
checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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