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Kennebec Valley Community College

Kennebec Valley Community College

Kennebec Valley Community College, established in 1969 and also known as KVCC, is a public, two-year college located in Fairfield, Maine, United States. It is a unit of the Maine Community College System. The campus is spread across an area of 64 acres. The college offers more than 20 full time associate's degrees, diplomas, and certificates.

KVCC's athletics department sponsors several men's and women's sports teams. They participate in several intramural sports including basketball, baseball, softball, and ice hockey. The students can take part in the various onsite clubs, which include Physical Therapist Assistant Club, Valley Quilting Club, Occupational Therapy Assistant Club, KVCC Lions Club. KVCC offers several types of financial aid to the needy students.

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Contacting Kennebec Valley Community College

Kennebec Valley Community College
92 Western Ave
Fairfield , ME 04937-1367
General Phone: (207) 453-5000
http://www.kvcc.me.edu

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

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine58EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Medical Support and Technology48health service and sciences, medical assistant, respiratory care tech, radiographer, mental health services tech
Construction Trades47electrician, lineworker
Liberal Arts31general studies, liberal arts and humanities, interdisciplinary studies
Business and Management28accounting technology, MIS, marketing
Education and Teaching20teacher aide
Medical Administration17medical records tech, medical secretary
Family and Social Work17child development
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy16occupational therapist assistant
Therapy and Counseling15physical therapist assistant, mental and social health services, massage therapy
Engineering Technician15electronics tech, drafting
Production Trades4machinist
Science and Laboratory Technician2biology tech
Office and Administration2executive secretary
Conservation and Resource Management1forest technology
Mechanics and Repair0industrial mechanics

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

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years6815
Associate's degree25325

Kennebec Valley Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Kennebec Valley Community College had a total enrollment of 2,064 students (1,173 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 68%
Black 0%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 30%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 10%
18-19 20%
20-21 12%
22-24 10%
25-29 12%
30-34 10%
35-39 8%
40-49 12%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

ResidencePercent
Maine98%
New Hampshire2%

Kennebec Valley Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 65 %
Part-Time 58 %

Kennebec Valley Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,684
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,735
Books and supplies $ 1,070

Financial Aid:
Kennebec Valley Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 982600)

Kennebec Valley Community College Faculty

Kennebec Valley Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Tenured1121
Non-tenured, but on tenure track35

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year1*6$66,498
All faculty totalcalendar year1*6$66,498

*: 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
Instructoracademic year13$54,75120$54,592
All faculty totalacademic year13$54,75120$54,592

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

Kennebec Valley Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Conservation And Resource Management
Forest Technology/Technician

Construction Trades
Electrician
Lineworker

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Development

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Mechanics And Repair
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

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

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapist Assistant

Office And Administration
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist

Science And Laboratory Technician
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
Physical Therapist Assistant

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Kennebec Valley Community College Highlights

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What Sets Kennebec Valley Community College Apart:

CategoryTrophy 
% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 7%Kennebec Valley Community College % of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
% of degrees in medical administration
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 9%Kennebec Valley Community College % of degrees in medical administration
Female % of student body
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 17%Kennebec Valley Community College Female % of student body
% of degrees in conservation and resource management
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 17%Kennebec Valley Community College % of degrees in conservation and resource management
% of degrees in education and teaching
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 17%Kennebec Valley Community College % of degrees in education and teaching
% of degrees in construction trades
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Kennebec Valley Community College % of degrees in construction trades
% students 40 years or older
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 20%Kennebec Valley Community College % students 40 years or older

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

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