Mohawk Valley Community College Utica Branch

Mohawk Valley Community College Utica Branch

Mohawk Valley Community College, also referred to as MVCC, is a two-year, coeducational, community college of the State University of New York. It is located in Oneida County, New York, United States. It was founded in 1946 as the New York State Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences at Utica. In 1950, the college became a constituent unit of the State University of New York. In 1953, the County of Oneida took over the responsibility of sponsoring the College, which was then known as Mohawk Valley Technical Institute.

The academic departments at MVCC include:

  • Art
  • Business & Information Technology
  • Engineering, Computer and Physical Science
  • Engineering Technologies & the Trades
  • Health Services
  • Hospitality
  • Humanities
  • Life Science
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education
  • Psychology, Human Service and Education
  • Social Science

The college's sports teams are called the Hawks. The official mascot is the Hawk. College students participate in baseball, basketball, volleyball, handball, racquetball, swimming, softball, soccer, track & field, lacrosse, tennis, hockey, and bowling.

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Contacting MVCC Utica

Mohawk Valley Community College-Utica Branch
1101 Sherman Dr
Utica , NY 13501-5394
General Phone: (315) 792-5400

MVCC Utica Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts205English language and literature, liberal arts and sciences, humanities, liberal arts and humanities
Business and Management102business management, accounting technology, entrepreneurship, banking, management information systems, financial services marketing
Nursing and Emergency Medicine89EMT paramedic, registered nursing
Security and Law Enforcement61criminal justice and administration, forensic science, fire services administration
Engineering Technician56civil engineering tech, electronics tech, HVAC tech, industrial production tech, mechanical engineering tech, surveying tech, drafting, architectural drafting
Photography and Commercial Art51commercial art, commercial photography
Family and Social Work48foodservice management, community organization, public administration
Mechanics and Repair40electrical maintenance and repair, aircraft maintenance
Medical Support and Technology28medical assistant, allied health and medical assisting, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech, clinical and medical lab science
Education and Teaching26elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, physical education teaching
Computer Science and Engineering18computer and info science, computer programming, computer support
Therapy and Counseling16substance abuse counseling
Production Trades14machine shop assistant
Media12advertising, photo and film tech
Office and Administration11administrative assistant, general office occupations
Design9design and applied arts
Art Studies8art studies
Hospitality5tourism and travel, hotel management
Construction Trades4carpentry, power transmission
Medical Administration4medical records tech
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy3nutrition sciences, parks and recreation management
Drama and Performing Arts2drama
Science and Laboratory Technician1chemical tech
Cooking and Culinary Arts1restaurant and catering management

Number of programs and degrees for MVCC Utica in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree73347
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years8719

MVCC Utica Student Body

In 2007-2008, MVCC Utica had a total enrollment of 6,044 students (4,528 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 81%
Black 6%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 7%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 15%
18-19 34%
20-21 18%
22-24 10%
25-29 8%
30-34 5%
35-39 3%
40-49 6%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

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

New York97%
(International Students)1%

MVCC Utica Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 58 %
Part-Time 43 %

MVCC Utica Room and Board (2007)

MVCC Utica offers campus housing for 515 of its 4,528 (full-time) students.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

MVCC Utica Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,664
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,914
Room and board $ 7,500
Room charge $ 4,550
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,950
Books and supplies $ 1,500
Other expenses $ 2,520

Financial Aid:
MVCC Utica participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 287100)

MVCC Utica Faculty

MVCC Utica 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
Professoracademic year16$72,75713$64,377
Associate professoracademic year23$57,1988$50,812
Assistant professoracademic year24$47,94718$46,858
Instructoracademic year20$41,79117$40,459
All faculty totalacademic year83$53,81056$49,547

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

MVCC Utica Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Business and Personal/Financial Services Marketing Operations
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Management Information Systems and Services, Other

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Construction Trades
Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager

Design and Applied Arts, Other

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Secondary Education and Teaching

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Refrigeration Technology/Technician
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Surveying Technology/Surveying

Family And Social Work
Community Organization and Advocacy
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management
Public Administration

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Tourism and Travel Services Management

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronics Maintenance and Repair Technology, Other

Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

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

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Nutrition Sciences
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial Photography
Commercial and Advertising Art

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant

Science And Laboratory Technician
Chemical Technology/Technician

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Fire Services Administration
Forensic Science and Technology

Therapy And Counseling
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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MVCC Utica Highlights

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What Sets MVCC Utica Apart:

Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 11%MVCC Utica Dorm rooms per full-time student
Number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%MVCC Utica Number of degree programs
Number of students
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%MVCC Utica Number of students
% of degrees in engineering technician
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 14%MVCC Utica % of degrees in engineering technician
% of degrees in security and law enforcement
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 18%MVCC Utica % of degrees in security and law enforcement
Male % of student body
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 19%MVCC Utica Male % of student body
% of degrees in photography and commercial art
(vs. all colleges)
Top 20%MVCC Utica % of degrees in photography and commercial art

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 Offers campus housing
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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