Quinebaug Valley Community College

Quinebaug Valley Community College

Quinebaug Valley Community College is a community college located in northeastern Connecticut. The college was established in 1971. QVCC offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study. It also offers continuing education programs and workforce training. The campus of the college is spread across an area of more than 65 acres.

Quinebaug Valley Community College hosts several student clubs and organizations, including The Alliance, the Art Club, the QVCC GREEN Team, Human Trafficking Awareness, Peace & Social Justice, QVD4, Rotaract and the Soldiers' Angels. The campus is also home to several honor societies, including Alpha Beta Gamma, Epsilon Pi Tau and Phi Theta Kappa.

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Contacting Quinebaug Valley Community College

Quinebaug Valley Community College
742 Upper Maple St
Danielson , CT 06239-1436
General Phone: (860) 774-1130

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

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts97liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Medical Support and Technology41medical assistant, allied health and medical assisting, mental health services tech
Business and Management21accounting technology, banking, business and related services
Computer Science and Engineering19data processing tech, computer networking
Art Studies12art studies
Office and Administration10administrative assistant
Medical Administration8medical records tech
Family and Social Work8child care management
Engineering5engineering science
Mechanics and Repair1aircraft maintenance
Engineering Technician0engineering technology, plastics engineering tech
Therapy and Counseling0substance abuse counseling

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year5013
Associate's degree16717
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years51

Quinebaug Valley Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Quinebaug Valley Community College had a total enrollment of 1,846 students (1,030 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 81%
Black 3%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 25%
20-21 14%
22-24 12%
25-29 12%
30-34 8%
35-39 8%
40-49 11%
50-64 5%
65+ 1%

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


Quinebaug Valley Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 54 %
Part-Time 40 %

Quinebaug Valley Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,984
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,912
Books and supplies $ 1,300

Financial Aid:
Quinebaug Valley Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1053000)

Quinebaug Valley Community College Faculty

Quinebaug 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
Professoracademic year5$80,2364$76,601
Associate professoracademic year1*4$61,635
Assistant professoracademic year2*6$55,798
Instructoracademic year6$48,1003$48,864
All faculty totalacademic year14$61,59017$60,843

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

Quinebaug Valley Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician

Engineering Science

Engineering Technician
Engineering Technology, General
Plastics Engineering Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Therapy And Counseling
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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What Sets Quinebaug Valley Community College Apart:

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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 Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
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checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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