Quinebaug Valley Community College (QVCC)

742 Upper Maple Street, Danielson, CT 06239

QVCC Description

Quinebaug Valley Community College meets the diverse needs of the community in Danielson, Connecticut, by providing short-term career training, four-year college preparation and courses for senior citizens.

Short-term study programs through the Center for Community and Professional Learning prepare students to work in:

  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Pharmacy Technology
  • Real Estate
  • Computer professions
  • Customer Service

Academic programs, which include a number of degrees, may also be used as preparation for careers in Allied Health, Business and Computer Science.

Academics are also used as preparation for transfer to a four-year university.

As part of its commitment to serving all members of the community, Quinebaug also has the Learning in Retirement program, where those aged 50 and over may take enrichment classes.

Those seeking admission to credit programs will need to submit an application, take a skills assessment test for placement purposes, and interview with a Quinebaug counselor. Those who wish to enroll in non-credit, short-term courses may simply register online.

Financial aid is awarded through federal aid programs, which are primarily need-based and include grants and loans. Students who have a grade point average of at least 3.0 may also apply for scholarships.

Quick Facts about Quinebaug Valley Community College

Region

Northeast

Setting

Small Town Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Frog

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Parking Permit Required

Yes

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$3,598

Out-of-State Tuition

$9,288

Retention Rate

56%

Enrollment

1,947

Year Established

1971

QVCC Students

Total Students
1,947

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
0%
Part-Time
100%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
10%
African American
2%
Caucasian
77%
American Indian or Alaska native
1%
Asian
2%
Unknown and Other
8%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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