Enrollment: 2 terms per year
Financial Aid: Yes
Street: 742 Upper Maple Street
Phone: (860) 412-7200
Quinebaug Valley Community College (also known as QVCC) is the preeminent community college in north-eastern Connecticut.
The Center for Community and Professional Learning, which serves lifelong learners from childhood through retirement, works in partnership with college and community constituencies to develop and provide innovative program and service initiatives that respond to community learning needs and support local economic development efforts. Programs and services include credit-free courses, pre-and post-associate degree level job-focused training options, customized training services, support for activities and groups that promote social and cultural awareness, and activities and services that assist entrepreneurs and employers.
Quinebaug Valley Community College is unique in its study options. That is, the university has a Distance Learning, Double Major, Dual Enrollment of High School Students and ESL. Further, when any student is looking for some counseling or other types of support, Career Counseling, Employment Service, Financial Aid Counseling, Freshman Orientation Program, On-Campus Daycare, Placement Service and Veterans Counselor can help.
Quinebaug Valley Community College currently offers associate in arts, science, and applied science degree programs as well as 24 certificate programs. Students have their choice of degree programs in 17 areas of study, all of which can be applied to a bachelor's degree program at a four-year institution. In conjunction with the Connecticut College of Technology, students may complete a two-year degree in engineering, technology, plastics, or construction at Quinebaug Valley then automatically transfer to Central Connecticut State University, Charter Oak State College (Connecticut's External Degree Program), or the University of Connecticut to complete their bachelor's degree without losing any credits.
The associate degree represents college-level work requiring a minimum of 60 and a maximum of 68 semester hours of credit. Quinebaug Valley Community College grants the degrees of Associate in Arts, and Associate in Science.