Kennebec Valley Community College: Review & Facts

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Kennebec Valley Community College is a small two-year, public school with 2,470 students enrolled. This school was established in 1969 and is the only institution located in Fairfield, Maine.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
27
Kennebec Valley Community College will give you the option to get a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Kennebec Valley Community College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 27 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant, Medical, Electrical and Electronics, Nursing, and General Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
57%
Kennebec Valley Community College student retention rate is low at 57% (way below Maine average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Kennebec Valley Community College is low - 42%. Roughly 10% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Kennebec Valley Community College is reasonably decent: 20:1. Read more information regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$5,900
Average tuition price is low - about $5,200 per year. The additional fees at Kennebec Valley Community College (not included in tuition costs) are around $700; which makes it a total of $5,900 a year.

Read the details about Kennebec Valley Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college might accept dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

The undergraduate application fee at Kennebec Valley Community College is $20.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Kennebec Valley Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (207) 453-5000 or check Kennebec Valley Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Kennebec Valley Community College provides a distance learning option.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Kennebec Valley Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Presently there is no on-campus housing at Kennebec Valley Community College.

Based on the college crime data, Kennebec Valley Community College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Kennebec Valley Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Kennebec Valley Community College, 92 Western Ave, Fairfield, Maine 04937-1367, USA
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