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Kennebec Valley Community College is a public institution located in Fairfield, Maine. The rural area surrounding Kennebec Valley Community College is great for students who love a peaceful atmosphere.

515 Full-Time Undergraduates
$2,880 Avg In-State Tuition

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Kennebec Valley Community College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Kennebec Valley Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Online Health Sciences & Services Basic Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
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Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Kennebec Valley Community College has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#2 Highest Paid Building Construction Technology Graduates College Factual

Where Is Kennebec Valley Community College?

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Contact details for Kennebec Valley Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 92 Western Ave, Fairfield, ME 04937-1367
Phone: 207-453-5000

Can I Afford Kennebec Valley Community College?

$2,880 In-State Tuition
34% Take Out Loans
16.4% Loan Default Rate
For the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time Kennebec Valley Community College students paid $96 per credit hour if they lived in-state. Out-of-state students paid $192 per credit hour. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $2,880 $5,760
Fees $1,002 $1,002
Books and Supplies $1,400 $1,400

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Kennebec Valley Community College, approximately 34% of students took out student loans averaging $5,803 a year. That adds up to $23,212 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Kennebec Valley Community College is 16.4%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Kennebec Valley Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

515 Full-Time Undergraduates
61% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,297 undergraduate students at Kennebec Valley Community College, with 515 being full-time and 1,782 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 515 full-time undergraduates at Kennebec Valley Community College, 39% are male and 61% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Kennebec Valley Community College students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 3
Black or African American 8
Hispanic or Latino 15
White 463
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 25

Online Learning at Kennebec Valley Community College

993 Took All Classes Online
1,446 Took At Least One Class Online
34.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 1,446 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Kennebec Valley Community College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 4th most popular in Maine for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Growth Rankings of Kennebec Valley Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Kennebec Valley Community College was 34.3%. This is the #706 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Kennebec Valley Community College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Kennebec Valley Community College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 98%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 7%
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 38%
Health Sciences & Services 98%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Kennebec Valley Community College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Kennebec Valley Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Speech-Language Pathology Assistant #4
Other Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions #7
Mental & Social Health Services #27
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services #31
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder #36
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician #64
Health & Medical Administrative Services #230

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Kennebec Valley Community College Trade School Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 45 0 0 45
Medical/Clinical Assistant 0 9 27 36
Lineworker 0 0 29 29
Electrician 0 20 7 27
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist 16 9 1 26
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 17 4 0 21
Radiologic Technology 0 20 0 20
Other Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 1 19 0 20
Physical Therapy Assistant 0 15 0 15
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 0 13 0 13
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist 12 0 0 12
Culinary Arts/Chef Training 0 11 0 11
Welding Technology/Welder 10 0 0 10
Occupational Therapist Assistant 0 9 0 9
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Engineering Technology 0 5 3 8
Respiratory Care Therapy 0 8 0 8
Electrical, Electronic & Communications Engineering Technology 0 6 0 6
Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance) 6 0 0 6
Building Construction Technology 0 5 0 5
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder 0 0 1 1
Speech-Language Pathology Assistant 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 107 153 68 328

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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