Who We Are

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Mission Statement

Quinebaug Valley Community College provides exceptional opportunities for northeast Connecticut residents to learn in an affordable, challenging, and supportive environment that enables students to become fully engaged citizens in an ever-changing global community.

QVCC believes education transforms lives.

Students have the opportunity to accomplish their goals in a personalized, engaging, and affordable educational environment. Whether you are the first in your family to attend college or are continuing your education, QVCC has courses and programs to help meet your educational, professional, and lifelong goals. At QVCC you can earn an associate’s degree, transfer to a four-year college or university, begin or advance your career, or enrich your life through lifelong learning.

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Why should you attend QVCC?

• You won’t get lost in the crowd…we’ll know your name.

• Age is just a number, whether you’re 14 or 84.

• We offer the most affordable tuition around.

• We are consistently named a Military Friendly School 

Our number 1 priority is student success.

QVCC faculty and staff take pride in providing opportunities for students of all ages and backgrounds to reach their goals in a safe, supportive environment.

The College provides the necessary tools to succeed, but also prepares students to become responsible citizens.

Meeting the needs of our community is what we're about.

The word “community” in the College’s name reflects a strong commitment to understand and to meet the educational needs of area citizens, businesses, and industries.

By providing high-quality education, workforce training, excellent services, and innovative partnerships, QVCC enhances the vitality of the community and improves the quality of life for residents in northeast Connecticut.


Quinebaug Valley Community College is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). It is one of 17 state colleges and universities which make up The Connecticut State Colleges & Universities (CSCU)