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Kennebec Valley Community College

Fairfield, ME 2-Year Public
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About Kennebec Valley Community College

Kennebec Valley Community College Overview

Kennebec Valley Community College is a public, state school in a small town setting in Fairfield, Maine. Kennebec Valley Community College was founded in 1969 and enrolls 2,554 undergrads and no graduate students.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Kennebec Valley Community College!

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus

Kennebec Valley Community College does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? Kennebec Valley Community College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Kennebec Valley Community College on the Student Life page.

2022 Kennebec Valley Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $2,880
Out-of-State $5,760
Percent of Need Met 52%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $7,298

Is Kennebec Valley Community College a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a clearer view of what Kennebec Valley Community College offers and if the college might be a good fit for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Kennebec Valley Community College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Kennebec Valley Community College Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Kennebec Valley Community College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Kennebec Valley Community College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Kennebec Valley Community College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Kennebec Valley Community College's endowment was valued at $3.1 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Kennebec Valley Community College

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Kennebec Valley Community College meets 52% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $7,298 a year.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Kennebec Valley Community College.

Based on this information, does Kennebec Valley Community College seem like a good fit? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Kennebec Valley Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Kennebec Valley Community College?

Kennebec Valley Community College is located in the small town setting of Fairfield, Maine.

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College Info

92 Western Avenue Fairfield, ME 04937-1367

Campus Setting: Small Town

Kennebec Valley Community College Application Deadline

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Kennebec Valley Community College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Kennebec Valley Community College is Continuous processing.

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Kennebec Valley Community College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Kennebec Valley Community College is like? There are approximately 2,554 students enrolled at Kennebec Valley Community College. 22% percent of students attend school full-time, 98% percent are from ME and 2% percent of students are from other states.


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