Kennebec Valley Community College
Kennebec Valley Community College (KVCC) is located in Fairfield, Maine. KVCC is a school that was established in 1969. This school is a part of the Maine Community College System and has gone through a number of different changes over the years. One thing that has not changed about KVCC is its deep commitment to the success of the students who are attending the school. KVCC serves over 2,500 students and it offers them many different academic programs. There are more than 30 different associate degree, diploma, and certificate programs for students to choose from. KVCC is also fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.
The KVCC nursing program is one that has been helping people to grow as nurses for a long time. The associate degree nursing (ADN) program is held in very high regard at this institution. It is designed to prepare students for the rigors of entry-level registered nurse positions. The curriculum will present students with many learning opportunities that will increase their general knowledge while also allowing them to develop the right skills. There will be many classroom experiences, as well as clinical opportunities during this program. Nursing students at this program have traditionally had great success with the NCLEX-RN licensure exam and go on to find employment in their field.
|Campus LocaleFringe Rural|
|Number of Students2,554|
|Student to Faculty Ratio19:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
Nursing schools located within 154 miles radius of Kennebec Valley Community College
Central Maine Community College
44 miles away
Eastern Maine Community College
45 miles away
Southern Maine Community College
72 miles away
White Mountains Community College
76 miles away
Lakes Region Community College
119 miles away
Great Bay Community College
121 miles away
NHTI - Concord's Community College
134 miles away
Manchester Community College
143 miles away
Northern Essex Community College
143 miles away
North Shore Community College
154 miles away
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education|
03/12/2003 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
10/01/1984 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$92/credit|
|In State Students||$92/credit|
|Out of State Students||$184/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 79% of Kennebec Valley Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||6%||$333|
|State Grant & Scholarships||32%||$1,760|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||36%||$1,031|
|Federal Student Loans||40%||$4,944|
$9,323Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$7,484|
|$30,001 to $48,000$8,352|
|$48,001 to $75,000$11,497|
|$75,001 to $110,000$13,602|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Maine state board of nursing.