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Mohawk Valley Community College Overview

Mohawk Valley Community College is a public institution situated in Utica, New York. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

What Is Mohawk Valley Community College Known For?

1,031 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at MVCC is the associate's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 42% of the faculty were full-time.

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Mohawk Valley Community College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

MVCC has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#353 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at MVCC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular English Literature (Other) Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Most Popular Public Relations & Advertising Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Most Popular English Language & Literature Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Value Electronics Maintenance & Repair Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Best Electronics Maintenance & Repair Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Best Value Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#25 Best Value Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#27 Most Popular Public Administration & Social Service Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#27 Best Value Mechanic & Repair Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#83 Most Popular Visual & Performing Arts Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Mohawk Valley Community College?

Location of Mohawk Valley Community College

Contact details for MVCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1101 Sherman Dr, Utica, NY 13501-5394
Phone: 315-792-5400
Website: www.mvcc.edu

How Do I Get Into MVCC?

You can apply to MVCC online at: www.mvcc.edu/application

Since Mohawk Valley Community College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Mohawk Valley Community College?

38% Take Out Loans
18.8% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At MVCC, approximately 38% of students took out student loans averaging $4,983 a year. That adds up to $19,932 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at MVCC is 18.8%. 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.

Mohawk Valley Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,968 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,007 undergraduate students at MVCC, with 2,968 being full-time and 3,039 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  MVCC

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,968 full-time undergraduates at MVCC, 47% are male and 53% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  MVCC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of MVCC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 195
Black or African American 280
Hispanic or Latino 281
White 1,981
International Students 29
Other Races/Ethnicities 202

Over 26 countries are represented at MVCC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Japan, Canada, and South Korea.

Online Learning at Mohawk Valley Community College

264 Took All Classes Online
1,194 Took At Least One Class Online
-2.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,194 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at MVCC has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 101st most popular in New York for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of MVCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Mohawk Valley Community College was -2.0%. This is the #2,332 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at MVCC regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 16%
Business, Management & Marketing 19%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at MVCC 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 MVCC.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Health & Medical Administrative Services #366

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%.

Mohawk Valley Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 323 0 323
Business Administration & Management 95 4 99
Criminal Justice & Corrections 48 17 65
Human Services 45 0 45
Design & Applied Arts 45 0 45
Allied Health Professions 32 10 42
Accounting 36 0 36
Precision Metal Working 14 20 34
Information Technology 28 5 33
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 2 31 33
English Literature (Other) 0 27 27
Nursing 27 0 27
General Engineering 19 0 19
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 17 0 17
Mental & Social Health Services 16 0 16
Mechanical Engineering Technology 15 0 15
Carpentry 0 14 14
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 7 6 13
Other Computer & Information Sciences 11 0 11
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 11 11
Public Relations & Advertising 10 0 10
General Visual & Performing Arts 10 0 10
Business Support & Assistant Services 5 3 8
American Sign Language 8 0 8
Fire Protection 8 0 8
Fine & Studio Arts 8 0 8
Computer Information Systems 7 0 7
Electronics Engineering Technology 7 0 7
Culinary Arts 6 1 7
Computer Programming 6 0 6
Civil Engineering Technology 6 0 6
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 4 2 6
Finance & Financial Management 0 4 4
Hospitality Management 2 0 2
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 2 2
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 2 2
Recreation Administration 2 0 2
Audiovisual Communications 0 1 1
Computer Software & Applications 1 0 1
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 1 0 1
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 0 0
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 0 0 0
Building Management & Inspection 0 0 0
Engineering-Related Technologies 0 0 0
Industrial Production Technology 0 0 0
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 0 0 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 0
Health & Physical Education 0 0 0
Physical Science Technicians 0 0 0
Air Transportation 0 0 0
TOTAL 871 160 1,031

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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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