Kennebec Valley Community College is one of seven community colleges which operates under the authority of the Maine Community College System Board of Trustees, located on a seventy-acre campus in Fairfield, Maine. The campus is easily reached by taking Exit 132 off Interstate 95. KVCC has added a second campus at 17 Stanley Road in Hinckley Maine; The Harold Alfond Campus includes 600 acres of land on both sides of U.S. Route 201 6 miles north of the Fairfield campus.
Approximately 2,500 full and part-time students are enrolled at KVCC in credit courses for the 2015-2016 academic year.
KVCC is a public, non-profit, post-secondary institution supported in part by State legislative appropriations and federal funds, and is accredited and/or approved by the following agencies: New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. Commission on Institutions of Higher Education; the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs; the Maine Board of Emergency Medical Services; the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM); the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Programs on recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board; the Maine State Board of Nursing; the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission; the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education; the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education of the American Physical Therapy Association; the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT); the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care; the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Professions on recommendation of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography; and the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP).