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Study at Mohawk Valley Community College Utica Branch

Mohawk Valley Community College, also referred to as MVCC, is a two-year, coeducational, community college of the State University of New York. It is located in Oneida County, New York, United States. It was founded in 1946 as the New York State Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences at Utica. In 1950, the college became a constituent unit of the State University of New York. In 1953, the County of Oneida took over the responsibility of sponsoring the College, which was then known as Mohawk Valley Technical Institute.

The academic departments at MVCC include:

  • Art
  • Business & Information Technology
  • Engineering, Computer and Physical Science
  • Engineering Technologies & the Trades
  • Health Services
  • Hospitality
  • Humanities
  • Life Science
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education
  • Psychology, Human Service and Education
  • Social Science
The college s sports teams are called the Hawks. The official mascot is the Hawk. College students participate in baseball, basketball, volleyball, handball, racquetball, swimming, softball, soccer, track & field, lacrosse, tennis, hockey, and bowling.

Profile of Mohawk Valley Community College Utica Branch

Students attend MVCC Utica in Utica, NY, a small city. The school is a public institution. MVCC Utica degrees go up to the Associate s degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in photography and commercial art.

MVCC Utica Selectivity

Applicants to MVCC Utica appreciate its open admissions policy.


The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student enrolment

There are 6,044 students at MVCC Utica .

Student Life

The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"Mohawk Valley Community College offers choice, opportunity, and hope by providing accessible and affordable higher education, training, and services that emphasize academic excellence, diversity and a global view. The College is committed to excellence in career and transfer preparation, business, economic and community development, and personal and cultural enrichment. "

MVCC Utica Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts251liberal arts and sciences, humanities, liberal arts and humanities, English language and literature
Business and Management101entrepreneurship, accounting technology, business management, management information systems, banking, retail, financial services marketing
Engineering Technician72industrial production tech, electronics tech, civil engineering tech, mechanical engineering tech, drafting, HVAC tech, surveying tech, architectural drafting, . . .
Nursing and Emergency Medicine66 registered nursing, EMT paramedic
Security and Law Enforcement64criminal justice and administration, forensic science, fire services administration
Photography and Commercial Art43commercial art, commercial photography
Family and Social Work 42community organization, foodservice management, public administration
Mechanics and Repair27 electrical maintenance and repair, communications install and repair, HVAC, aircraft maintenance, heavy equipment maintenance tech, appliance repair
Medical Support and Technology18 respiratory care tech, medical assistant, radiation therapist, clinical and medical lab science, allied health and medical assisting, surgical tech, medical lab assistant
Education and Teaching 16elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, physical education teaching
Media11photo and film tech, advertising
Construction Trades10 carpentry, power transmission, property management
Therapy and Counseling9substance abuse counseling
Computer Science and Engineering9computer support, computer programming, computer and info science
Hospitality 7tourism and travel, hotel management
Design 7design and applied arts
Art Studies6 art studies
Production Trades6machine shop assistant, tool and die tech
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy6parks and recreation management, nutrition sciences
office and Administration3 administrative assistant, general office occupations, office management
Cooking and Culinary Arts3restaurant and catering management, chef training
Medical Adminstration 3medical records tech
Drama and Performing Arts0drama

Contact: MVCC Utica

Mohawk Valley Community College Utica Branch

1101 Sherman Dr

Utica, NY 13501-5394

General Phone: (315) 792-5400


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