Colleges & Universities
One of New England's finest business colleges. The college was founded in 1894 to prepare men and women for professional business careers. Students at Thomas learn how to succeed in the business world through innovative teaching techniques, one-on-one relationsips with professors, and hands-on training thorugh internships and work as small business consultants. Thomas College offers programs leading to Associate in Science, Bachelor of Science, and Master of Business Administration degrees and Master of Science in Taxation and Computer Technology Education.
180 West River Road · Waterville, Maine 04901 · (207) 859-1111 · www.thomas.edu
Colby College was founded in Waterville in 1813 and remains one of the nation's oldest and most prestigious independent liberal arts colleges. Colby is known for its challenging intellectual life, friendly campus atmosphere, and global reach. Eighteen hundred students from various backgrounds and from more than 60 countries live and study together on Mayflower Hill, one of the nation's most beautiful college campuses. Colby offers 53 major fields of study and is a national leader in undergraduate research and project-based learning. The depth of student-faculty collaboration is extraordinary, and graduates are well prepared for a broad range of careers and advanced-degree programs. More than two thirds of Colby students study abroad, and volunteer programs take many students into the surrounding community. One program alone, Colby Cares About Kids, sends more than 200 students into schools and youth centers to mentor area children.
4000 Mayflower Hill Drive · Waterville, Maine 04901 · (207) 872-3000 · www.colby.edu
Unity College provides students with the opportunity to grow and learn in a small college atmosphere in a distinctly rural setting. Unity specializes in environmental science and natural resource management programs with a liberal arts foundation. Degree programs include aquaculture, conservation law enforcement, ecology, environmental education, environmental policy, environmental sciences, fisheries, forestry, interdiscplinary studies, outdoor recreation, park management, urban and community forestry, and wildlife biology.
90 Quaker Hill Road · Unity, Maine 04988 · (207) 948-3131 · www.unity.edu
Kennebec Valley Community College
Is one of the seven technical colleges which operates under the authority of the Maine Techincal College System Board of Trustees. KVCC is a public, non-profit, post-secondary institution sub-ported by state legislative appropriations and federal funds. Courses are also offered evenings and weekends to accomodate the needs of central maine businesses. Customized courses are availale upon request. Kennebec Valley Community College is located on a sixty-acre campus in Fairfield, Maine. The campus is easily reached by taking Exit 132 off Interstate 95.
92 Western Ave · Fairfield, Maine 04937 · (207) 453-5000 · www.kvcc.me.edu
Programs of Study:
Applied Electronics and Computer Technology · Administrative Office Tech. · Associate in Arts · Bioscience Technology · Business Administration · Computer Application Technology · Computer Aided Drafting and Design · Culinary Arts/Management · Education Program · Paramedic Program/Emergency Medical Services · General Technology · Health Information Technology · Industrial Electrical/Electronics Technology · Industrial Maintenance Technology · Lineworker Technology · Medical Assisting · Nursing · Occupational Therapy Assistant · Physical Therapist Assistant · Precision Machining Technology · Pulp and Paper Technology · Radiologic Technology · Respiratory Therapy · Trades & Technical Occupations