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CVCC Tuition & Fees Report

How Much Does Catawba Valley Community College Cost?

See current and projected in-state and out-of-state tuition and fees for Catawba Valley Community College, and how those expenses constrast to nationwide and regional averages. You can jump to any of the following sections in our CVCC cost report:

How Much Does CVCC Charge for Tuition?

$2,367 In-State Tuition & Fees
$7,743 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees

Combined out-of-state tuition and fees at Catawba Valley Community College for the 2020-2021 academic year was $7,743 for undergraduates. In-state undergraduates received a discount for tuition and fees at the school and only had to pay $2,367 per year.

Tuition Fees Total
Out-of-State $7,504 $239 $7,743
In-State $2,128 $239 $2,367

CVCC tuition and fees is for one year of attendance, not including room and board.

The numbers quoted on this page are all sticker price and don't include any financial aid or scholarships students may qualify for.

How much does Catawba Valley Community College cost for part-time students?

Go to the Cost Per Credit Hour page for details.

How Do CVCC Tuition & Fees Compare to Other Schools?

At the national level, average out-of-state tuition and fees are $19,933 a year. Catawba Valley Community College compares well with this national average since its average yearly cost in tuition and fees was $7,743 for out-of-state students.

Average in-state tuition and fees for schools across the country is $16,784 a year for undergraduate students. CVCC only charges $2,367 a year in for in-state undergraduates, making it relatively inexpensive when compared to the national average.

Take a look at the following chart to see how Catawba Valley Community College compares to other schools in terms of tuition and fees.

Nationwide Southeast North Carolina
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Note that a school may appear to be more expensive than another school when you look at tuition and fees alone, but it may actually be a better deal when you factor in financial aid packages. For more details on that, see: Catawba Valley Community College Financial Aid.

CVCC Tuition & Fees Five Year Projection

0.28% In-State Tuition Increase
0.09% Out-of-State Tuition Increase
$9,563 Est. 4-Year Cost

With an average annual growth rate of 0.28% for the past five years, North Carolina residents could expect to pay $2,380 this year if the percentage growth remains the same.

If the in-state CVCC tuition and fees growth rate stays consistent, two years of study could cost $4,768, and four years would cost $9,563.

During the same time period, tuition and fees for out-of-state students have increased by 0.09%. Out-of-state students will be charged approximately $7,756 in this academic year if the costs keep going up at the same rate.

This would result in a total cost of $15,519 for two years and $31,066 for four years.

The following chart shows projected upcoming tuition and fees for undergraduates at CVCC.


Factor Cost Increases Into Your Budget

Be aware of just how much the tuition and fees are increasing each year. At most colleges undergrads will wind up spending more on their last year of school compared to what they did for their first.

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