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Cedar Valley College Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Cedar Valley College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Cedar Valley College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Cedar Valley College was awarded 8 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Cedar Valley College was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Cedar Valley College?

Acceptance Rate

Cedar Valley College has an open admissions policy, so you should not have much trouble being accepted by the school. Still, it is important to fill out the application completely and submit any requested materials, which may include proof that you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

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Cedar Valley College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At Cedar Valley College, this rate is 26 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Cedar Valley College is 30%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

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Retention and Graduation Rates at Cedar Valley College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Cedar Valley College this rate is 54%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

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Good Overall Diversity at Cedar Valley College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 8,786 undergraduates at Cedar Valley College with 1,558 being full-time and 7,228 being part-time.

Cedar Valley College Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

The overall diversity score for Cedar Valley College is 61.29 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  61.29 out of 100
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How Much Does Cedar Valley College Cost?

The overall average net price of Cedar Valley College is $7,814. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Cedar Valley College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$7,063 $7,697 $10,666 $11,822 $12,922

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Cedar Valley College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Cedar Valley College, approximately 26% of students took out student loans averaging $5,592 a year. That adds up to $22,368 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Cedar Valley College is 19.0%. 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.

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How Much Money Do Cedar Valley College Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Cedar Valley College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $30,400 in their early years. Unfortunately, this is 24% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.

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Location of Cedar Valley College

Cedar Valley College is a public institution located in Lancaster, Texas. The rural area surrounding Cedar Valley College is great for students who love a peaceful atmosphere.

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Location of Cedar Valley College

Contact details for Cedar Valley College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3030 North Dallas Ave, Lancaster, TX 75134-3799
Phone: 972-860-8201
Website: www.cedarvalleycollege.edu

Cedar Valley College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Cedar Valley College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Cedar Valley College

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 4,803 students took at least one online class at Cedar Valley College. This is an increase from the 4,335 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 4,803 3,531
2016-2017 4,335 3,276
2015-2016 3,948 2,826
2014-2015 2,489 2,193
2013-2014 3,848 2,792

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*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.

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