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Central Virginia Community College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Central Virginia Community College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Central Virginia Community 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.

Central Virginia Community College was awarded 3 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Central Virginia Community College was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Central Virginia Community College?

Acceptance Rate

Central Virginia Community 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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Central Virginia Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Central Virginia Community College is 19 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.

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 Central Virginia Community College is 25%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  25 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Central Virginia Community College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Central Virginia Community College is 64%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  64 out of 100
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Average Overall Diversity at Central Virginia Community College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 4,128 undergraduates at Central Virginia Community College with 1,269 being full-time and 2,859 being part-time.

Central Virginia Community College Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and minorities. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

Central Virginia Community College scored 43.01 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  43.01 out of 100
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How Much Does Central Virginia Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of Central Virginia Community College is $4,920. 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 Central Virginia Community College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$4,204 $4,535 $5,831 $7,833 $9,649

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 Central Virginia Community 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 Central Virginia Community College, approximately 12% of students took out student loans averaging $5,099 a year. That adds up to $20,396 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Central Virginia Community College is 18.5%. 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 Central Virginia Community College Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Central Virginia Community College make around $27,700 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 30% 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 Central Virginia Community College

Central Virginia Community College is a public institution located in Lynchburg, Virginia. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

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Location of Central Virginia Community College

Contact details for Central Virginia Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3506 Wards Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502-2498
Phone: 434-832-7600
Website: www.centralvirginia.edu

Central Virginia Community College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Central Virginia Community College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Central Virginia Community 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, 1,344 students took at least one online class at Central Virginia Community College. This is an increase from the 1,310 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,344 500
2016-2017 1,310 474
2015-2016 1,294 454
2014-2015 1,270 449
2013-2014 1,208 430

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