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Chattahoochee Valley Community College Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Chattahoochee Valley Community College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Chattahoochee Valley Community College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Chattahoochee Valley Community College was awarded 4 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

CVCC 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 CVCC?

Acceptance Rate

As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into Chattahoochee Valley Community College since the school has an open admissions policy. Still, be sure to submit any requested materials and that your application is completed in full.

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Chattahoochee Valley Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Chattahoochee Valley Community College, this ratio is 16 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Chattahoochee Valley Community College is 37%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  37 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Chattahoochee Valley Community 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 Chattahoochee Valley Community College this rate is 55%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  55 out of 100

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Average Overall Diversity at CVCC

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,568 undergraduates at CVCC with 864 being full-time and 704 being part-time.

CVCC Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

CVCC scored 59.24 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  59.24 out of 100
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How Much Does Chattahoochee Valley Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of CVCC is $1,578. 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 CVCC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$1,016 $1,166 $4,536 $6,813 $7,028

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 CVCC, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At CVCC, approximately 13% of students took out student loans averaging $4,266 a year. That adds up to $17,064 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at CVCC is 15.0%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do CVCC Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from CVCC with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $28,900 in their early years. This is about 27% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


See which majors at Chattahoochee Valley Community College make the most money.

Location of Chattahoochee Valley Community College

Chattahoochee Valley Community College is a public institution situated in Phenix City, Alabama. Students who love country life may enjoy the rural location of CVCC.

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Location of Chattahoochee Valley Community College

Contact details for CVCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2602 College Drive, Phenix City, AL 36869
Phone: 334-291-4900

Chattahoochee Valley Community College Majors

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

Online Learning at CVCC

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 441 students took at least one online class at Chattahoochee Valley Community College. This is an increase from the 345 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 441 60
2016-2017 345 33
2015-2016 342 36
2014-2015 317 32
2013-2014 266 20

Learn more about online learning at Chattahoochee Valley Community College.

Notes and References


*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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