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Chattahoochee Valley Community College Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about Chattahoochee Valley Community 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 Chattahoochee Valley Community College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, 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

Since Chattahoochee Valley Community College has an open admissions policy, being accepted to the school isn't that hard. However, a full basic things - such as a high school diploma or equivalent - may be required. Also, go over your application to make sure it is complete before you submit it.

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Chattahoochee Valley Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1, Chattahoochee Valley Community College is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much 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 1,424 undergraduates at CVCC with 820 being full-time and 604 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

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. 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?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from CVCC make around $28,900 per year during the early years of their employment. 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

Located in Phenix City, Alabama, Chattahoochee Valley Community College is a public institution. The rural area surrounding CVCC is great for students who love a peaceful atmosphere.

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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 courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

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

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