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Get the facts about Chippewa Valley Technical College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. 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 Chippewa Valley Technical 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.

Chippewa Valley Technical College was awarded 8 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

CVTC 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 CVTC?

Acceptance Rate

As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into Chippewa Valley Technical 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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Chippewa Valley Technical College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Chippewa Valley Technical College is about average at 13 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

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 Chippewa Valley Technical College is 48%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  48 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Chippewa Valley Technical 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 Chippewa Valley Technical College this rate is 60%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  60 out of 100
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Below Average Overall Diversity at CVTC

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 7,645 undergraduates at CVTC with 2,123 being full-time and 5,522 being part-time.

CVTC Diversity Score

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

The overall diversity score for CVTC is 26.70 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  26.70 out of 100
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How Much Does Chippewa Valley Technical College Cost?

The overall average net price of CVTC is $10,711. 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 CVTC

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$8,593 $9,330 $11,604 $14,062 $14,327

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 CVTC, 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 CVTC, approximately 50% of students took out student loans averaging $5,199 a year. That adds up to $20,796 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at CVTC is 10.3%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

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How Much Money Do CVTC Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from CVTC make around $35,700 per year during the early years of their employment. Unfortunately, this is 10% 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 Chippewa Valley Technical College

Located in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Chippewa Valley Technical College is a public institution. Eau Claire is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

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Location of Chippewa Valley Technical College

Contact details for CVTC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 620 W Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire, WI 54701-6162
Phone: 715-833-6200
Website: www.cvtc.edu

Chippewa Valley Technical College Majors

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

Online Learning at CVTC

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, 1,779 students took at least one online class at Chippewa Valley Technical College. This is a decrease from the 2,570 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,779 556
2016-2017 2,570 830
2015-2016 2,446 722
2014-2015 2,440 679
2013-2014 1,612 342

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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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