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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?

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2022 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 122 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is digital marketing.

Overall Quality

CVTC is ranked #796 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list.

CVTC is also ranked #25 out of 52 schools in Wisconsin.

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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

With a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1, Chippewa Valley Technical 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 Chippewa Valley Technical College is 51%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

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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 59%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

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Chippewa Valley Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 7,924 undergraduates at CVTC with 2,147 being full-time and 5,777 being part-time.

How Much Does Chippewa Valley Technical College Cost?

The overall average net price of CVTC is $10,773. 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 +
$8,764 $9,051 $11,801 $14,151 $14,453

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

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 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 9.8%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

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How Much Money Do CVTC Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from CVTC with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $35,700 in their early years. 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

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

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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 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 2018-2019, 2,011 students took at least one online class at Chippewa Valley Technical College. This is an increase from the 1,779 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 2,011 653
2017-2018 1,779 556
2016-2017 2,570 830
2015-2016 2,446 722
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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