N/A

Acceptance Rate

$6,777

Avg.Financial Aid

005318

FAFSA Code

About Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

2 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

4,610

Website

www.cvcc.edu

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SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

No

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

2550 Hwy 70 SE

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8283277000
Fax: 8283277276
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Rankings

The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. Usually, the rankings of colleges/universities by Forbes and US News are considered trustworthy by applicants and experts. However, Catawba Valley Community College doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications. Generally, the ranking of a college is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success.

Admissions

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. Along with the admission form, the students have to deposit a non-refundable fee to complete the application process. Securing a good score in a standardised test like SAT or ACT improves an applicant’s chances of securing admission. However, Catawba Valley Community College doesn’t focus much on standardised tests. Interestingly, the average SAT or ACT scores of students securing admission is not available. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, North Carolina 28602-0699. They can also call them at (828) 327-7000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$8,067

Average Annual Cost

$2,128

Books And Supplies

$1,850

Other Fees

$219

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to CVCC. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $24,184. For students seeking financial assistance, the college offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Associate degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

13:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

63%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

42%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

47%

Male Professors

53%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

401 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

54 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

50 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

41 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

41 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

33 Graduates

Precision Metal Working

28 Graduates

Dental Support Services and Allied...

15 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

15 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

14 Graduates

Applied Horticulture and Horticultu...

13 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

11 Graduates

Electromechanical Instrumentation a...

11 Graduates

Audiovisual Communications Technolo...

10 Graduates

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Tech...

9 Graduates

Electrical Engineering Technologies...

8 Graduates

Cosmetology and Related Personal Gr...

7 Graduates

Information Science/Studies

7 Graduates

Computer/Information Technology Adm...

6 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

6 Graduates

Computer Engineering Technologies/T...

5 Graduates

Computer Programming

5 Graduates

Computer Systems Networking and Tel...

5 Graduates

Fire Protection

4 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

4 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering Related Tech...

4 Graduates

Electrical and Power Transmission I...

3 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

3 Graduates

Ventilation and Refrigeration Maint...

2 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

2 Graduates

Architectural Engineering Technolog...

1 Graduates

Engineering, General

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

4,610

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

39%

Full-time

37%

Part-time

63%

Students Gender

Male

44%

US National: 44%

Female

56%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

69% White

2% Unknown

7% Black

12% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

7% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

1%

Out Of State

98%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$54,394 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The institution does not provide on-campus housing facilities for students.

On Campus Housing Available

No

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution does not provide any meal plan options.

Meal Plan Available

No

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

N/A

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

NJCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

N/A

Total Female Athletes

N/A

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

No

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

The college believes in offering quality training to all the students and doesn't appreciate instructive disparities. Students originating from various ethnic foundations like Latin, Caucasian, Black, American Indian, and a lot more are invited to the school. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At CVCC, campus safety and security features include campus emergency phones and 24-hr escort safety rides. The number of female and male students at the college are 43% and 57%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$23,900/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$28,800/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$7,000

$10,250

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$73 - 106

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

70%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,777

Students Receiving Federal Grants

58%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,065

Students Receiving State Aid

28%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,062

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

8%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,109

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$8,820

$30K - $48K

$7,178

$48K - $75K

$5,892

$75K - $110K

$1,487

> $110K

$1,022

In case the students at Catawba Valley Community College face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. At the college, the average federal grant comes to be around $6,972, whereas the financial aid is $1,352. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $1,605 as well as institutional aid worth $1,352.

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