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

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

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

Catawba Valley Community College is a public community institution located in Hickory, North Carolina, United States. The college was established in the year 1958. Catawba Valley Community College campus is spread across 162 acres (0.66 km2) that includes 16 buildings. CVCC now has two furniture academies, one in Newton, North Carolina, and one in Taylorsville. 

On January 9 of 1964, CVCC was one among the main 7 institutes established by the department. The student body of the college is very diverse and has students from almost all parts of the world. Catawba Valley Community College main goal is to create awareness about the teamwork among students by respecting the power of diversity.

  • College accreditation - The College is affiliated by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission On Colleges(SACSCOC).

  • The college has the total Population of 4,703 students with 15:1 Student-Faculty ratio.


Online Education at CVCC

The main aim of CVCC's online programs is to provide the students with time flexibility, structured curriculum, friendly faculties, and more. A student can access all their courses anytime with just one click.

  • College offers 6 online programs across various domains. CVCC majors include Business Management and safety.

  • Online education enables students with jobs, hectic schedules, or child care difficulties the freedom and flexibility to obtain an education at their convenience. It can be accessed 24/7.

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Reviews

Following are some of the reviews about the CVCC-

  • Catawba Valley Community College is the best way to transition from a high school to a college lifestyle. CVCC offers a wide range of classes. The class sizes are small enough that each student has an opportunity to know their professor and have a one-on-one session. Most of the faculty and staff are respectful and knowledgeable about their subject.

  • CVCC is a very diverse community college with tons of options for students. They have online courses, campus courses, choices of internships, work-study programs, many outdoor and indoor games.

Location & Contact

Address

2550 Hwy 70 SE

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8283277000
Fax: 8283277000
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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

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

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

CVCC works with students to make their education affordable by extending  their support by providing loans, grants, and scholarships. 

To be eligible for the financial aid the student has to fill the FAFSA form. Catawba Valley Community College Federal School Code is 005318.

Some of the aid given is -

  • Federal aid includes Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG) and loans such as Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, and Direct Parent PLUS loan. Federal Work-Study option enables students to study and earn at the same time. 

  • State aid includes grants such as the North Carolina Education Lottery Scholarship (NCELS), North Carolina Community College Grant (NCCCG).

  • Catawba Valley College scholarship like Catawba Valley Community College Foundation Scholarships and NC REACH Scholarship.

  • Military aid includes Post 9/11 GI Bill Benefits and the Yellow Ribbon Program.