Chattahoochee Valley Community College

Tel: (334)291-4900
1,805 students
Public institution
If you are looking for the special features that a college close to home can provide, Chattahoochee Valley Community College may be the perfect choice for you. If a beautiful campus with convenient access, a talented and dedicated faculty, a selection of day and night classes, one of the lowest college tuitions in Alabama and Georgia and readily available financial aid appeal to you, then Chattahoochee Valley adds up to the very best college value of the many choices you could make.
School Highlights
Chattahoochee Valley Community College serves 1,805 students (56% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 39%.
Chattahoochee Valley Community College is the only community colleges within Russell County, AL.
The nearest community college is Columbus Technical College (6.10 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College Chattahoochee Valley Community College (AL) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 70 staff
70 staff

Student Body

The student population of 1,805 has grown by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,805 students 1,398 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1
28:1
# Full-Time Students 1,004 students
869 students
# Part-Time Students 801 students
676 students
% Asian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
3%
2%
% Black
41%
25%
% White
51%
61%
% Two or more races
1%
1%
% Unknown races
3%
9%
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.57 0.56

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $4,200 is more than the state average of $4,140. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,470 is more than the state average of $7,410. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,200 $4,140
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,470 $7,410
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94%
94%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Chattahoochee Valley Community College values its students and offers you a place in its special, intimate surroundings. Many others just like you are discovering Chattahoochee Valley as a great investment in their futures. Chattahoochee Valley Community College competes in price, but we also choose to compete in quality as we offer opportunity combined with academic excellence. For the education you want, for the future you want... The College opened in temporary quarters in January 1974. In 1976, the College moved to its present permanent location at 2602 College Drive. In the fall of 2000 the College enrolled approximately 1739 students. The 103-acre site on which the College is located includes eight permanent buildings: an administrative/classroom building, one general purpose classroom building, a learning resources center, a fine arts building, a health and physical education building, a student center, security kiosk, and maintenance building. The instructors at Chattahoochee Valley take pride in their close relationships with students. Your questions, classes, and exams aren't passed along to graduate teaching assistants. Because your instructors often work in their area in addition to teaching, they stay current on the issues in their fields. Personal involvement with students, real-world experience and excellent credentials make our staff exceptional and personable.

Nearby Schools

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  • Andrew College
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    (229)732-2171
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    Americus GA  31709
    (229)931-2394
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  • 4,727 students | 57.60 Mi750 Roberts St
    Wadley AL  36276
    (256)395-2211
    57.604,727
Did You Know?
For Alabama public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,140 per year for in-state students and $7,410 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,995 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Alabama is 76%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Alabama community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.56, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Alabama is Virginia College-Mobile. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.