Chippewa Valley Technical College

Tel: (715)833-6200
4,522 students
Public institution
Chippewa Valley Technical College delivers superior, progressive technical education which improves the lives of students, meets the workforce needs of the region, and strengthens the larger community.
School Highlights:
Chippewa Valley Technical College serves 4,522 students (54% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 25%.
Chippewa Valley Technical College is one of 2 community colleges within Eau Claire County, WI.
The nearest community college is Globe University-Eau Claire (4.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 308 teachers has declined by 32% over five years.
College Chippewa Valley Technical College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
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 308 staff
61 staff
Chippewa Valley Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 4,522 has declined by 24% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 123% over five years.
Total Enrollment 4,522 students 1,296 students
Chippewa Valley Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
21:1
Chippewa Valley Technical College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,445 students
814 students
Chippewa Valley Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 2,077 students
1,040 students
Chippewa Valley Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Chippewa Valley Technical College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
4%
5%
Chippewa Valley Technical College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
2%
21%
Chippewa Valley Technical College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
1%
15%
Chippewa Valley Technical College Black (2006-2013)
% White
84%
51%
Chippewa Valley Technical College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Chippewa Valley Technical College More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
7%
3%
Chippewa Valley Technical College Unknown (2006-2013)
Chippewa Valley Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.29 0.68
Chippewa Valley Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,692 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,689 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,692 $5,660
Chippewa Valley Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,689 $10,250
Chippewa Valley Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 85%
89%
Chippewa Valley Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Chippewa Valley Technical College is part of the Wisconsin Technical College System located in the state of Wisconsin serving an eleven-county area. The largest campus is located in Eau Claire with major regional centers in Chippewa Falls, Menomonie, Neillsville and River Falls. The College is one of 16 WTCS colleges located throughout the state. Chippewa Valley Technical College has state-of-the-art curriculum, facilities, and equipment. Our learning centers are modeled after the best in the world and are so real they could be pressed into service if necessary. Our new Health Education Center, for example, was designed by world class architects who design the latest medical centers around the country. Our new Nanoscience Technology program not only is one of two in the country but it comes complete with clean room facilities and cutting edge equipment, and, it will be used to incubate new advanced technology industries in the region. Our campuses are conveniently located to most regions of our district and our online programming can help you juggle the busy lifestyles of the 21st century. The college offers Associate Degree and Technical Diploma Programs.

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Did You Know?
For Wisconsin public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,163 per year for in-state students and $7,019 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,338 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Wisconsin is 88%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Wisconsin 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 0.42, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Wisconsin is Sanford-Brown College-West Allis. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.