Cedar Valley College

3030 North Dallas Ave
Lancaster, TX 75134
Tel: (972)860-8201
6,676 students
Public institution
The mission of Cedar Valley College is to provide quality learning that prepares students for success in a dynamic world.
School Highlights:
Cedar Valley College serves 6,676 students (23% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 56:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Cedar Valley College is one of 20 community colleges within Dallas County, TX.
The nearest community college is Mountain View College (10.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 119 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Cedar Valley 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 119 staff
59 staff
Cedar Valley College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 6,676 teachers has grown by 39% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 56:1 has increased from 44:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,676 students
1,282 students
Cedar Valley College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 56:1
Cedar Valley College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
1,564 students
810 students
Cedar Valley College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 5,112 students
1,017 students
Cedar Valley College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Cedar Valley College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Cedar Valley College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Cedar Valley College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Cedar Valley College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Cedar Valley College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Cedar Valley College More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
Cedar Valley College Unknown (2006-2013)
Cedar Valley 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. 0.65 0.53
Cedar Valley College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,910 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,590 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 26% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,910 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,590 $10,294
Cedar Valley College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 79%
Cedar Valley College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Cedar Valley College and North Lake College opened in 1977. Brookhaven, the final college in the seven-college master plan, opened in 1978. Cedar Valley College is located on more than 300 acres in southern Dallas County. Cedar Valley's award winning architecture and careful attention to landscaping have given the college a reputation for being one of the most scenic business sites in the Dallas area. The campus plan takes advantage of the site's natural beauty, which includes a gazebo and a pedestrian walk along two sides of a 17-acre lake. Cedar Valley has a 350-seat performance hall, gymnasium, baseball field, and a surgery facility and barn for the Veterinary Technology program. Cedar Valley College is located in southern Dallas County. It's one of seven colleges in the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD). More than 4,000 students benefit from its comprehensive curriculum, which includes for credit academic transfer career programs and non-credit continuing education courses such as real estate, computer technology, foreign language and music. Cedar Valley College offers a wide range of degrees and certificate programs to choose from and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate degree.

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Did You Know?
For Dallas, TX public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,094 per year for in-state students and $5,380 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,103 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Dallas, TX 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 0.65, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Dallas, TX is Golf Academy of America-Farmers Branch. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.