Chattahoochee Valley Community College

Tel: (334)291-4900
1,818 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 1,818 students (59% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 36%.
Chattahoochee Valley Community College is the only community colleges within Russell County, AL.
The nearest community college is Columbus Technical College (6.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 69 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Chattahoochee Valley Community 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 69 staff
59 staff
Chattahoochee Valley Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,818 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 31:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,818 students
1,282 students
Chattahoochee Valley Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1
22:1
Chattahoochee Valley Community College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
1,071 students
810 students
Chattahoochee Valley Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 747 students
1,017 students
Chattahoochee Valley Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Chattahoochee Valley Community College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
2%
Chattahoochee Valley Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Chattahoochee Valley Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
43%
12%
Chattahoochee Valley Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
47%
57%
Chattahoochee Valley Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Chattahoochee Valley Community College More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
2%
3%
Chattahoochee Valley Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
Chattahoochee Valley Community 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. 0.56 0.53
Chattahoochee Valley Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,260 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,590 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,260 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,590 $10,294
Chattahoochee Valley Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94%
89%
Chattahoochee Valley Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (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.

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Did You Know?
For Alabama public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,169 per year for in-state students and $7,300 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,649 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Alabama is 70%. 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 0.50, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Alabama is Marion Military Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.