Cedar Valley College

  • 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 8,786 students (18% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 71%.

Top Rankings

Cedar Valley College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Texas for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 377 teachers has grown by 199% over five years.
Cedar Valley College(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty377 staff262 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Cedar Valley College has grown by 29% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 51:1 over five years.
The Cedar Valley College diversity score of 0.67 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment8,786 students4,831 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:117:1
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# Full-Time Students1,558 students1,371 students
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# Part-Time Students7,228 students3,460 students
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% Asian
3%
5%
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% Hispanic
35%
47%
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% Black
43%
12%
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% White
14%
29%
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% Two or more races
2%
3%
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% Unknown races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.670.68
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College Completion Rate
14%
24%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,100$34,600
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,015 is less than the state average of $4,287. The in-state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,695 is less than the state average of $6,528. The out-state tuition has declined by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,015$4,287
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,695$6,528
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid84%82%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,440$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
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Source: 2020 (or 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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The nearest community college to Cedar Valley College is Mountain View College (10.4 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For Dallas County, TX public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,965 per year for in-state students and $4,621 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,201 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Dallas County, TX community colleges have a diversity score of 0.68, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Dallas County, TX is Vista College-Online. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.