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 6,759 students (22% of students are full-time).
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 61%.
  • Cedar Valley College is one of 18 community colleges within Dallas County, TX.
  • The nearest community college to Cedar Valley College is Mountain View College (10.7 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 132 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Cedar Valley College(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty132 staff76 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Cedar Valley College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The Cedar Valley College diversity score of 0.65 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment6,759 students3,921 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio51:135:1
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# Full-Time Students1,474 students1,055 students
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# Part-Time Students5,285 students2,866 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
2%
4%
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% Hispanic
17%
37%
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% Black
47%
13%
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% White
31%
39%
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% Two or more races
-
2%
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% Unknown races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.650.69
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College Completion Rate
7%
21%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,100$33,800
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,015 is less than the state average of $4,026. The in-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $4,695 is less than the state average of $6,207. The out-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,015$4,026
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,695$6,207
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid78%83%
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Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Source: 2016 (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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Did You Know?
For Dallas County, TX public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,803 per year for in-state students and $6,252 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,134 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Dallas County, TX community colleges have a diversity score of 0.65, which is equal to the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Dallas County, TX is Richland College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.