Chattahoochee Valley Community College

  • 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 1,805 students (56% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 39%.
  • Chattahoochee Valley Community College is the only community colleges within Russell County, AL.
  • The nearest community college to Chattahoochee Valley Community College is Columbus Technical College (6.1 miles away).

Top Placements

Chattahoochee Valley Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Chattahoochee Valley Community College(AL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty70 staff73 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Chattahoochee Valley Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Chattahoochee Valley Community College diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,805 students1,756 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:128:1
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# Full-Time Students1,004 students1,004 students
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# Part-Time Students801 students752 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
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% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
3%
2%
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% Black
41%
24%
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% White
51%
61%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
3%
10%
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Diversity Score0.570.56
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College Completion Rate
12%
17%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,800$29,500
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,320 is less than the state average of $5,427. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,710 is less than the state average of $8,152. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,320$5,427
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,710$8,152
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%94%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,000$11,250
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Chattahoochee Valley Community College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in AL by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,499$5,500
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Source: 2016 (or 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 $5,427 per year for in-state students and $8,152 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,889 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

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