Chippewa Valley Technical College

620 W Clairemont Ave
Eau Claire, WI 54701-6162
Tel: (715)833-6200
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College delivers superior, progressive technical education which improves the lives of students, meets the workforce needs of the region, and strengthens the larger community.
School Highlights
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College serves 6,074 students (38% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the state community college average of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 23%.
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College is one of 2 community colleges within Eau Claire County, WI.
  • The nearest community college is Globe University-Eau Claire (4.20 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 304 teachers has declined by 28% over five years.
Chippewa Valley Technical College(WI) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesAssociate of Arts Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty304 staff167 staff
Chippewa Valley Technical College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 6,074 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has grown by 57% over five years.
Total Enrollment6,074 students3,351 students
Chippewa Valley Technical College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio20:123:1
Chippewa Valley Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students2,299 students1,122 students
Chippewa Valley Technical College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students3,775 students2,229 students
Chippewa Valley Technical College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Chippewa Valley Technical College Enrollment Breakdown WI All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Chippewa Valley Technical College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2012)
% Asian
Chippewa Valley Technical College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Chippewa Valley Technical College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Chippewa Valley Technical College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Chippewa Valley Technical College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Chippewa Valley Technical College More (2012-2016)
% Unknown races
Chippewa Valley Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown WI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.240.40
Chippewa Valley Technical College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Chippewa Valley Technical College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,800$34,300
Chippewa Valley Technical College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,963 is less than the state average of $4,945. The in-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $5,259 is less than the state average of $6,972. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,963$4,945
Chippewa Valley Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$5,259$6,972
Chippewa Valley Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid82%81%
Chippewa Valley Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$12,473$11,951
Chippewa Valley Technical College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,550$5,500
Chippewa Valley Technical College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Chippewa Valley Technical College is part of the Wisconsin Technical College System located in the state of Wisconsin serving an eleven-county area. The largest campus is located in Eau Claire with major regional centers in Chippewa Falls, Menomonie, Neillsville and River Falls. The College is one of 16 WTCS colleges located throughout the state. Chippewa Valley Technical College has state-of-the-art curriculum, facilities, and equipment. Our learning centers are modeled after the best in the world and are so real they could be pressed into service if necessary. Our new Health Education Center, for example, was designed by world class architects who design the latest medical centers around the country. Our new Nanoscience Technology program not only is one of two in the country but it comes complete with clean room facilities and cutting edge equipment, and, it will be used to incubate new advanced technology industries in the region. Our campuses are conveniently located to most regions of our district and our online programming can help you juggle the busy lifestyles of the 21st century. The college offers Associate Degree and Technical Diploma Programs.

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