Community College of Vermont

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  • The Community College of Vermont is one of five Vermont State Colleges and has been accredited since 1975 by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. We provide quality, affordable education to over 10,000 students each year. CCV does not have a central campus with housing facilities. Instead we serve students where they live and work, at 12 academic centers around the state and online. CCV is an open-admissions college. Our students range in age from 14 to 78. They enroll for a single course or full-time study, choosing a pace that works for them.
School Highlights
  • Community College of Vermont serves 5,730 students (15% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the state community college average of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority American and Black), which is more than the state average of 20%.
  • Community College of Vermont is one of 2 community colleges within Chittenden County, VT.
  • The nearest community college is New England Culinary Institute (1.70 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 205 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Community College of Vermont(VT) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty205 staff81 staff
Community College of Vermont Total Faculty (2014-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 5,730 has declined by 14% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.41 is more than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has grown by 115% over five years.
Total Enrollment5,730 students482 students
Community College of Vermont Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio28:119:1
Community College of Vermont Student Staff Ratio (2014-2016)
# Full-Time Students851 students369 students
Community College of Vermont Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students4,879 students113 students
Community College of Vermont Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Community College of Vermont Enrollment Breakdown VT All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
4%
1%
Community College of Vermont American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
3%
1%
Community College of Vermont Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
3%
2%
Community College of Vermont Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
4%
2%
Community College of Vermont Black (2007-2016)
% White
76%
80%
Community College of Vermont White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
5%
2%
Community College of Vermont More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
-
1%
Community College of Vermont Non Resident (2013-2015)
% Unknown races
3%
11%
Community College of Vermont Ethnicity Breakdown VT All Ethnic Groups 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.0.410.35
Community College of Vermont Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
17%
17%
Community College of Vermont Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,800$30,700
Community College of Vermont Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $261 is less than the state average of $15,535. The in-state tuition has declined by 95% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $522 is less than the state average of $19,235. The out-state tuition has declined by 94% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$261$15,535
Community College of Vermont In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$522$19,235
Community College of Vermont Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid78%78%
Community College of Vermont % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$9,981$16,000
Community College of Vermont Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,500$6,102
Community College of Vermont Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Community College of Vermont, a Vermont State College, supports and challenges all students in meeting their educational goals through an abiding commitment to access, affordability, and student success.

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Did You Know?
For Vermont public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $15,535 per year for in-state students and $19,235 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $41,540 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Vermont 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 0.35, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Vermont is Sterling College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.