Community College of Vermont

  • The Community College of Vermont is one of four 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 5,378 students (14% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the state community college average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 23%.

Top Rankings

Community College of Vermont ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Vermont for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 450 teachers has grown by 119% over five years.
Community College of Vermont(VT) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/NontraditionalBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate not-for-profit
Total Faculty450 staff81 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Community College of Vermont has declined by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five years.
The Community College of Vermont diversity score of 0.37 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has grown by 79% over five years.
Total Enrollment5,378 students519 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:111:1
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# Full-Time Students768 students337 students
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# Part-Time Students4,610 students182 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
3%
3%
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% Black
2%
2%
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% White
79%
77%
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% Two or more races
5%
4%
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% Non Resident races
5%
4%
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% Unknown races
3%
7%
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Diversity Score0.370.40
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College Completion Rate
21%
21%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$27,800$30,700
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $271 is less than the state average of $6,566. The in-state tuition has declined by 95% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $552 is less than the state average of $12,130. The out-state tuition has declined by 95% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$271$6,566
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Out-State Tuition Fees$552$12,130
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Tuition NotesTuition fees are per credit
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid72%95%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,000$14,750
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,028$7,146
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Source: 2019 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Community College of Vermont is Clinton Community College (16.7 miles away).
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  • Sterling College
    Private not-for-profit
    136 students | 40.90 Mi16 Sterling Drive
    Craftsbury Common, VT 05827
    (802) 586-7711
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    Randolph, VT 05061
    (802) 728-1000
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Did You Know?
For Vermont public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,566 per year for in-state students and $12,130 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $41,786 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Vermont community colleges have a diversity score of 0.40, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Vermont is New England Culinary Institute. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.