River Valley Community College

One College Place
Claremont, NH 03743-9707
Tel: (603)542-7744
School Highlights
  • River Valley Community College serves 1,009 students (23% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is more than the state average of 17%.
  • River Valley Community College is the only community colleges within Sullivan County, NH.
  • The nearest community college is Landmark College (28.80 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 68 teachers has grown by 21% over five years.
River Valley Community College(NH) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty68 staff114 staff
River Valley Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 1,009 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has grown by 49% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,009 students2,045 students
River Valley Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
River Valley Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students236 students578 students
River Valley Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students773 students1,467 students
River Valley Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
River Valley Community College Enrollment Breakdown NH All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
1%
River Valley Community College Asian (2008-2016)
% Hispanic
1%
3%
River Valley Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
1%
2%
River Valley Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
92%
83%
River Valley Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
River Valley Community College More (2012-2016)
% Unknown races
3%
9%
River Valley Community College Ethnicity Breakdown NH 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.0.150.30
River Valley Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
19%
22%
River Valley Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$42,400$36,800

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $6,855 is less than the state average of $6,952. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $15,015 is less than the state average of $15,095. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$6,855$6,952
River Valley Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$15,015$15,095
River Valley Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid89%81%
River Valley Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2008-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$17,625$14,052
River Valley Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$8,401$5,500
River Valley Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For New Hampshire public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,952 per year for in-state students and $15,095 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

New Hampshire 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 0.30, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in New Hampshire is Lakes Region Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.