River Valley Community College

School Highlights

River Valley Community College serves 792 students (19% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 26%.

Top Rankings

River Valley Community College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in New Hampshire for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 68 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
River Valley Community College(NH) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty68 staff114 staff
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Student Body

The student population of River Valley Community College has declined by 21% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The River Valley Community College diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has grown by 117% over five years.
Total Enrollment792 students1,626 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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# Full-Time Students154 students497 students
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# Part-Time Students638 students1,129 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
2%
4%
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% Black
2%
2%
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% White
81%
74%
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% Hawaiian
2%
2%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
9%
14%
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Diversity Score0.330.43
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College Completion Rate
24%
26%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$42,400$40,500

Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

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
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Out-State Tuition Fees$15,015$15,095
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid64%70%
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Median Debt for Graduates$17,000$12,116
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,920$7,920
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to River Valley Community College is Landmark College (26.9 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Landmark College
    Private not-for-profit
    519 students | 26.90 Mi19 River Rd South
    Putney, VT 05346
    (802) 387-6700
    26.90519
  • 1,638 students | 40.90 Mi124 Admin Drive
    Randolph, VT 05061
    (802) 728-1000
    40.901,638
  • 3,478 students | 42.30 Mi31 College Drive
    Concord, NH 03301
    (603) 271-6484
    42.303,478
  • 729 students | 45.20 Mi379 Belmont Road
    Laconia, NH 03246
    (603) 524-3207
    45.20729
  • 2,574 students | 50.00 Mi1066 Front St
    Manchester, NH 03102
    (603) 206-8000
    50.002,574
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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 score of 0.43, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in New Hampshire is NHTI-Concord's Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.