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Central Virginia Community College

3506 Wards Rd, Lynchburg, VA

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Central Virginia Community College, located in Lynchburg, Virginia, was founded in 1966 to serve the cities of Lynchburg and Bedford, and the counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford and Campbell. CVCC Lynchburg is a 2 year institution with a focus on providing the highest quality education possible for its students through the continued review and updating of programs and facilities to meet the needs of modern students within the school's service area. The school funded through state, federal, local and private sources as well as tuition.

Academics
CVCC Lynchburg offers a variety of programs at the associate level, as well as vocational programs that offer certificates and diplomas. Continuing education and specialized training classes are also available. Academic transfer programs allow students to complete the first two years of a four year education, followed by the application to transfer to a college or university, to complete one's bachelor's degree. Vocational and career programs allow students to develop the skills and abilities necessary to0 work as professionals in their chosen field. Graduates of such programs will be eligible to pursue entry level positions in their area of study.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid
Students interested in Attending Central Virginia Community College should be a high school graduate or have a GED or be at least 18 years old. An online application is available for admissions and it is advised to have all financial aid is in order prior to the start of the term.

Financial aid information is available through an online request form on CVCC Lynchburg's website. Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) the information from which will be used by the financial aid office in order to determine a student's needs and aid program eligibility. Aid is offered in the form of loans, grants, and scholarships, and must be reapplied for prior to the start of each academic year.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $6,500. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition range:
    • State Residents: $4,000-$4,800
    • Out-of-State: $9,300-$11,180
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • State Residents: $130-$160 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $310-$370 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid73%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships67%$4,445
Receiving Student Loans14%$4,303
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Central Virginia Community College may offer services to students including:

  • Online course work available
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges often offer both career training programs and options for students to transfer-out to four year institutions, which is why the table below is so important, it compares this school against community colleges in Virginia.

 Central Virginia Community CollegeLynchburg CityVirginia
Graduation Rate24.7%-25.0%
Transfer-out Rate11.5%-12.0%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Radiology Technician Program
    • Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 1969)
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Central Virginia Community College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Engineering

Engineering Technology

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Personal and Culinary Services

Precision Production

Security and Protective Services

Visual and Performing Arts

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
nan%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
73%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
20:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
4

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$3,391