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Chattahoochee Valley Community College (CVCC)

2602 College Drive, Phenix City, AL

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Chattahoochee Valley Community College, located in Phenix City, Alabama, was established in 1973 trough an act passed by the Alabama Legislature. The school's service area includes Phenix City, Russell County, as well as parts of Lee, Macon, Barbour, and Bullock counties. The school also provided educational opportunities of Georgia residents located at Fort Benning – Columbus.  The school took up permanent residence in 1976, a 101 acre lot housing nine permanent buildings dedicated to various studies, programs and administration.

Academics

As a comprehensive community college, CVCC offers a number of programs aimed at assisting in career training or academic transfer as part of its mission o assist residents in its community. Career programs prepare individuals for entry into the workforce by providing the training and education necessary to become a qualified professional over a one to two year period of study.

Upon Completion students will earn a degree or certificate that demonstrates competency. Academic transfer programs fulfill the first two years of a four year education, with credits being transfer to a four year institution that the student applies to prior to completion of the program in order to continue their education and earn a bachelor's degree.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid

CVCC is an open enrollment institution that admits any individual seeking to pursue education. Students must complete an application, pay all fees, and supply transcripts and test scores of available. Students may be asked to take a placement exam prior to registration, and it is recommended they meet with a counselor to discuss curriculum before choosing one's classes.

Financial aid is available in the form of loans and grants, and is awarded based on need as identified through the information provided in the student's Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). All aid must be reapplied for prior to each academic year.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $1,300. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • State Residents: $3,500-$4,100
    • Out-of-State: $6,900-$8,280
  • Charges per unit:
    • State Residents: $120-$140 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $230-$280 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 Aid92%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships86%$5,841
Receiving Student Loans29%$4,756
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Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Chattahoochee Valley Community College may provide services like those listed below:

  • Online course work available
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Students who attend a community college will be able to choose from a variety of programs that will lead to an associate's degree or transfer to a four year institution. The following list shows graduation and transfer-out rates for this school compared to community colleges in Alabama, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.

 CVCCRussell CountyAlabama
Graduation Rate13.4%-17.9%
Transfer-out Rate0.4%-19.7%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
    • Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 2012)
    • Find all the other nursing programs in Alabama
  • Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program
    • Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 2012)
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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 Chattahoochee Valley 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

Engineering Technology

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Security and Protective Services

Visual and Performing Arts

Other Community Colleges Nearby

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Contact Information

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
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FINANCIAL AID RATE
92%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
17:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$4,598