Chattahoochee Valley Community College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,990
1.53% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$3,125
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
9.61%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
1,399
42.7% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
22.5%
62 Graduates

About

Chattahoochee Valley Community College is a higher education institution located in Russell County, AL. In N/A, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Chattahoochee Valley Community College were N/A.

In 2020, 391 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Chattahoochee Valley Community College. 67% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (205 degrees), 1.49 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (138 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Chattahoochee Valley Community College is $3,990, which is $−3,990 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Chattahoochee Valley Community College is $3,990, which is $−3,990 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,125.

In 2020, 80% of undergraduate students attending Chattahoochee Valley Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 17% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$3,990
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Chattahoochee Valley Community College was $3,990. The cost of tuition at Chattahoochee Valley Community College is $−3,990 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$3,125
2020 Value
221%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Chattahoochee Valley Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,125. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Chattahoochee Valley Community College grew by 221%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,561
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Chattahoochee Valley Community College was of $6,561 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 21.5% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 25% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

80%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
17%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

80% of undergraduate students at Chattahoochee Valley Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 13% with respect to 2019, when 92% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
9.61%
2018 Default Rate
27
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Chattahoochee Valley Community College was 9.61%, which represents 27 out of the 281 total borrowers.

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Chattahoochee Valley Community College has a total enrollment of 1,399 students. The full-time enrollment at Chattahoochee Valley Community College is 598 students and the part-time enrollment is 801. This means that 42.7% of students enrolled at Chattahoochee Valley Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Chattahoochee Valley Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 40.5% Black or African American, 40.2% White, 6.58% Hispanic or Latino, 4.79% Two or More Races, 0.929% Asian, 0.143% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Chattahoochee Valley Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (27.9%), followed by White Female (23.7%) and White Male (16.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

42.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Chattahoochee Valley Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,399 students. The full-time enrollment at Chattahoochee Valley Community College is 598 and the part-time enrollment is 801. This means that 42.7% of students enrolled at Chattahoochee Valley Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

55%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Chattahoochee Valley Community College was 55%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Chattahoochee Valley Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    566
  2. White
    562
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    92

The enrolled student population at Chattahoochee Valley Community College is 40.5% Black or African American, 40.2% White, 6.58% Hispanic or Latino, 4.79% Two or More Races, 0.929% Asian, 0.143% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 93 students (6.65%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 133 more women than men received degrees from Chattahoochee Valley Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Chattahoochee Valley Community College is white (205 degrees awarded). There were 1.49 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (138 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Chattahoochee Valley Community College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Chattahoochee Valley Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering Technologies (26 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (166 degrees), and Protective Services (39 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Chattahoochee Valley Community College are Registered nurses (1,315,039 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (168,405 people), Medical & health services managers (155,965 people), Other managers (147,080 people), and Pharmacists (132,844 people).

The most specialized majors at Chattahoochee Valley Community College are Engineering Technologies (26 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (166 degrees), Protective Services (39 degrees), Human Sciences (8 degrees), and Health (114 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Chattahoochee Valley Community College are Surgeons, Skincare specialists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Chattahoochee Valley Community College are Engineering Technologies (26 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (166 degrees), Protective Services (39 degrees), Human Sciences (8 degrees), and Health (114 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Chattahoochee Valley Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,484,969 people), Elementary & secondary schools (424,815 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (336,613 people), Outpatient care centers (231,762 people), and Offices of physicians (194,306 people).

The most specialized majors at Chattahoochee Valley Community College are Engineering Technologies (26 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (166 degrees), Protective Services (39 degrees), Human Sciences (8 degrees), and Health (114 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Chattahoochee Valley Community College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Chattahoochee Valley Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

129
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
262
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 129 degrees were awarded to men at Chattahoochee Valley Community College, which is 0.492 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (262).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 52 degrees were awarded to men at Chattahoochee Valley Community College in General Studies, which is 0.491 times less than the 106 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 106 degrees were awarded to women at Chattahoochee Valley Community College in General Studies, which is 2.04 times more than the 52 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

7%
100% Completion Time
19%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 7% of students graduating from Chattahoochee Valley Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 19% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 30% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (42.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Chattahoochee Valley Community College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (42.9% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    205 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    138 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    24 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Chattahoochee Valley Community College is white (205 degrees awarded). There were 1.49 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (138 degrees).

1.28% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    138 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    96 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    67 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Chattahoochee Valley Community College is white female (138 degrees awarded). There were 1.44 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (96 degrees).

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Chattahoochee Valley Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $49.7k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $6.98k (14%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Chattahoochee Valley Community College had a total salary expenditure of $17.2M. Chattahoochee Valley Community College employs 41 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Chattahoochee Valley Community College are Female No academic ranks (26), Male No academic ranks(15), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Chattahoochee Valley Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 18 employees, Management, with 13 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 7 employees.

Endowment

$49.7k
2020 Endowment
51.2%
decline from 2019

Chattahoochee Valley Community College has an endowment valued at about $49.7k, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Chattahoochee Valley Community College declined 51.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.37M lower than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.09M - Federal
  2. $1.4M - State
  3. $148k - Local

As of 2020, Chattahoochee Valley Community College received $1.09M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.4M from state grants and contracts, and $148k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$7.22M
2020 Salaries
2.82%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Chattahoochee Valley Community College paid a median of $7.22M in salaries, which represents 41.9% of their overall expenditure ($17.2M) and a 2.82% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.53% growth from 2018 and a 10.9% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.37M
Instructional Salaries
41
Number of Employees

In 2020, Chattahoochee Valley Community College paid a total of $2.37M to 41 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
41 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
18 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Chattahoochee Valley Community College were No academic rank with 41 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Chattahoochee Valley Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 18 employees; Management with 13 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 7 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Chattahoochee Valley Community College was Female No academic rank with 26 employees, and Male No academic rank with 15 employees.

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