Chattahoochee Valley Community College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$3,930
1.55% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$975
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
13.8%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
1,592
49.3% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
20.4%
63 Graduates

About

Chattahoochee Valley Community College is a higher education institution located in Russell County, AL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Chattahoochee Valley Community College were .

In 2019, 508 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Chattahoochee Valley Community College. 57.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (288 degrees), 1.91 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (151 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Chattahoochee Valley Community College is $3,930, which is $−3,894 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Chattahoochee Valley Community College is $3,930, which is $−3,894 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $975.

In 2019, 92% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 25% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$3,930
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Chattahoochee Valley Community College was $3,930. The cost of tuition at Chattahoochee Valley Community College is $−3,894 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$975
2019 Value
66.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Chattahoochee Valley Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $975. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Chattahoochee Valley Community College grew by 66.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$5,400
Room and Board
$800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Chattahoochee Valley Community College was of $5,400 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of room and board did not change between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 42.9% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

92%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
25%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

92% of undergraduate students at Chattahoochee Valley Community College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 22.7% with respect to 2018, when 75% 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.
13.8%
2017 Default Rate
46
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Chattahoochee Valley Community College was 13.8%, which represents 46 out of the 333 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Chattahoochee Valley Community College has a total enrollment of 1,592 students. The full-time enrollment at Chattahoochee Valley Community College is 785 students and the part-time enrollment is 807. This means that 49.3% 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 43.7% White, 42.7% Black or African American, 6.47% Hispanic or Latino, 4.33% Two or More Races, 0.817% Asian, 0.503% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.188% 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 (27.1%), followed by White Female (25.4%) and White Male (17.7%). 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

49.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Chattahoochee Valley Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,592 students. The full-time enrollment at Chattahoochee Valley Community College is 785 and the part-time enrollment is 807. This means that 49.3% of students enrolled at Chattahoochee Valley Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

50%
2019 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 50%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), 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. White
    696
  2. Black or African American
    679
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    103

The enrolled student population at Chattahoochee Valley Community College is 43.7% White, 42.7% Black or African American, 6.47% Hispanic or Latino, 4.33% Two or More Races, 0.817% Asian, 0.503% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.188% 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% White, 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 78 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 (288 degrees awarded). There were 1.91 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (151 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 (52 degrees awarded), Protective Services (41 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (148 degrees).

Workforce

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 (1,396,338 people), Software developers (555,652 people), Other managers (233,411 people), Medical & health services managers (157,986 people), and Police officers (146,147 people).

The most specialized majors at Chattahoochee Valley Community College are Engineering Technologies (52 degrees awarded), Protective Services (41 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (148 degrees), Health (207 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (25 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 Dentists, Surgeons, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Physicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Chattahoochee Valley Community College are Engineering Technologies (52 degrees awarded), Protective Services (41 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (148 degrees), Health (207 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (25 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 (1,537,178 people), Computer Systems Design (611,157 people), Elementary & secondary schools (402,174 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (385,747 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (254,239 people).

The most specialized majors at Chattahoochee Valley Community College are Engineering Technologies (52 degrees awarded), Protective Services (41 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (148 degrees), Health (207 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (25 degrees).

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Degrees

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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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

215
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
293
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 215 degrees were awarded to men at Chattahoochee Valley Community College, which is 0.734 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (293).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 63 degrees were awarded to men at Chattahoochee Valley Community College in Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic), which is 1.34 times more than the 47 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 93 degrees were awarded to women at Chattahoochee Valley Community College in General Studies, which is 1.86 times more than the 50 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

11%
100% Completion Time
20%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 11% 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, 20% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 28% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

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

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Chattahoochee Valley Community College is Male and Hispanic or Latino (42.9% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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
    288 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    151 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    37 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Chattahoochee Valley Community College is white (288 degrees awarded). There were 1.91 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (151 degrees).

1.18% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    154 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    134 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    108 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Chattahoochee Valley Community College is white female (154 degrees awarded). There were 1.15 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (134 degrees).

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Operations

Chattahoochee Valley Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $102k, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $44.2k (43.4%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Chattahoochee Valley Community College had a total salary expenditure of $16.6M. Chattahoochee Valley Community College employs 43 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Chattahoochee Valley Community College are Female No academic ranks (29), Male No academic ranks(14), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Chattahoochee Valley Community College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 19 employees, Management, with 15 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 8 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$102k
2019 Endowment
33.5%
decline from 2018

Chattahoochee Valley Community College has an endowment valued at about $102k, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Chattahoochee Valley Community College declined 33.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.2M 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. $292k - Federal
  2. $994k - State
  3. $165k - Local

As of 2019, Chattahoochee Valley Community College received $292k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $994k from state grants and contracts, and $165k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$7.02M
2019 Salaries
3.53%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Chattahoochee Valley Community College paid a median of $7.02M in salaries, which represents 42.3% of their overall expenditure ($16.6M) and a 3.53% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 10.9% growth from 2017 and a 0.714% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.49M
Instructional Salaries
43
Number of Employees

In 2019, Chattahoochee Valley Community College paid a total of $2.49M to 43 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
43 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
19 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Chattahoochee Valley Community College were No academic rank with 43 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Chattahoochee Valley Community College were Office and Administrative Support with 19 employees; Management with 15 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 8 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Chattahoochee Valley Community College was Female No academic rank with 29 employees, Male No academic rank with 14 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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