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Catawba Valley Community College

Catawba Valley Community College is a Public, 2 Years+ school located in Hickory, NC. The 2019 average net price at Catawba Valley Community College is $8,067. Acceptance rate is 100.00%. The school has a total enrollment of 4,610.


Logo of Catawba Valley Community College
Major Airport
Location: Hickory, NC
Student Body: 4,610
Education Type: 2 Years+
Funding: Public
Campus Type: Urban
Web Site: www.cvcc.edu
Acceptance Rate: Open Enrollment

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Enrollment
  • Application Deadline: n/a
  • International Students: < 1%
  • Application Fee: $0
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
In State Tuition: $2,128
Out of State/International Tuition: $7,504
Room and Board: n/a
Books and Supplies: $1,850
Other Fees: $219
Net Price In-District/State: $8,067
Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 918
  • Men / Women Ratio: 425 / 493
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: Unreported
  • Median SAT Math Range: Unreported
  • Median ACT Range: Unreported
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: 76
  • Minimum IETLS Score: n/a
  • % of International Students: < 1%
  • International Testing: n/a
  • Total International Students: 8
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: n/a
  • Recommendations: n/a
  • Admissions Tests Scores: n/a
  • Portfolio: n/a

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences: 38%
  • Health Professions: 18%
  • Business, Management, Marketing: 16%
  • Engineering Technology: 5%
  • Protective Services: 4%

Academic Programs

Catawba Valley Community College offers 76 Total Programs in Associate's, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Liberal Arts and Sciences. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Associate's Degree ProgramsCatawba Valley Community College offers 38 Associate's Degree Programs
Agriculture
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication Technology
  • Photographic and Film, Video Technology, Technician and Assistant Degree
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
  • Computer Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
  • Electromechanical Technology, Electromechanical Engineering Technology Degree
  • Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies, Technicians, Other Degree
  • Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Technology, Technician Degree
Health Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic, Repair Technician
  • Automobile, Automotive Mechanics Technology, Technician Degree
Parks, Leisure Studues
  • Health and Physical Education, Fitness, Other Degree
Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Vocational Trade Programs
Certificate ProgramsCatawba Valley Community College offers 34 Certificate Programs
Agriculture
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication Technology
  • Photographic and Film, Video Technology, Technician and Assistant Degree
Computer Science
Construction
Education
Engineering Technology
  • Computer Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology, Technician Degree
  • Electromechanical Technology, Electromechanical Engineering Technology Degree
  • Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Technology, Technician Degree
Health Professions
Human Sciences
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic, Repair Technician
  • Automobile, Automotive Mechanics Technology, Technician Degree
  • Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology, Technician Degree
Parks, Leisure Studues
  • Health and Physical Education, Fitness, Other Degree
Personal/Culinary Services
Protective Services
Vocational Trade Programs

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 28%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 33%
  • 1st Year Retention: 67%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $28,900
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 4,610
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 69%
  • Hispanic Students: 11%
  • Asian Students: 8%
  • Black Students: 7%
  • Two or more races: 2%
  • Unknown: 2%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: 1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%
  • Non-resident, alien: <1%

Transfer Agreements

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General Agreement
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
General Agreement
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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