Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC)

Hickory, NC

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Catawba Valley Community College

Catawba Valley Community College

Catawba Valley Community College Student Essentials

Catawba Valley Community College Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.cvcc.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $2,381
Out-of-State Tuition: $8,439
Retention Rate: 80%
Enrollment: 7,550
Year Established: 1960

About CVCC

Catawba Valley Community College is located in Hickory, North Carolina to serve the public as an educational and cultural institution of higher learning.

CVCC is committed to delivering accessible academic opportunity to the surrounding communities, and offers associate’s degrees and occupational-specific certificate programs for those looking to start a new career.

Associate’s and certificate programs are offered in concentrations of the following disciplines:
• School of Academics, Education and Fine Arts
• School of Business, Industry and Technology
• School of Health and Public Services

Catawba Valley Community College offers distance learning in many programs to support students who are unable to enjoy in-classroom instruction, while continuing education is offered to community members who are interested in keeping up with changing technology.

Catawba Valley Community College is proud of its student support services, including academic and career advising, tutoring, and a career center aimed to help graduating students secure their dream job.

Students in occupation-specific programs are able to receive hands-on experience to build their skills-set, while associate’s degree students are able to earn transferable credits to a four-year university.

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CVCC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4.5 of 5 Stars 2 Reviews

50% of students gave Catawba Valley Community College 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating

I love CVCC. It's small enough to where you know your professors on a personal level. I'm still in my freshman year but i have met so many people who love to help with anything that is needed. CVCC is a great school to start out at.


CVCC Map & Location

Catawba Valley Community College
2550 Hwy 70 SE
Hickory, NC 28602


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Getting Around CVCC

Walkability

Fair walkability. You could have a car for this area, but walking is possible.

4/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Hickory, NC

Winter
Dec
51
31
Jan
49
29
Feb
53
32
Spring
Mar
61
39
Apr
70
47
May
77
55
Summer
Jun
85
64
Jul
88
68
Aug
86
67
Fall
Sep
80
60
Oct
70
48
Nov
61
39

CVCC Students

Total Students 7,550

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 6%
  • African American: 10%
  • Caucasian: 73%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 7%
  • Unknown and Other: 3%
Latino 6%
African American 10%
Caucasian 73%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 7%
Unknown and Other 3%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 22%
Part-Time 78%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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