River Valley Community College

Claremont, NH

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River Valley Community College

River Valley Community College Student Essentials

River Valley Community College Student Essentials
Region: Northeast
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.rivervalley.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $7,000
Out-of-State Tuition: $15,576
Retention Rate: 57%
Enrollment: 1,765

About River Valley Community College

River Valley Community College (RVCC) in Claremont, New Hampshire, is a full service two-year college. Academics encompass associate’s degrees, vocational certificates, professional development courses and online study.

RVCC offers more than 35 degrees and professional programs of study. Students may earn an AA in such fields as:

  • Creative Writing
  • General Studies
  • Teacher Education

RVCC also awards associate’s degrees in medical and other science fields. Professional associate’s degrees include:

  • Business Management
  • Criminal Justice
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy Assisting
  • Respiratory Therapy

Those who would like to get certified for a new career in a year or less may enroll in one of RVCC’s certificate programs. RVCC awards certificates in such professional areas as:

  • Massage Therapy
  • Medical Assisting
  • Phlebotomy
  • Website Design

Other educational options available at RVCC include professional development classes for healthcare professionals. The Continuing Education division also has an online professional school that prepares people for careers in technology, media and other fields.

RVCC’s campus life offerings include job fairs, theatre events and student services like tutoring and transfer advising.

Admissions require that students fill out an application, submit transcripts and take the Accuplacer exam. The school also strongly recommends that applicants interview with an admissions representative. There may be additional requirements for certain healthcare degrees.

RVCC offers comprehensive financial aid to eligible students. Aid awards include federal grants and loans, state grants and veteran’s benefits. Most types of financial aid require a FAFSA application.

River Valley Community College Location

River Valley Community College
One College Place
Claremont, NH 03743


Getting Around River Valley Community College

Walkability

Poor walkability. We recommend using a car for this area.

2/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Claremont, NH

Winter
Dec
34
14
Jan
29
6
Feb
34
7
Spring
Mar
42
17
Apr
55
30
May
68
41
Summer
Jun
77
51
Jul
82
55
Aug
80
53
Fall
Sep
72
45
Oct
59
32
Nov
46
26

Students

Total Students 1,765

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 1%
  • African American: 1%
  • Caucasian: 85%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 11%
Latino 1%
African American 1%
Caucasian 85%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 11%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 15%
Part-Time 85%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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