Chattahoochee Valley Community College

Chattahoochee Valley Community College

Chattahoochee Valley Community College, or CVCC, is a public institution which was established in 1973 by an act of the Alabama State Legislature. Located in Phoenix City, Alabama, more than 2,000 students enroll in the Phoenix city campus which comprises eight buildings and covers more than 100 acres.

Chattahoochee Valley Community College offers academic programs leading to associate's degrees. The college offers these courses through the following academic divisions:

  • Division of Business Computer and Social Sciences
  • Division of Health Sciences
  • Division of Language and Fine Arts
  • Division of Mathematics and Science

The students of CVCC participate in sports which include basketball, and fast pitch softball, among others. The college is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association as well as the Alabama Junior and Community College Conference.

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Chattahoochee Valley Community College
2602 College Drive
Phenix City , AL 36869
General Phone: (334) 291-4900

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Chattahoochee Valley Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts124liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine61EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Business and Management12business management, accounting
Office and Administration9administrative assistant
Computer Science and Engineering4computer and info science
Design3design and visual communication
Family and Social Work2child care management
Security and Law Enforcement1criminal justice and police, fire services administration, security and protective services
Music0music history and theory
Medical Support and Technology0medical assistant

Number of programs and degrees for Chattahoochee Valley Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree18713
Award of less than 1 academic year44
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years255

Chattahoochee Valley Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Chattahoochee Valley Community College had a total enrollment of 1,929 students (1,158 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 48%
Black 45%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 3%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 17%
20-21 20%
22-24 15%
25-29 14%
30-34 9%
35-39 6%
40-49 8%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Chattahoochee Valley Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 21 %
Part-Time 48 %

Chattahoochee Valley Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Phenix City, Alabama for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Alabama Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Chattahoochee Valley Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,700
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,830
Books and supplies $ 800

Financial Aid:
Chattahoochee Valley Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1218200)

Chattahoochee Valley Community College Faculty

Chattahoochee Valley Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track14

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year8$57,06223$54,136
All faculty totalacademic year8$57,06223$54,136

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Chattahoochee Valley Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports02828

Chattahoochee Valley Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Design and Visual Communications, General

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant

Music History, Literature, and Theory

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Services Administration
Security and Protective Services, Other

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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
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