Chippewa Valley Technical College

Chippewa Valley Technical College

Chippewa Valley Technical College is located in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. It is one of the 16 technical and community colleges in the Wisconsin Technical College System. CVTC offers associates degrees and technical diploma programs, as well as other certifications and adult continuing education programs.

Chippewa Valley Technical College's largest campus is located in Eau Claire, with major regional centers in Chippewa Falls, Menomonie, Neillsville and River Falls. The college enrolls more than 6,000 full-time students and over 15,000 students in continuing education programs. There are several on-campus student clubs and organizations like the Diversity Student Organization, Japanese Anime and Manga Club and the Skills USA Club.

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Contacting Chippewa Valley Technical College

Chippewa Valley Technical College
620 W Clairemont Ave
Eau Claire , WI 54701-6162
General Phone: (715) 833-6200

Chippewa Valley Technical College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine269EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Medical Support and Technology218dental assistant, dental hygienist, medical assistant, pharmacy tech, allied health and medical assisting, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech, surgical tech, sonography and ultrasound tech, ...
Security and Law Enforcement161criminal justice and police
Business and Management123business management, operations management, accounting, marketing
Mechanics and Repair92industrial electronics tech, HVAC, heavy equipment maintenance, industrial mechanics, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, small engine mechanics
Transportation89truck and bus driver
Construction Trades79electrician, lineworker, building inspection and management, pipefitting, plumbing
Family and Social Work62housing and human environments, child care provider
Computer Science and Engineering51computer programming, computer networking
Production Trades48machine shop assistant, sheet metal tech, tool and die tech, welding
Engineering Technician47civil engineering tech, electronics tech, electromechanical tech, HVAC tech, industrial tech, mechanical drafting
Medical Administration35medical records tech
Therapy and Counseling34substance abuse counseling, massage therapy
Law27legal assistant
Education and Teaching23early childhood education, teacher aide
Beauty and Cosmetology19hair styling
Office and Administration18administrative assistant, general office occupations
Hospitality16hospitality management
Agricultural Science and Management14farm management, agricultural business
Science and Laboratory Technician9science tech
Liberal Arts9interdisciplinary studies, cartography

Number of programs and degrees for Chippewa Valley Technical College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year35317
Associate's degree71032
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years34817
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years323

Chippewa Valley Technical College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Chippewa Valley Technical College had a total enrollment of 5,998 students (3,902 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 91%
Black 2%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 3%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 10%
18-19 21%
20-21 16%
22-24 14%
25-29 13%
30-34 8%
35-39 6%
40-49 8%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

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

State unknown1%

Chippewa Valley Technical College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 20 %
Part-Time 5 %

Chippewa Valley Technical College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Eau Claire, Wisconsin for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Wisconsin Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Chippewa Valley Technical College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 4,542
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 21,400
Books and supplies $ 1,377

Financial Aid:
Chippewa Valley Technical College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 530400)

Chippewa Valley Technical College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track101127

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year20$74,50811$75,134
All faculty totalcalendar year20$74,50811$75,134

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

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year77$64,329108$62,543
All faculty totalacademic year77$64,329108$62,543

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

Chippewa Valley Technical College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Business and Management, Other
Farm/Farm and Ranch Management

Beauty And Cosmetology
Hair Styling/Stylist and Hair Design

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Operations Management and Supervision

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Construction Trades
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, & Inspection, Other
Pipefitting/Pipefitter and Sprinkler Fitter
Plumbing Technology/Plumber

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Tech
Heating/AC/Refrigeration Technology/Technician
Industrial Technology/Technician
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Housing and Human Environments, Other

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology
Small Engine Mechanics and Repair Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health Diagnostic/Intervention/Treatment Professions, Oth
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Renal/Dialysis Technologist/Technician
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist

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

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Sheet Metal Technology/Sheetworking
Tool and Die Technology/Technician
Welding Technology/Welder

Science And Laboratory Technician
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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What Sets Chippewa Valley Technical College Apart:

Number of degree programs
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Top 13%Chippewa Valley Technical College Number of degree programs
Number of students
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Top 13%Chippewa Valley Technical College Number of students
% of degrees in security and law enforcement
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 14%Chippewa Valley Technical College % of degrees in security and law enforcement
Salaries of full-time faculty
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Top 14%Chippewa Valley Technical College Salaries of full-time faculty
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 17%Chippewa Valley Technical College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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