Coosa Valley Technical College

Coosa Valley Technical College

Coosa Valley Technical College, also known as CVTC, is located Rome, Georgia, United States. It was established in 1962. The main campus in Rome is called Floyd campus. CVTC has two other campuses located in Calhoun (Gordon campus) and Rockmart (Polk campus). Coosa Valley Technical College operates under the Technical College System of Georgia. CVTC offers degrees and certificate programs to students in various areas of study including education, business, computer programming, nursing, and web design.

The athletic teams of CVTC are known as the Bruins. Students participate in sports such as basketball and volleyball.

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Coosa Valley Technical College
One Maurice Culberson Drive
Rome , GA 30161
General Phone: (706) 295-6963

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Coosa Valley Tech Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology200dental assistant, medical coding, medical assistant, cardiovascular tech, nuclear medical tech, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech, surgical tech, sonography and ultrasound tech, ...
Business and Management198operations management, accounting technology, call center operation, entrepreneurship, small business management, sales and marketing, sales
Mechanics and Repair169electrical installation and repair, computer repair, HVAC, industrial mechanics, autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Office and Administration107data entry, administrative assistant, general office occupations
Security and Law Enforcement104criminal justice and safety, fire-fighting
Beauty and Cosmetology84cosmetology
Nursing and Emergency Medicine53EMT paramedic, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Computer Science and Engineering49computer programming, computer applications programming, data processing tech, web design, computer networking
Medical Administration41medical office management, medical transcription, medical receptionist
Transportation33truck and bus driver
Construction Trades26carpentry, electrician
Engineering Technician26civil engineering tech, manufacturing tech, drafting, CAD and design, architectural drafting, mechanical drafting
Real Estate and Construction Management19construction management
Production Trades19machine shop assistant, welding, cabinetmaking
Family and Social Work16child care management, child care provider
Therapy and Counseling12massage therapy
Education and Teaching11early childhood education
Landscaping and Horticulture1applied horticulture

Number of programs and degrees for Coosa Valley Tech in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years28227
Associate's degree10919
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years11411
Award of less than 1 academic year66337

Coosa Valley Tech Student Body

In 2007-2008, Coosa Valley Tech had a total enrollment of 2,628 students (2,201 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 83%
Black 12%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 18%
20-21 15%
22-24 14%
25-29 15%
30-34 10%
35-39 9%
40-49 12%
50-64 6%
65+ 0%

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


Coosa Valley Tech Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 48 %
Part-Time 39 %

Coosa Valley Tech Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Coosa Valley Tech Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,539
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 2,835
Books and supplies $ 1,460

Financial Aid:
Coosa Valley Tech participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 402400)

Coosa Valley Tech Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track3347

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year32$55,36247$53,218
All faculty totalcalendar year32$55,36247$53,218

*: 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 year1*0*
All faculty totalacademic year1*0*

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

Coosa Valley Tech Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Customer Service Support/Call Center/Teleservice Operation
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Operations Management and Supervision
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Selling Skills and Sales Operations
Small Business Administration/Management

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Construction Trades

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Manufacturing Technology/Technician
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Child Care and Support Services Management

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair, General
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology

Medical Administration
Medical Office Management/Administration
Medical Reception/Receptionist
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health Diagnostic/Intervention/Treatment Professions, Oth
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
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

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Production Trades
Cabinetmaking and Millwork/Millwright
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant
Welding Technology/Welder

Real Estate And Construction Management
Construction Management

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage

Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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What Sets Coosa Valley Tech Apart:

Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 6%Coosa Valley Tech Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Number of degree programs
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Top 7%Coosa Valley Tech Number of degree programs
% of degrees in beauty and cosmetology
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 9%Coosa Valley Tech % of degrees in beauty and cosmetology
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 13%Coosa Valley Tech Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%Coosa Valley Tech % of degrees in office and administration
Female % of student body
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 15%Coosa Valley Tech Female % of student body
% of degrees in mechanics and repair
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 16%Coosa Valley Tech % of degrees in mechanics and repair
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Coosa Valley Tech % students 40 years or older
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
(vs. all colleges)
Top 20%Coosa Valley Tech % of degrees in computer science and engineering

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
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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