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River Valley Community College

River Valley Community College

River Valley Community College was established in 1968 as the New Hampshire Community Technical College at Claremont. Its main campus is located in Claremont, New Hampshire. River Valley Community College also operates the Keene Academic Center in Keene, New Hampshire. More than 1,000 students enroll in the college every year.

River Valley Community College offers more than 15 Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degree programs. Diploma and certificate programs are also offered, along with non-credit courses, continuing education programs, and online courses.

Students can participate in intercollegiate athletics like basketball, cross country, golf, tennis, swimming, skiing, soccer, and track. The college also supports a number of student organizations, including Phi Theta Kappa and the Student Senate.

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Contacting River Valley Community College

River Valley Community College
One College Drive
Claremont , NH 03743-9707
General Phone: (603) 542-7744
http://www.rivervalley.edu

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

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine102registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Medical Support and Technology37medical assistant, respiratory care tech, medical lab tech, phlebotomy
Therapy and Counseling32counseling psychology, physical therapist assistant, massage therapy
Business and Management11accounting, accounting technology, MIS
Liberal Arts11liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy10occupational therapist assistant, recreational therapy
Education and Teaching10education, early childhood education
Medical Administration6medical secretary
Computer Science and Engineering5computer science, computer networking
Family and Social Work3human services
Office and Administration1administrative assistant
Production Trades1machine shop assistant

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

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Associate's degree12114
Award of less than 1 academic year10712
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years11

River Valley Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, River Valley Community College had a total enrollment of 955 students (484 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 74%
Black 1%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 23%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 4%
18-19 16%
20-21 12%
22-24 12%
25-29 13%
30-34 8%
35-39 9%
40-49 12%
50-64 6%
65+ 0%

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

ResidencePercent
New Hampshire88%
Vermont10%
Connecticut1%
Florida1%
Maine1%

River Valley Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 63 %
Part-Time 47 %

River Valley Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 5,816
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 13,016
Books and supplies $ 1,500

Financial Aid:
River Valley Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 756000)

River Valley Community College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*5$63,283
Associate professorcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*6$61,982

*: 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
Professoracademic year1*13$53,189
Associate professoracademic year6$44,1534$48,260
Assistant professoracademic year1*0*
All faculty totalacademic year8$45,18917$52,029

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

River Valley Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Management Information Systems, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General

Family And Social Work
Human Services, General

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Phlebotomy/Phlebotomist
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

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

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapist Assistant
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant

Therapy And Counseling
Counseling Psychology
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
Physical Therapist Assistant

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River Valley Community College Highlights

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What Sets River Valley Community College Apart:

CategoryTrophy 
Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 8%River Valley Community College Number of degree programs
% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 10%River Valley Community College % of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
Salaries of full-time faculty
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 14%River Valley Community College Salaries of full-time faculty
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%River Valley Community College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
Number of students
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 16%River Valley Community College Number of students
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%River Valley Community College % of degrees in therapy and counseling
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%River Valley Community College % students 40 years or older
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%River Valley Community College % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine

Notable:
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 Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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