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Catawba Valley Community College

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Catawba Valley Community College is a public community college in Hickory, North Carolina. The college, established April 3, 1958, is part of the North Carolina Community College System. On December 1, 1987, the school's name was changed officially to Catawba Valley Community College, having previously been known as Catawba Valley Technical Institute and Catawba Valley Technical College.

The main campus covers 120 acres (0.49 km2) and includes 11 buildings. In addition, the college operates a Cosmetology Center in downtown Newton, the CVCC Alexander Center for Education in Taylorsville, and East Campus where continuing education and business & industry services are provided. Specialty programs include the Manufacturing Solutions Center where US manufacturers are provided assistance to increase sales, improve quality and improve efficiency. A 28,000-square-foot (2,600 m2) Regional Simulated Hospital, ValleySim Hospital, opened in 2011.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • students
  • $8,272.00 avg tuition

2550 Hwy 70 SE
Hickory, NC 28602-0699
(828) 327-7000

Apply online Admissions:
www.cvcc.edu/Student_Services/Adm..
Financial Aid:
www.cvcc.edu/Student_Services/Fin..

Areas of Study:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians
  • Precision Production
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Catawba Valley Community College

Statistics:
Applied 0
Admitted 0 NaN%
Enrolled total 0
Full Time: 0
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 0 0
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 0 0
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 64%
4-year graduation rate
6-year graduation rate
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy Yes
Secondary School GPA Not applicable
Secondary School Rank Not applicable
Secondary School Record Not applicable
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Not applicable
Admission Test Scores Not applicable
TOEFL Not applicable
Other Tests Not applicable
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Catawba Valley Community College

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $2,128.00 $2,128.00 $8,272.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $87.00 $87.00 $87.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $67.00 $67.00 $275.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $0.00 $8,376.00 $5,612.00
Other Expenses $0.00 $8,530.00 $5,612.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $0.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $1,350.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 67%
Percent receiving grant aid 67%
Avg amount of grant aid $4,556.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 13%
Avg amount of student loan aid $3,053.00

Catawba Valley Community College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General X
Turf and Turfgrass Management X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping X
Banking and Financial Support Services X
Business Administration and Management, General X
Customer Service Management X
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
Office Management and Supervision X
Operations Management and Supervision X
COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Programming/Programmer, General X
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications X
Information Science/Studies X
Information Technology X
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager X
EDUCATION
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X
ENGINEERING
Industrial Engineering X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician X
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician X
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician X
Electromechanical and Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies/Technicians, Other X
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist X
Electroneurodiagnostic/Electroencephalographic Technology/Technologist X
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) X
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician X
Medical Office Management/Administration X
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist X
Polysomnography X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism X
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician X
Forensic Science and Technology X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MECHANIC AND REPAIR TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician X
PRECISION PRODUCTION
Furniture Design and Manufacturing X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Commercial and Advertising Art X

Scholarships for Students in North Carolina

Name Amount Deadline
North Carolina Schweitzer Fellows Program $3,000 February 01, 2017
Marian A. Smith Scholarship Award $2,000 January 21, 2017
SETC Secondary School Scholarship $1,000 January 15, 2017
Harry W. Clarke Memorial Scholarship $1,000 January 17, 2017
Polly Holliday Award $1,000 January 28, 2017
Charlie R. and Charles J. Silver Family Scholarship $1,000 March 15, 2017
L. Phil and Alice J. Wicker Scholarship $500 January 31, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017

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