Chattahoochee Valley Community College tuition is $3,570 per year for in-state residents. This is 1% more expensive than the national average public two year tuition of $3,532. The cost is 39% cheaper than the average Alabama tuition of $5,830 for 2 year colleges. Tuition ranks 20th in Alabama amongst 2 year colleges for affordability and is the 13th most expensive 2 year college in the state. If attending from out-of-state, the tuition is $7,140 which represents a 100% premium.
The school charges an additional fees of $744 in addition to tuition bringing the total effective in-state tuition to $4,314.
Chattahoochee Valley Community College doesn't offer on campus housing. If you're not living with family you will need to budget for food and housing in the Phenix City area just like you would for a college with dorms. The estimated rent and meal expense per academic year for off campus housing is $5,400.
The estimated annual cost for books and supplies is $800.
Off-campus students should budget for $1,800 in other miscellaneous living expenses.
The total tuition and living expense budget for in-state Alabama residents to go to CVCC is $12,314 for the 2017/2018 academic year. Out-of-state students who don't have Alabama residence can expect a one year cost of $15,884. Students residing at home with parents providing food and housing should budget a total cost of $6,914.
Citation: Price data from the U.S. Department of Education's 2017-2018 and 2016-2017 IPEDS survey response for Chattahoochee Valley Community College and represent reported costs for the 2016-2017 and 2015-2016 academic years.
|Alabama Resident Total Budget (Living Off Campus)||$12,314|
|Off-Campus Housing Budget||$5,400|
|Off-Campus Other Budget||$1,800|
|Books and Supplies||$800|
|Alabama Resident Total Budget (Living with Parents)||$6,914|
|Family Provided Room and Board||$0|
|With-Family Other Living Budget||$1,800|
|Books and Supplies||$800|
Depending on many factors including student and parent income and assets, the total cost of attendance may be less than the $12,314 published price if scholarship or grant aid is made available to you.
The net out-of-pocket total cost you end up paying or financing though student loans is known as the net price. The reported CVCC net price for in-state students is $1,342* for the 2014/2015 academic year. This net price includes housing and meal expenses.
90% of Chattahoochee Valley Community College students received grant aid in 2014/2015. The average total aid amount was $5,614. 73 percent of students received aid in the form of Pell Grants from the U.S. Federal Government. The average Pell Grant awarded for 2014/2015 was $4,636. To apply for a Pell Grant to attend Chattahoochee Valley Community College, the first step is to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
|Financial Aid Summary|
|Average Annual Net Price||$1,342*|
|Percent of Students Receiving Grant Aid||90%|
|Average Total Grant Aid||$5,614|
|Percent of Students Receiving Pell Grants||73%|
|Average Amount of Pell Grant Aid||$4,636|
The average net total cost of attendance for different levels of family income after federal, state or local government, institutional grant and scholarship aid are awarded. Data last published for the 2014/2015 academic year.
|Family Income||Avg. Net Price|
|$0 to $30,000||$659|
|$30,001 to $48,000||$1,602|
|$48,001 to $75,000||$4,717|
|$75,001 to $110,000||$4,195|
CollegeCalc has estimated typical coverage of the annual in-state tuition and living expenses of $12,314. Breakdown is based on average grant aid and federal loan aid which will vary based on your family income.
Money granted to you by the U.S. Department of Education, Chattahoochee Valley Community College or other organizations. These are not loans and do not need to be repaid.
Low interest student loans funded by the U.S. Department of Education. This amount will need to be repaid.
Covered by family savings, work or private student loans which you will have to repay.
*Reported Average Annual Net Price for in state students receiving grant or scholarship aid reported to the U.S. Department of Education's Academic Year 2014-2015 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Consult this school's net price calculator for further understanding of your potential net price.
Note that for colleges with no reported on-campus room and board, the average net price has been increased to account for living expenses. This number may not only reflect the net price paid to the school for tuition.
|School||Cost vs. Chattahoochee Valley Community College|
|Columbus Technical College||40.2% less expensive|
|Georgia Military College Columbus Campus||53.3% more expensive|
|South Georgia Technical College||40.2% less expensive|
|Southern Union State Community College||0% less expensive|
|Central Alabama Community College||0% less expensive|
Being a school offering two year programs, prospective students should consider the multi year outlay when budgeting the cost for two years at Chattahoochee Valley Community College.
At the current published rates, an estimated total tuition, fees and living expense price for a 2 year associate degree at CVCC is $24,628 for students graduating in normal time. This methodology for estimating the 2 year cost is a straight multiple of the most recent reported annual total cost and does not factor in tuition increases during the time you're in school. It also assumes you receive no grant or scholarship aid and pay the full list price.
**Based on a 2 year multiple of Average Annual Net Price for in state students receiving grant or scholarship aid reported to the U.S. Department of Education's 2014-2015 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Consult this school's net price calculator for further understanding of your potential net price.
Most colleges don't charge students on an annual basis but instead require payment semester by semester. If you ever need to take an additional semester of classes to complete you degree you shouldn't have to pay for a full academic year. These our estimated costs for a semester at Chattahoochee Valley Community College.
|Alabama Resident Tuition Per Semester||$1,785|
|Alabama Resident Total Cost Per Semester||$6,157|
|Non-Alabama Resident Tuition Per Semester||$3,570|
|Non-Alabama Resident Total Cost Per Semester||$7,942|
Some schools offer the ability to take single classes by paying on a per credit hour basis. The reported price per credit hour and estimated cost for one class at Chattahoochee Valley Community College are as follows. Per credit costs are for reference only as many schools will not allow students to pay by credit hour.
|Price per credit hour for Alabama residents||$119|
|Cost for one class for Alabama residents (3 credit hours)||$357|
|Price per credit hour for out of state residents||$238|
|Cost for one class for out of state residents (3 credit hours)||$714|
|Cost for one class for out of state residents (4 credit hours)||$952|
What will it cost to send your child to Chattahoochee Valley Community College in the future? In the past four years, this school's published in-state tuition and fee total rose from $3,270 to $3,570. This amounts to an average annual price increase of 1.8%. Nationally, university tuition prices are rising around 5% per year. Looking out five, ten, fifteen or eighteen years, these are CollegeCalc's estimates how much you could expect to pay for a 2 year degree assuming tuition increases at the national average rate. Estimated future prices are based on the current in-state 2 year cost of $24,628.00. Use the college savings plan calculator below to perform a more comprehensive analysis on future costs and how much you will need to save for Chattahoochee Valley Community College.
|Annual||2 Year Degree|
|Estimated Cost in 5 years for students enrolling in 2024||$16,109||$32,218|
|Estimated Cost in 10 years for students enrolling in 2029||$20,560||$41,119|
|Estimated Cost in 15 years for students enrolling in 2034||$26,240||$52,480|
|Estimated Cost in 18 years for students enrolling in 2037||$30,376||$60,752|
What was tuition at CVCC five, ten, fifteen or twenty years ago? Hop into our time machine and take a look. Pay attention to how aggressive the school has been with price increases in the past as it provides indication as to how the school may raise tuition in the next few years. Historical tuition and fees for all available data years back to 1987 follows.
We've compared the out of state cost of the most popular undergraduate areas of study at Chattahoochee Valley Community College to the national average for all other colleges offering the same major. Use this comparison to determine particular programs where this school offers value relative to other colleges.
|Area of Study||Graduates||vs National Avg|
|General Studies Associate's Degree||65||25% cheaper|
|Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's Degree||40||21% cheaper|
|Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies Associate's Degree||24||28% cheaper|
|Business Administration and Management, General Associate's Degree||15||27% cheaper|
|Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General Associate's Degree||7||15% cheaper|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other Associate's Degree||6||15% cheaper|
|Fire Services Administration Associate's Degree||5||19% cheaper|
|Design and Visual Communications, General Associate's Degree||5||21% cheaper|
|Medical/Clinical Assistant Associate's Degree||5||22% cheaper|
|Computer and Information Sciences, General Associate's Degree||4||20% cheaper|
|Criminal Justice/Police Science Associate's Degree||1||18% cheaper|
Use the calculators below to formulate a college savings plan for Chattahoochee Valley Community College or model a student loan.
Chattahoochee Valley Community College is a two year community college located in Phenix City, Alabama. Full time enrollment is 864 and part time is 664. Chattahoochee Valley Community College has an open admission policy meaning that any prospective student who has completed high school or attained a GED certificate may enroll in classes.
Only undergraduate degrees are offered at this school.Address
Chattahoochee Valley Community College is a public not for profit institution. Public schools often represent the best value for your education dollar, especially when students qualify for in-state tuition.
Chattahoochee Valley Community College cost and financial aid data source: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=101028 IPEDS survey data.