Facts & Figures

Gabrielle Dietzel, Valerie Edwards, Jane Buchan

CCV is Vermont’s second largest college, serving 7,000 students each semester. With 12 locations and extensive online learning options, our students don’t have to travel far from their communities to access 18 degree and seven certificate programs, workforce, secondary and continuing education opportunities, and academic and veterans support services.

The College       

  • Classes offered in 12 locations statewide and online
  • Associate and Associate of Applied Science degrees: 18
  • Career Certificates: 7
  • Associate and/or Certificate Programs that are available 100% online: 14
  • Accredited since 1975 by the New England Association of Schools & Colleges
  • Admission: open to all students who can benefit
  • Credits transferable to bachelor’s programs
  • Awarded in AY 2015
    • Associate and associate of applied sciences degrees: 532
    • Career-focused certificates: 75
    • National Career Readiness Certificates: 118
    • Governor’s Career Ready Certificates: 95
  • Number of part-time faculty: 840
  • Number of staff: 170
  • Most affordable college for Vermonters; in-state cost per credit: $246 (Out of state rate:  $492/credit)

Our Classes

  • Average class size: 13
  • Courses each fall and spring semester: 1,000
  • Courses each summer: 500
  • Courses usually meet once a week for three hours
  • Offered days, evenings, weekends, and online
  • Over 300 online and hybrid courses offered each semester
  • Year round learning: Three semesters: fall, spring, summer
  • Rank among colleges for enrollment by Vermont high school students (2009 to 2015): 1*

Our Students    

  • Attending fall ’15 semester: 6,385
  • Attending CCV each year (3 semesters): 11,756
  • Vermonters: 94%
  • Average age: 28
  • Dual Enrollment: Taking courses for college credit while still in high school: 1,270
  • Taking courses while still in high school: 1,672
  • Vermont high school graduates that have taken courses at CCV (HS Classes 2009 to 2015): 16%*
  • Female: 68%
  • Self-identified member of minority racial or ethnic group category other than white or non-Hispanic: 11%
  • Seeking degrees: 61%
  • Degree students with full- or part-time jobs: 78%
  • Enrolled part-time: 79%
  • Enrolled full-time: 21%
  • First generation in their family to attend college: 62%
  • Degree students receiving financial aid: 68%
  • Graduates since 1973: 10,906
  • Graduates in the class of 2014 who reported being employed, continuing their education, or serving in the military within 6 months after graduating:  93%

CCV Facts at a Glance 2015 based on Fall 2015 semester numbers.


New Student Progress at CCV   

Of the first-time, full-time, degree-seeking students enrolled in fall 2012, 18% were still enrolled in fall 2015, 17% had graduated, and 31% had transferred on to another institution. For CCV, this group of students represented 4% of the total fall 2012 enrollment. Within this group of first-time full-time degree students who graduated, 41% were male, 59% female, and 7% self-identified as a member of a minority racial or ethnic group. Also, 56% received Pell grants, 7% had a subsidized Stafford Loan and no Pell grant, and 37% had neither.

* VT Agency of Education, May 2015

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    TJ Donovan Chittenden County State's Attorney,
    CCV Instructor