Facts & Figures

Gabrielle Dietzel, Valerie Edwards, Jane Buchan

CCV is Vermont’s second largest college, serving 5,000 students each semester. With 12 locations and extensive online learning options, our students don’t have to travel far from their communities to access 11 degree and 18 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 degrees: 11
  • Career Certificates: 18
  • Associate and/or Certificate Programs that are available 100% online: 23
  • Accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education
  • Admission: open to all students who can benefit
  • Credits transferable to bachelor’s programs
  • Awarded in AY 2019
    • Associate and associate of applied sciences degrees: 422
    • Career-focused certificates: 57
    • Industry-recognized credentials: 611
  • Number of part-time faculty: 760
  • Number of staff: 160
  • Most affordable college for Vermonters; in-state cost per credit: $280 (Out of state rate:  $560/credit)

Our Classes

  • Average class size: 13
  • Fall/spring semester courses: 770/772
  • Summer courses: 395
  • Courses usually meet once a week for three hours
  • Offered days, evenings, weekends, and online
  • Over 200 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 ’19 semester: 5,539
  • Attending CCV each year (3 semesters): 10,609
  • Vermonters: 95%
  • Average age: 26
  • Dual Enrollment – Taking courses for college credit while still in high school: 1,959
  • Female: 67%
  • Self-identified member of minority racial or ethnic group category other than white or non-Hispanic: 21%
  • Seeking degrees: 56%
  • Degree students with full- or part-time jobs: 83%
  • Degree students enrolled part-time: 81%
  • Degree students enrolled full-time: 19%
  • First generation in their family to attend college: 57%
  • Degree students receiving financial aid: 51%
  • Graduates since 1973: 12,870
  • Graduates (Class of ‘18) who reported being employed, continuing their education, or serving in the military within 6 months: 94%

Based on Fall 2019 semester numbers.

Student Outcomes

Of the first-time, full-time, degree-seeking students enrolled in fall 2016, 8% were still enrolled in fall 2019, 16% had graduated, and 24% had transferred on to another institution. For CCV, this group of students represented 3% of the total fall 2016 enrollment. Within this group of first-time full-time degree students who graduated, 38% were male, 62% female, and 1% self-identified as a member of a minority racial or ethnic group. Also, 60% received Pell grants, 5% had a subsidized Stafford Loan and no Pell grant, and 35% had neither.

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* VT Agency of Education, February 2016

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