River Valley Community College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality:Education Quality Rating - Below AverageSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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River Valley Community College is a very small two-year, public school with 955 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1968 and is the only college located in Claremont, New Hampshire.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
27
Fair
River Valley Community College will give you the option to earn a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

River Valley Community College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 27 majors. The most popular concentrations are Industrial Technologies, Medical Assistant, Nursing, General Studies, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
57%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at River Valley Community College is low at 57% (way below New Hampshire average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
6 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at River Valley Community College is low - 31%.

Student to faculty ratio at River Valley Community College is very good - 6:1. Learn more on faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$15,100
High
Average tuition pricing is slightly high, about $14,600 a year. The additional fees at River Valley Community College beyond tuition are nearly $500; this makes it a total of $15,100 a year.

Read the details about River Valley Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

The undergraduate application fee at River Valley Community College is $20.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to River Valley Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (603) 542-7744 or check River Valley Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C+
Dicey
River Valley Community College provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at River Valley Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at River Valley Community College.

Based on the college crime numbers, River Valley Community College seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

River Valley Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: River Valley Community College, One College Place, Claremont, New Hampshire 03743-9707, USA
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