Central Virginia Community College

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Central Virginia Community College
Motto: Where your future begins
President: Dr. John S. Capps (effective March 1, 2011)
School Type: Public Community College
Founded: 1966
Location: Lynchburg, Virginia
Enrollment: (2017-18) 5,500

Central Virginia Community College, CVCC, is a two-year state community college located in Lynchburg, Virginia and is part of the Virginia Community College System. Established in 1966, CVCC serves students at the main campus in Lynchburg or at one of its off-site centers in Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford, and Campbell counties.


For the 2017-2018 semesters, CVCC's total headcount was 5,652 students, 55% female, 45% male. The racial makeup of the student body was:

Ethnicity Students Percentage
American Indian 26 0.5%
Asian 142 2.5%
Black 1,021 18.1%
Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 5 0.1%
Hispanic 195 3.5%
Multi-racial 245 4.3%
Not Specified/Unknown 45 0.8%
White 3,973 70.2%

Academics and programs[edit]

Central Virginia Community College offers 80 associate degree and career certificate programs. [1]

As of the fall 2018 fall semester, the tuition rate for in-state students is $154.00 per credit hour, plus a $7.25 activity fee, equals $161.25 per credit hour. Tuition for out-of-state students is $330.60 per credit hour, plus a $28.25 activity fee, equals $358.85 per credit hour. Out of State e-rate for online classes is $257.00 per credit hour.


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Coordinates: 37°21′32.2″N 79°11′4.3″W / 37.358944°N 79.184528°W / 37.358944; -79.184528