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Central Virginia Community College
Campus Setting
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Institution Type
Public   2-Year
Institution Colors
Blue: Pantone 293C, Yellow: Pantone 109C
Accreditation
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
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Total Enrollment
Undergraduate
4863
Transfer-in
150
Average Class Size
Overall
16
Years 1 & 2
16
Years 3 & 4

Central Virginia Community College

Lynchburg, VA
Central Virginia Community College (CVCC) is an accessible, comprehensive, public, two-year, state of Virginia higher education institution dedicated to providing open, flexible, affordable, and quality learning opportunities for all students. CVCC provides general education, transfer, applied science, certificate, and diploma programs as well as Career and Technical Education (CTE) for professional job certifications and credentials. CVCC is committed to educating and empowering the community by creating a continuous and positive learning environment that values and respects diversity and inclusion for students, faculty, and staff.
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Academics
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Freshman Definition
Students are classified as Freshman up to 30 credit hours.
College Fit
Students are drawn to CVCC?s affordable tuition rates, convenient locations (Lynchburg, Amherst, Appomattox, and Bedford...see moreStudents are drawn to CVCC?s affordable tuition rates, convenient locations (Lynchburg, Amherst, Appomattox, and Bedford), small classes, and a variety of online and on-campus course offerings.
Freshman Student Catalog Year
The catalog used to determine graduation requirements is the one in effect at the time of the initial program placement ...see moreThe catalog used to determine graduation requirements is the one in effect at the time of the initial program placement into the plan from which they are graduating or any subsequent catalog of their choice.
English Language Proficiency
Overseas students are required to submit a TOEFL iBT score of†70+ or an IELTS score of†6+
Admissions and Financial
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Apply Here
External Link
Application Fee
There is no application fee.
Application Type(s)
Online, rolling admission
Financial Aid
External Link
Transcripts
Students are encouraged to submit official high school and college transcripts.
Tests
Qualifying SAT/ACT scores accepted for college readiness, but are not required.
Essay
None
Letter of Recommendation
None
Interview
Interviews for selective health programs only
Important Dates
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Freshman Application Deadline
Fall
CVCC has rolling admissions
Freshman Application Deadline
Spring
CVCC has rolling admissions
Freshman Financial Aid Date
Students are encouraged to complete the FAFSA process by April 1st for the upcoming academic year year.
Freshman Financial Aid Date
Students are encouraged to complete the FAFSA process by April 1st for the upcoming academic year year.
Academics
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Transfer Definition
Any student with previous completed college coursework is considered a transfer student.
College Fit
Students are drawn to CVCC?s affordable tuition rates, convenient locations (Lynchburg, Amherst, Appomattox, and Bedford...see moreStudents are drawn to CVCC?s affordable tuition rates, convenient locations (Lynchburg, Amherst, Appomattox, and Bedford), small classes, and a variety of online and on-campus course offerings.
Associate Transfer Degree Completion
For students transferring to CVCC with an associate degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution, SDV 100 c...see moreFor students transferring to CVCC with an associate degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution, SDV 100 credit is awarded. Additional coursework will be evaluated on a course-by-course basis. Transfer credit will be awarded for equivalent coursework from regionally accredited institutions for which the student earned a grade of C or higher.
Dual Enrollment - Completion of Associates
For students transferring to CVCC with an associate degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution, SDV 100 c...see moreFor students transferring to CVCC with an associate degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution, SDV 100 credit is awarded. Additional coursework will be evaluated on a course-by-course basis. Transfer credit will be awarded for equivalent coursework from regionally accredited institutions for which the student earned a grade of C or higher.
Accepts Credits for Prior Learning
CVCC awards credit for qualifying scores in AP, CLEP, DANTES, and institutional challenge exams. Credit may also be gran...see moreCVCC awards credit for qualifying scores in AP, CLEP, DANTES, and institutional challenge exams. Credit may also be granted for military service and formal learning experiences.
Course Transfer Criteria
Equivalent courses from an accredited institution can be transferred with a C or better.
General Education Programs
CVCC accepts the UCGS and Passport programs to meet General Education requirements
English Language Proficiency
Overseas students are required to submit a TOEFL iBT score of†70+ or an IELTS score of†6+
Guaranteed Admission Agreement (GAA) Application Process
External Link
Admissions and Financial
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Apply Here
External Link
Application Fee
None
Application Type(s)
Online, rolling admission
Transfer Financial Aid
External Link
Transfer Admissions
External Link
Transfer Center
External Link
Transcripts
Students are required to submit official college transcripts, and encouraged to submit official high school transcripts.
Tests
Qualifying SAT/ACT scores accepted for college readiness, but are not required.
Essay
No essay required.
Letters of Recommendation
No letter of recommendation required.
Interview
Interviews are not required except for health programs with selective admission.
Minimum GPA
2.0
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Important Dates
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Transfer Financial Aid Date
Students are encouraged to complete the process by April 1st for the upcoming academic year year.
Explore Our Majors
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The links below take you to pages on the Central Virginia Community College website. Use Catalog Search to find their programs and courses in this portal.
Academic Programs
Academic Programs
Academic Options
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Offers Credits for Prior Learning
Flexible Degree Options
Online Degree Options Available
Weekend/Evening Courses Available
Summer Courses Available
Concurrent Enrollment
High School Dual Enrollment
Reverse Transfer
Guaranteed Admissions
Campus Services and Engagement
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Campus Housing
Disability Services
Cultural Diversity Office
Student Clubs & Organizations
Sports
Military Friendly
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Yellow Ribbon Program
Credit for Military Experience
Dedicated POC for Military
Recognized Student Veteran Organization
SOC Member
GI Bill/Tuition Assistance
Helpful Links
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SCHEV Profile
External Link
State Financial Aid Programs
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Course Catalog
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