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River Valley Community College

Claremont, NH 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate77%

About River Valley Community College

River Valley Community College is a small, rural community college located on the western border of the state of New Hampshire. The College’s service area extends from Keene, NH in the southwestern portion of the state, up to Hanover, NH to the north, spanning approximately eighty-five miles.

River Valley Community College enrolls approximately 900 students each year. Most of our students attend part-time (83%), while 17% of our students attend RVCC full-time. We offer in-person, online and hybrid courses to meet the needs of the changing world with 80% of our student body taking at least one online course. Our student body is 77% female, 23% male with a median age of 29 years old. Our student-to-faculty ratio is 7:1 with 27 full-time faculty and 66 part-time and adjunct faculty.

Our tuition and fees is approximately $6,940 per year for full-time students. Nearly all of our students (89%) receive some Financial Aid through grants, scholarships and loans to help pay for their education.

River Valley Community College is a public, state college in the rural area of Claremont, New Hampshire. The college enrolls around 1,009 students a year, including 1,009 undergrads.

River Valley Community College Acceptance Rate 2016

River Valley Community College admitted 77% of all applicants in 2016. Out of 664 applications received in 2016, 511 students were offered admission.

River Valley Community College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 77%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Test Optional May require tests

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River Valley Community College is located in Claremont, New Hampshire,.

If you would like to see River Valley Community College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take I-89 and I-91 to Claremont, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Lebanon Regional.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what River Valley Community College and Claremont are like without leaving home.

College Info

1 College Place Claremont, NH 03743

Campus Setting: Rural

River Valley Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to River Valley Community College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to River Valley Community College is Continuous processing.

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River Valley Community College Tuition & Fees

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Wondering what life at River Valley Community College is like? There are approximately 1,009 students enrolled at River Valley Community College. 23% percent of students attend school full-time, 94% percent are from NH and 6% percent of students are from other states.


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