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Piedmont Virginia Community College

Charlottesville, VA

At A Glance

Main Address

501 College Dr

Charlottesville, VA 22902-7589

https://www.pvcc.edu/

Admission Office

501 College Drive

Charlottesville, VA 22902-7589

(434) 961-6551

Fax : (434) 961-5425

admissions@pvcc.edu

Contact : Mary Lee Walsh

Dean of Student Services

Type of School

Medium

Public

community college

2-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Code: 5561

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 5,358

Average financial aid package : $5,167.00

In-State Tuition : $4,930.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $10,088.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Setting

Large Town (10-50k)

Suburban

Commuter campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : --

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Associate degrees

Returning for sophomore year : 69.0%

Accreditation and Associations

Regionally Accredited

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Most Popular Majors

Associates
Liberal Arts : 50.0%
Health Professions : 20.0%
Business/Marketing : 11.0%
Interdisciplinary Studies : 6.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping A
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General C
Business Administration and Management, General A

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General A C

Construction Trades
Construction Trades, General C

Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching C
Education, General A

Engineering
Engineering, General A

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Industrial Technology/Technician A

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician A
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) A C
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician C
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer A
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse A
Surgical Technology/Technologist C

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
General Studies A
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies A

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences A

Science Technologies & Technicians
Biology/Biotechnology Technology/Technician A C

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Police Science A C

Visual & Performing Arts
Graphic Design C
Visual and Performing Arts, General A

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Honors Program

Independent Study

Internships

Double Major

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Saturday Classes

Distance Learning

Weekend College

Computer Services

306 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Geographic Location : 70 miles from Richmond.

Large Town

Suburban

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 5,358

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : --

Degree-seeking undergrads : 5,358

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

Part Time students : 79.0%

Percentage of males : 42.0%

Percentage of females : 58.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 5.0%

Black African American : 11.0%

Asian : 5.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 9.0%

Race Ethnicity Unknown : 3.0%

White : 66.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

Student Newspaper : The Forum

Housing Options

Additional Housing Options

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Panthers

Sport's Levels Available

Intramural

Club

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Financial aid counseling

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Veteran's counselor

Economically disadvantaged students services

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Remedial instruction

Tutoring

Writing center

Reduced course load

Study skills assistance

Pre-admission summer program

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

Y

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

N

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

N

Literary Magazine

Y

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

N

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Basketball

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's Club

Women's Club

Golf

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Lacrosse

Women's Intramural

Soccer

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Table tennis

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Tennis

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Ultimate Frisbee

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's Club

Women's Club

Volleyball

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's Club

Women's Club

Weightlifting

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $0.00

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Test Policies for placement

SAT Reasoning Test

ACT

CLEP

SAT score use policy

Information not supplied by college

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

Special requirements for nursing, radiography, sonography, surgical technology, EMS, and LPN programs; interview recommended.

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : No

From the college: PVCC accepts the philosophy that its placement function includes aiding students who wish to move toward their goals in as efficient a rate as possible. The Advanced Placement Program is designed to indicate that a secondary school student has mastered the material in a course sufficiently equivalent to a beginning college course.

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

Art History

3

6

ART 101, 102

All

Biology

3

8

BIO 101, 102

All

Calculus AB

3

5

MTH 173

All

Calculus BC

3

10

MTH 173, 174

All

Chemistry

3

8

CHM 111, 112

All

Chinese Language and Culture

3

8

CHI 101, 102

All

5

6

CHI 201, 202

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

6

PLS 211, 212

All

Computer Science A

3

3

CSC 110

All

English Language and Composition

3

6

ENG 111, 112

All

English Literature and Composition

3

6

ENG 111, 112

All

European History

3

6

HIS 101, 102

All

French Language and Culture

3

8

FRE 101, 102

All

5

6

FRE 201, 202

All

German Language and Culture

3

8

GER 101, 102

All

5

6

GER 201, 202

All

Human Geography

3

3

GEO 210

All

Italian Language and Culture

3

8

ITA 101, 102

All

5

6

ITA 201, 202

All

Japanese Language and Culture

3

8

JPN 101, 102

All

5

6

JPN 201, 202

All

Latin

3

8

LAT 101, 102

All

5

6

LAT 201, 202

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

ECO 201

All

Microeconomics

3

3

ECO 202

All

Music Theory

3

6

MUS 111, 112

All

Physics 1

3

4

PHY 201

All

Physics 2

3

4

PHY 202

All

Psychology

3

3

PSY 200

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

8

SPA 101, 102

All

5

6

SPA 201, 202

All

Statistics

3

3

MTH 240

All

United States Government and Politics

3

6

PLS 135, 211

All

United States History

3

6

HIS 121, 122

All

World History: Modern

3

6

HIS 111, 112

All

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

50

3

American Literature

50

6

Calculus with Elementary Functions

50

5

English Literature

50

6

French I

50

8

French II

52

14

German I

50

8

German II

63

14

History of United States I

50

3

History of United States II

50

3

Human Growth and Development

50

3

Information Systems and Computer Applications

50

3

Introductory Business Law

50

3

Introductory Psychology

50

6

Introductory Sociology

50

6

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

3

Principles of Management

50

3

Principles of Marketing

50

3

Principles of Microeconomics

50

3

Spanish I

54

8

Spanish II

54

14

Western Civilization I

50

3

Western Civilization II

50

3

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

Average 1st year financial aid package : $5,167.00

Financial Aid Deadlines

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Crystal Filer-Ogden

Financial aid office phone : (855) 877-3941

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $155.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): $331.60

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Work Study Programs

Nights

For part-time students

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$4,930.00

$4,930.00

$4,930.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$10,088.00

$10,088.00

$10,088.00

Room only:

--

$8,000.00

--

Books and supplies:

$1,800.00

$1,800.00

$1,800.00

Estimated personal expenses:

--

$4,600.00

--

Transportation expenses:

--

--

--

Estimated Total In-state:

$6,730.00

$19,330.00

$6,730.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$11,888.00

$24,488.00

$11,888.00

Important cost information from the school: Out-of-state students pay an additional $705 capital outlay fee.

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): --

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): --

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: --

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: --

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: --

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Winter

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer advisor

College fairs/transfer recruitment on campus

Transfer center

Special Requirements

High school and college transcripts required of nursing, radiography, sonography, EMS, surgical technology, and LPN program applicants. These programs also require an interview with the program director. High school transcripts requested of others with less than 20 college credits. Students recently suspended from other colleges required to wait 1 term before enrolling.

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: --

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $10,088.00

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): $8,000.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $331.60

Financial Aid

International students eligible for need based aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 61

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

International Student Adviser