Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,650
2022 Average Net Price
$6,315
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.03%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
5,022
19.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
32.1%
129 Graduates

About

Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) is a higher education institution located in Albemarle County, VA. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) were Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (341 degrees awarded), Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (14 degrees), and Surgical Technologist (8 degrees).

In 2022, 1,061 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116). 59.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (717 degrees), 6.23 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (115 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) is $4,650, which is $−3,462 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) is $4,650, which is $−3,462 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,315.

In 2022, 55% of undergraduate students attending Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 3% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$4,650
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) was $4,650. The cost of tuition at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) is $−3,462 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$6,315
2022 Value
8.12%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,315. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) grew by 8.12%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,920
Room and Board
$1,800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) was of $6,920 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,800. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

55%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
3%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

55% of undergraduate students at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 61.8% with respect to 2021, when 34% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2.03%
2019 Default Rate
7
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) was 2.03%, which represents 7 out of the 345 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) had a total enrollment of 5,022 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) is 998 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,024. This means that 19.9% of students enrolled at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116), both undergraduate and graduate, is 61.7% White, 11.7% Black or African American, 9.78% Hispanic or Latino, 5.62% Two or More Races, 4.24% Asian, 0.279% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0597% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (32.3%), followed by White Male (27.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.61%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

19.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,022 students. The full-time enrollment at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) is 998 and the part-time enrollment is 4,024. This means that 19.9% of students enrolled at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

66%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) was 66%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    3,099 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    586 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    491 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) is 61.7% White, 11.7% Black or African American, 9.78% Hispanic or Latino, 5.62% Two or More Races, 4.24% Asian, 0.279% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0597% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 244 students (4.86%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 209 more women than men received degrees from Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) is white (717 degrees awarded). There were 6.23 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (115 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) is Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities (341 degrees awarded), followed by Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (14 degrees) and Surgical Technologist (8 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Liberal Arts & Humanities (583 degrees awarded), Health (260 degrees), and Human Sciences (12 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) are Registered nurses (1,437,424 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (186,874 people), Medical & health services managers (170,109 people), Other managers (159,390 people), and Physicians (147,140 people).

The most specialized majors at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) in 2022 are Liberal Arts & Humanities (583 degrees awarded), Health (260 degrees), Human Sciences (12 degrees), Engineering Technologies (15 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (17 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) are Liberal Arts & Humanities (583 degrees awarded), Health (260 degrees), Human Sciences (12 degrees), Engineering Technologies (15 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (17 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,612,764 people), Elementary & secondary schools (497,218 people), Outpatient care centers (282,501 people), Offices of physicians (234,412 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (224,500 people).

The most specialized majors at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) are Liberal Arts & Humanities (583 degrees awarded), Health (260 degrees), Human Sciences (12 degrees), Engineering Technologies (15 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (17 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 214 degrees awarded
  2. 50 degrees awarded
  3. 45 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) was General Studies with 214 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

426
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
635
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 426 degrees were awarded to men at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116), which is 0.671 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (635).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 158 degrees were awarded to men at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 0.863 times less than the 183 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 183 degrees were awarded to men at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 1.16 times more than the 158 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

19%
100% Completion Time
32%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 19% of students graduating from Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 32% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 37% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.1% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    717 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    115 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    65 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) is white (717 degrees awarded). There were 6.23 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (115 degrees).

3.58% of degree recipients (38 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    410 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    307 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    86 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) is white female (410 degrees awarded). There were 1.34 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (307 degrees).

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Operations

Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) has an endowment valued at nearly $18.7M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 3.4k (0.0181%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) had a total salary expenditure of 42.7M. Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) employs 32 Associate professors, 22 Professors and 15 Instructors. Most academics at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) are Female Associate professor (18), Male Associate professor (14), and Female Professor (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) are: Management, with 51 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 20 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 16 employees.

Endowment

$18.7M
2022 Endowment
25.7%
growth from 2021

Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) has an endowment valued at about $18.7M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) grew 25.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $13.5M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.01M - Federal
  2. $1.02M - State
  3. $464k - Local

As of 2022, Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) received $2.01M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.02M from state grants and contracts, and $464k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$18.3M
2022 Salaries
3.46%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) paid a median of $18.3M in salaries, which represents 42.9% of their overall expenditure ($42.7M) and a 3.46% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$5.49M
Instructional Salaries
76
Number of Employees

In 2022, Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) paid a total of $5.49M to 76 employees working as instructors, which represents 30% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
32 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
51 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) were Associate professor with 32 employees, Professor with 22 employees, and Instructor with 15 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) were Management with 51 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 20 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 16 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Piedmont Virginia Community College (233116) was Female Associate professor with 18 employees, Male Associate professor with 14 employees, and Female Professor with 12 employees.

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