Chippewa Valley Technical College
Chippewa Valley Technical College is one of the sixteen public 2-year colleges in Wisconsin. The campus is located in an urban area, in Eau Claire.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 7,134 students attend the school. Every year 42% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Chippewa Valley Technical College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $3,966, and fees were $338. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $5,949 and $338 respectively.
|Campus LocaleSmall City|
|Number of Students7,134|
|Student to Faculty Ratio13:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
The Chippewa Valley Technical College Nursing program allows students who complete the first year of the program to sit for the licensure exam for Practical Nursing. The program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.
The full time option of the program is open to admission in August and in January. The part time study option is only offered for August enrollment.
Students enrolled in the program are eligible to sit for the national licensure exam at the end of their first year to be licensed as a practical nurse and at the end of their second year of enrollment for licensure as a Registered Nurse.
Initial Admission Requirements:
- Official high school diploma or GED equivalency certificate
- Official transcript for all college level coursework
- COMPASS pre-admission assessment
- Criminal Background Check
The program also requires documented proof of completion of CNA training and current CPR certification for healthcare providers from the American Heart Association or professional rescuer certificate from the American Red Cross.
Students are encouraged to complete general education requirements for the ADN before enrolling for the nursing core courses.
Applicants who are in the process of fulfilling general requirements will be placed on a waiting list from the time that application documents are received.
Applicants wishing to transfer credits for college level coursework can submit official documents for transcript evaluation to evaluate the credits earned.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||9||109|
Nursing schools located within 88 miles radius of Chippewa Valley Technical College
Minnesota State College Southeast
53 miles away
Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College
69 miles away
Western Technical College
69 miles away
Rochester Community and Technical College
70 miles away
74 miles away
Inver Hills Community College
76 miles away
Dakota County Technical College
77 miles away
Saint Paul College
79 miles away
Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College
80 miles away
Minneapolis Community and Technical College
88 miles away
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1973 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
06/01/1985 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs|
02/01/2001 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$132/credit|
|In State Students||$132/credit|
|Out of State Students||$198/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 81% of Chippewa Valley Technical College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||8%||$1,918|
|State Grant & Scholarships||42%||$1,002|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||8%||$1,674|
|Federal Student Loans||54%||$4,789|
$9,808Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$8,606|
|$30,001 to $48,000$9,568|
|$48,001 to $75,000$12,081|
|$75,001 to $110,000$13,539|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Wisconsin state board of nursing.