River Valley Community College

Claremont, NH 03743
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River Valley Community College is one of the seven public 2-year colleges in New Hampshire. The campus is located in a rural area, in Claremont.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 859 students attend the school. Every year 24% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

NH Community Technical College - Claremont's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $6,720, and fees were $455. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $15,296 and $455 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleFringe Rural
Number of Students859
Student to Faculty Ratio7:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate51%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 2 23
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 89.9%

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Institutional Accreditations
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
11/06/2002 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
11/01/1990 - 08/01/2013



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $20
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$210/credit
In State Students$210/credit
Out of State Students$478/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

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
LPN 45 $9,450 $9,450 $21,510
ADN 70 $14,700 $14,700 $33,460
BSN 125 $26,250 $26,250 $59,750
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
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.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 89% of River Valley Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 58% $4,042
Other Federal Grant 20% $500
State Grant & Scholarships 31% $618
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 13% $2,500
Federal Student Loans 58% $4,507
Private Loans 5% $10,991


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$16,771
$30,001 to $48,000$20,679
$48,001 to $75,000$21,102
$75,001 to $110,000$21,102
Over $110,000--

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Black/African American
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Non-resident alien

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New Hampshire state board of nursing.
River Valley Community College
1 College Place
Claremont, NH 03743

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