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Chippewa Valley Technical College Overview

Located in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Chippewa Valley Technical College is a public institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

What Is Chippewa Valley Technical College Known For?

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  • The 3% student loan default rate at CVTC is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • The undergraduate certificate is the highest award offered at CVTC.
  • For the <nil> academic year, 48% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from CVTC makes roughly $43,773 a year. This is 7% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.

Where Is Chippewa Valley Technical College?


Contact details for CVTC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 620 W Clairemont Ave, Eau Claire, WI 54701-6162
Phone: 715-833-6200

How Do I Get Into CVTC?

You can apply to CVTC online at:

Since Chippewa Valley Technical College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford Chippewa Valley Technical College?

45% Take Out Loans
2.5% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At CVTC, approximately 45% of students took out student loans averaging $5,507 a year. That adds up to $22,028 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at CVTC is 2.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Chippewa Valley Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,031 Full-Time Undergraduates
51% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,998 undergraduate students at CVTC, with 2,031 being full-time and 4,967 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 2,031 full-time undergraduates at CVTC, 49% are male and 51% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Chippewa Valley Technical College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 66
Black or African American 36
Hispanic or Latino 60
White 1,746
International Students 5
Other Races/Ethnicities 118

Over 14 countries are represented at CVTC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Nigeria, China, and Saudi Arabia.

Online Learning at Chippewa Valley Technical College

1,560 Took All Classes Online
3,265 Took At Least One Class Online
73.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 3,265 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at CVTC has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 29th most popular in Wisconsin for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of CVTC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Chippewa Valley Technical College was 73.2%. This is the #518 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at CVTC regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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