Chippewa Valley Technical College: Narrative Description

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620 West Clairemont Ave.
Eau Claire, WI 54701-6162
Tel: (715)833-6200; 800-547-2882; Admissions: (715)833-6245; Fax: (715)833-6470; Web Site:

Description: District-supported, 2-year, specialized, coed. Part of Wisconsin Technical College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1912. Setting: 160-acre urban campus. Total enrollment: 16,100. 10% from top 10% of their high school class, 15% from top quarter, 25% from top half. Students come from 10 states and territories, 4 other countries, 5% from out-of-state, 50% 25 or older. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission except for allied health, nursing, trade, industrial programs. Options: Common Application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Required for some: interview. Placement: ACT COMPASS required; ACT required for some. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $30.

Collegiate Environment: Student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 20 open to all. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Technical Resource Center with 34,000 books, 750 serials, and an OPAC. 600 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment: See University of Wisconsin Eau Claire.

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