Clovis Community College: Narrative Description

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417 Schepps Blvd.
Clovis, NM 88101-8381
Tel: (505)769-2811
Admissions: (505)769-4021
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State-supported, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1990. Setting: 25-acre small town campus. Endowment: $507,909. Educational spending 2003-04: $3325 per student. Total enrollment: 3,093. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 15:1. 252 applied, 100% were admitted. Full-time: 1,128 students, 69% women, 31% men. Part-time: 1,965 students, 66% women, 34% men. Students come from 47 states and territories, 32% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 34% Hispanic, 6% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.05% international, 52% 25 or older, 6% transferred in. Retention: 45% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for nursing, radiological technician, cosmetology, construction programs. Option: Common Application. Required: high school transcript. Placement: TABE, ACCUPLACER recommended; TABE, ACCUPLACER required for some. Entrance: noncompetitive.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. Area resident tuition: $712 full-time, $48 per credit hour part-time. State resident tuition: $760 full-time, $50 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $1432 full-time, $50 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $36 full-time, $3 per credit hour part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Social organizations: 11 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Senate, Student Nursing Association, Black Advisory Council, Hispanic Advisory Council, student ambassadors. Major annual events: campus-wide socials, Health and Fitness Fair, concert series. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: student patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Clovis Community College Library and Learning Resources Center with 52,000 books, 138,000 microform titles, 370 serials, 2,900 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2003-04: $319,757. 280 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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