Piedmont Virginia Community College

501 College Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22902-7589

About Piedmont Virginia Community College

Piedmont Virginia Community College is classified as a medium-sized, rural-serving public Associate’s college with a student body of up to 7,500 students. Rural-serving institutions are located in areas with a total population of less than 500,000 residents. This large two-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 2,000 to 4,999 students. This institution awards associate’s degrees and no bachelor’s degrees. According to data for fall enrollment, up to 60% of undergraduates are enrolled part-time. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this two-year associate’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate5,401
Student Age% Under 2566%
 % 25 and Over34%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time23%
 % Part-time77%
Race/Ethnicity% White75.4%
 % Black12.7%
 % Asian3.5%
 % Latino2.6%
 % Native American0.6%
 % Race Unknown4.8%
 % International student0%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadNO
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyCAD, Drafting
Art Degrees OfferedAssociates Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionYes
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptNot applicable
 High School RankingNot applicable
 College Prep CoursesNot applicable
 Letter of RecommendationNot applicable
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNot applicable
 Admissions ExaminationNot applicable
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Not applicable
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$
 In-State Tuition & Fees$3,380
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$9,128
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid51%
 % Undergraduates with Loans15%
 % Undergraduates with Grants43%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,077
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$6,920
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,208
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,180

Neighborhood Data for the Charlottesville Area

Median Age27.6
Median Household Income$43,980
Total Population42,758
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total48.0% 52.0%
 Age 0-954.5%45.5%
 Age 10-1751.0%49.0%
 Age 18-2446.2%53.8%
 Age 25-2951.4%48.6%
 Age 30-3950.6%49.4%
Race/Ethnicity% White69.0%
 % Black19.7%
 % Asian6.5%
 % Latino4.9%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Pacific Islander0.1%
 % Indian (South Asia)1.0%


On Campus Housing ProvidedNo
Meal Plan ProvidedNo
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$6,920
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$828
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50031.3%17.9%3.4%
 $500 to $74957.3%32.9%0.0%
 $750 to $9992.4%30.3%41.3%
 Over $10009.0%18.9%46.6%
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