DID YOU KNOW...? PVCC is one of 23 colleges that make up the Virginia Community College System (VCCS). The VCCS was founded in 1966 to address Virginia's unmet needs in higher education and workforce training. Since its founding, the VCCS has: • Educated more than 241,412 students • Awarded more than 32,555 degrees • Served more than 60,000 Virginia residents through workforce training and community education • Helped more than 40,340 high school students earn college credit through dual enrollment • Served more than 13,199 employers through workforce programs Learn about how you can get credit for taking classes at other VCCS schools or schools outside the VCCS on page 5.
QUICK FACTS or New Century Scholar, for eight of the 17 designations. PVCC has the
• PVCC’s service region includes Albemarle, Buckingham, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa and Nelson counties, as well as the city of Charlottesville. • PVCC serves more than 5,500 credit students each year • 57% are female; 43% are male • 83% are age 29 or younger • 17% are age 30 or older • A PVCC student has been named the top Virginia community college student,
College Rankings report released by Washington Monthly . • PVCC is nationally ranked as the #1 small community college for veterans by Military Friendly ® Schools and is a designated Military Friendly ® Spouse School.
highest number of New Century Scholars in Virginia out of the 23 community colleges.
• PVCC was named a top community college for adult learners in the 2016
Attention New Students! Check out the New Student Checklist at www.pvcc.edu/checklist . Get information about activating your email account, obtaining a parking permit and student ID, signing up for emergency alerts and more!
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