At a Glance

Founded in 1968, the main college campus is located on Route 120, two miles north of the city of Claremont, NH, within easy access to I-91. Situated on 180 acres, the setting provides the enjoyment of a rural existence and yet is within easy reach of cultural, business and shopping centers. Courses are also offered at the RVCC Academic Centers located in Keene and Lebanon, NH.  The following information is from Fall 2018:

  • 805 students enrolled (80% part time, 20% full time)
  • Student-to-faculty ratio:   8 to 1
  • Gender: 26% male, 74% female
  • Faculty: Full-time: 21; Adjunct/Part-time: 81
  • 3% of students report as American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American or Hispanic; 11% report as Two or more races (5% Unknown)
  • 18 Associate Degree Programs and 14 Certificate Programs offered
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Tuition (2018-2019)
New Hampshire residents: ................. $215credit
New England Regional residents:.........$323/credit
Out-of-state residents: ........................$490/credit

Financial Aid
80% of students who attend River Valley Community College receive some form of financial aid. Our staff is ready to answer questions and work with you as you begin the financial aid process. Contact the financial aid office at 603-542-7744 x5311 for assistance and/or to obtain current application materials.

River Valley Community College is fully accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education.

Mission Statement
River Valley Community College transforms lives by providing a quality and affordable education through innovative personal approaches to lifelong learning and career pathways. 


Contact Us

(603) 542-7744
1 College Place
Claremont, NH 03743


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