Piedmont Virginia Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of Piedmont Virginia Community College.
PVCC's nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, (3343 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326; 404.975.5000). Its surgical technology and emergency medical services programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756; telephone number 727.210.2350), and by the Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (4101 W. Green Oaks Boulevard, Suite 305-599, Arlington, TX 76016; telephone number 817.330.0080.)
The College is approved by the U.S. Department of Education for various federal funding programs and by the State Department of Education for the payment of veterans' benefits.
Campus & Centers
The campus of PVCC is located at the southwest corner of the intersection of Interstate 64 and State Route 20. Entrance to the College is from State Route 20 onto College Drive. The College occupies 114 acres in the foothill country of Albemarle County near Monticello. The campus consists of the 105,000 square foot Main Building, the 36,500 square foot V. Earl Dickinson Building for Humanities and Social Sciences, the 34,000 square foot Kluge-Moses Science Building and the 10,000 square foot Stultz Center for Business and Career Development.
Enrollment & Degrees Awarded
The number of students enrolled in credit classes in the 2012-13 academic year was 7,876. Since the College opened in 1972, more than 200,000 students have taken credit and noncredit classes, and PVCC has awarded more than 10,700 associate degrees and certificates.
Faculty and Staff:
PVCC employs 77 full-time instructional faculty members, 24 administrative and non-teaching faculty and 92 classified staff. As many as 190 adjunct (part-time) instructors are hired each year. Faculty/Staff Searchable Directory
Hours of Operation
Normal operating hours are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday (office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. For summer hours check the Admissions & Advising Center.
The College's service region includes the counties of Albemarle, Buckingham, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa and Nelson and the City of Charlottesville.
Tuition and Fees
Effective spring 2014, Virginia residents pay $133.65 per credit hour. This includes a student activity fee of $1.90 per credit hour, an institutional fee of $1.75 cents per credit hour and a technology fee of $7.50 per credit hour. Out-of-state residents pay $328.25 per credit hour. This includes a capital fee of $18.00 per credit hour in addition to the student activity fee, institutional fee, and technology fee.
For more details see Tuition & Fees