Upper Valley Career Center in Piqua

Piqua, OH

(Rating 4.2 based on 5 reviews)
This is the page with old design. Go to the new design of that page


Upper Valley Career Center offers 18-degree programs. Student-to-faculty ratio is 8:1. 1 high safety campus. 57.2% are women, and 42.8% are men. The average annual total cost of attendance at Upper Valley Career Center is 12763$, that is at the level of national average. 93% of full-time Upper Valley Career Center students completed their education program in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is above national average. Average salary after attending is $21,900, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Upper Valley Career Center is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents the program with the largest enrollment at the institution for the length of the full program, regardless of program length, and it includes undergraduates who first enrolled at any time during the academic year and who pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.


By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Upper Valley Career Center students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$10,455
$30,001 - $48,000$16,827
$48,001 - $75,000$15,580
$75,001 - $110,000$16,580

Student charges

Historical tuition and fees

Historical books and supplies cost

Student charges by the largest programs

The estimated cost of the Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology (the 2d largest program, lasting 9 months) is $6,259 per year and $75,105 in total. Machine Tool Technology/Machinist is the third largest program at Upper Valley Career Center, and it takes a full-time student 9 months to complete. This one will cost $6,259 per year and $75,105 for the full completion. The 4th largest with 9 months length Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician will cost you $6,259 per year, $75,105 for the complete course.


Percent of students with financial aid


Types of financial aids


125 of Upper Valley Career Center undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 14 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Upper Valley Career Center number 201 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Ohio.

Students at Upper Valley Career Center awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

Family IncomeNumber awarded grant and scholarship aidAverage amount of grant and scholarship aid awarded
$0 - $30,000
$30,001 - $48,000
$48,001 - $75,000
$75,001 - $110,000

Salary After Attending


According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services


Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Disability services


Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Does not offer distance education opportunities

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Upper Valley Career Center.

Weekend/evening college

Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Graduation Rate


Upper Valley Career Center graduation rate is above the national average.

93% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Upper Valley Career Center completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes an extensive number of students. This index doesn’t consider students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare educational institutions.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Upper Valley Career Center is 8:1, that means that for every 8 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio



Race/ethnicity breakdown


Students enrollment in distance education


In Upper Valley Career Center the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown


Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Upper Valley Career Center and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in not reported location.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Main Campus

The campus located by 8811 Career Dr address in Piqua, Ohio.


Main Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Upper Valley Career Center with 0.31% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Main Campus are aggravated assault and burglary.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Upper Valley Career Center offers 18 programs in total: 15 are for less than 1-year certificate programs and 3 are 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 361 universities in Ohio state. Upper Valley Career Center is one of the few institutions in Ohio that offers a less than 1-year certificate program.


Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Ohio state average data to help you compare.


Upper Valley Career Center provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 426 students with 383384 сontact hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

Give feedback about Upper Valley Career Center

Student Reviews and Ratings for Upper Valley Career Center

Overall Rating:

Overall Rating:

Im currently an interactive media student, and my whole feelings on school changed so much! My hometown is Sidney Ohio. UVCC is SO much better than sidney city schools

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

Administration disrespects you and calls your whole class degenerate retards and another calls you worthless

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

Best High school in the area. Features great faculty and facilities.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

I go to this school now and I love going everyday

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

My sons attitude about school totally changed when he started at the jvs. Now call the career center. We love all the staff. Thank you

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Location & Website

Address: 8811 Looney Road


Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Differs by program

General Phone Number: +9377781980

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: uppervalleycc.org

Financial aid office: Go to the page

Admissions office: Go to the page

Online application: Go to the page

Net price calculator: Go to the page

Veterans and Military Service members tuition policies: Go to the page

Student-Right-to-Know student athlete graduation rate: Go to the page

Was this page helpful?

Thank you for your feedback! % of people found this helpful