Cedar Valley Community College

Cedar Valley Community College (CVCC)


The CVCC is located on more than 300 acres in southern Dallas County. Our award-winning architecture and careful attention to landscaping have given us a reputation for being one of the most scenic areas in the Metroplex. CVC is to provide quality learning that prepares students for success in a dynamic world.

Excellence in teaching, student success and strengthening communities are cherished traditions at Cedar Valley College, reflected by the many graduates who have achieved recognition in their professions and communities. Cedar Valley College is committed to providing students with the tools and support they need to ambitiously pursue and successfully realize their goals and dreams.

Cedar Valley College is located in southern Dallas County, just south of I-20. It's one of seven colleges in the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD). More than 6,800 students benefit from its comprehensive curriculum, which includes for credit academic transfer career programs and non-credit continuing education courses such as real estate, computer technology, foreign language and music.

The District was formed in May 1965; the same year El Centro College began operation in downtown Dallas. Eastfield College and Mountain View College enrolled their first students in 1970 and Richland College became the District's fourth college in 1972. Cedar Valley College and North Lake College opened in 1977. Brookhaven, the final college in the seven-college master plan, opened in 1978.