Virginia Highlands Community College

Virginia Highlands Community College

Abingdon, Virginia


Virginia Highlands Community College

Virginia Highlands Community College is a public, at least 2 but less than 4 years institution located in Abingdon, Virginia. The campus is situated in a small suburb area and is home to 2,286 undergraduate students.

Frequently Asked

How much does it cost to attend Virginia Highlands Community College?

The cost of undergraduate tuition and fees for attending Virginia Highlands Community College for an academic year is $4,800 (in-state) / $11,508 (out-of-state). 90% of undergraduate students at Virginia Highlands Community College receive financial aid.

What degrees are offered at Virginia Highlands Community College?

The degrees offered at Virginia Highlands Community College include "less than one year certificate", "one but less than two years certificate", "associate's degree" and "two but less than 4 years certificate".

What are the popular majors at Virginia Highlands Community College?

The most popular programs/majors at Virginia Highlands Community College include "Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities", "Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin"" and "Business Operations Support and Assistant Services".

What is the graduation rate at Virginia Highlands Community College?

The graduation rate at Virginia Highlands Community College is 36%.

What is the debt of graduating Virginia Highlands Community College students? What is the earnings?

After college, former students in their mid-career (10 years after entry) earn an average salary of $28,600.

Overview

College Category

Degree-granting, associate's and certificates

Student-to-faculty Ratio

18

Awards Offered

Less than one year certificate

One but less than two years certificate

Associate's degree

Two but less than 4 years certificate

City

Abingdon

College Type

Public

Campus Housing

No

Location Setting

Small Suburb

Average Grant or Scholarship Aid

$5,178

General

Address

100 VHCC Drive
Abingdon, Virginia 24212-0828

College Website

www.vhcc.edu

Phone

(276) 739-2400

Online Application Website

https://apply.vccs.edu/oa/launch.action

Admissions

This college has open admission policy


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Costs to Attend

The cost for in-state undergraduate students to attend Virginia Highlands Community College for an academic year can be broken down into $4,710 for tuition, $90 for fees, $1,800 for books and supplies, - for room and board and - for other expenses.

In-State Tuition and Fees

$4,800
In-state tuition$4,710
In-state fees$90
Books and supplies$1,800
Room and board-
Other expenses-

The cost for out-of-state undergraduate students to attend Virginia Highlands Community College for an academic year can be broken down into $10,713 for tuition, $795 for fees, $1,800 for books and supplies, - for room and board and - for other expenses.

Out-of-State Tution and Fees

$11,508
Out-of-state tuition$10,713
Out-of-state fees$795
Books and supplies$1,800
Room and board-
Other expenses-
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Students

Virginia Highlands Community College has 2,286 undergradute students. 39% of the undergraduate students are male compared to 61% female.

Undergradute Enrollment

2,286

Enrollment by gender

39%

39% men

61%

61% women

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Academics

The graduation rate for undergraduate students at Virginia Highlands Community College is 36%. The graduation rate for male undergraduate students is 35% compared to 36% for female undergraduate students.

The retention rate for undergraduate students at Virginia Highlands Community College is 53%. Retention rate is the percentage of first-time undergraduate students who return to continue their studies the following fall semester.

Graduation Rate

36%

Graduation Rate by Gender

35%

35% men

36%

36% women

Retention Rate

53%
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After College

The average earnings of former students working 10 years after entry at Virginia Highlands Community College is $28,600 with 25% of former students having earnings less than $13,100 compared to 25% former students having earnings greater than $37,900.

Mean Earnings After 10 Years

$28,600

Earnings Range After 10 Years

$13,100 - $37,900

Percent Earning Over $25,000 After 10 Years

51%

The percent of former students working 10 years after entry at Virginia Highlands Community College is 79% compared to 21% of former students 10 years after entry not working.

Working Status

79%

79% percent_working

21%

21% percent_not_working

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Programs and Majors

The largest programs/majors at Virginia Highlands Community College include "Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities" with 110 graduates followed by "Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin" with 72 graduates, "Business Operations Support and Assistant Services" with 13 graduates, "Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions" with 13 graduates and "Electrical and Power Transmission Installers" with 10 graduates.

Program/MajorGraduates
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities110
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin72
Business Operations Support and Assistant Services13
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions13
Electrical and Power Transmission Installers10

ⓘ Graduates by program are reported for students receiving associates degree.

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