Virginia Western Community College

Virginia Western Community College

Roanoke, Virginia


Virginia Western Community College

Virginia Western Community College is a public, at least 2 but less than 4 years institution located in Roanoke, Virginia. The campus is situated in a small city area and is home to 6,303 undergraduate students.

Frequently Asked

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

The cost of undergraduate tuition and fees for attending Virginia Western Community College for an academic year is $5,355 (in-state) / $11,358 (out-of-state). 83% of undergraduate students at Virginia Western Community College receive financial aid.

What degrees are offered at Virginia Western Community College?

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

What are the popular majors at Virginia Western Community College?

The most popular programs/majors at Virginia Western Community College include "Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities", "Biological and Physical Sciences"" and "Business Administration, Management and Operations".

What is the graduation rate at Virginia Western Community College?

The graduation rate at Virginia Western Community College is 32%.

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

The median debt of Virginia Western Community College students is $7,319 and after college, former students in their mid-career (10 years after entry) earn an average salary of $33,800.

Overview

College Category

Degree-granting, associate's and certificates

Student-to-faculty Ratio

24

Awards Offered

Less than one year certificate

One but less than two years certificate

Associate's degree

City

Roanoke

College Type

Public

Campus Housing

No

Location Setting

Small City

Average Grant or Scholarship Aid

$4,935

General

Address

3094 Colonial Ave
Roanoke, Virginia 24015

College Website

virginiawestern.edu/

Phone

(540) 857-8922

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 Western Community College for an academic year can be broken down into $4,680 for tuition, $675 for fees, $1,500 for books and supplies, - for room and board and - for other expenses.

In-State Tuition and Fees

$5,355
In-state tuition$4,680
In-state fees$675
Books and supplies$1,500
Room and board-
Other expenses-

The cost for out-of-state undergraduate students to attend Virginia Western Community College for an academic year can be broken down into $9,978 for tuition, $1,380 for fees, $1,500 for books and supplies, - for room and board and - for other expenses.

Out-of-State Tution and Fees

$11,358
Out-of-state tuition$9,978
Out-of-state fees$1,380
Books and supplies$1,500
Room and board-
Other expenses-
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Students

Virginia Western Community College has 6,303 undergradute students. 43% of the undergraduate students are male compared to 57% female.

Undergradute Enrollment

6,303

Enrollment by gender

43%

43% men

57%

57% women

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Academics

The graduation rate for undergraduate students at Virginia Western Community College is 32%. The graduation rate for male undergraduate students is 32% compared to 33% for female undergraduate students.

The retention rate for undergraduate students at Virginia Western Community College is 61%. Retention rate is the percentage of first-time undergraduate students who return to continue their studies the following fall semester.

Graduation Rate

32%

Graduation Rate by Gender

32%

32% men

33%

33% women

Retention Rate

61%
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After College

The average earnings of former students working 10 years after entry at Virginia Western Community College is $33,800 with 25% of former students having earnings less than $16,600 compared to 25% former students having earnings greater than $44,500.

Mean Earnings After 10 Years

$33,800

Earnings Range After 10 Years

$16,600 - $44,500

Percent Earning Over $25,000 After 10 Years

59%

The percent of former students working 10 years after entry at Virginia Western Community College is 83% compared to 17% of former students 10 years after entry not working.

Working Status

83%

83% percent_working

17%

17% percent_not_working

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Programs and Majors

The largest programs/majors at Virginia Western Community College include "Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities" with 118 graduates followed by "Biological and Physical Sciences" with 109 graduates, "Business Administration, Management and Operations" with 75 graduates, "Social Sciences, General" with 72 graduates and "Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin" with 64 graduates.

Program/MajorGraduates
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities118
Biological and Physical Sciences109
Business Administration, Management and Operations75
Social Sciences, General72
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin64

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

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