Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach

Tel: (757)499-7900
755 students
Private for-profit
Bryant & Stratton was founded 150 years ago to provide practical workplace education. The requirements of the workplace have continuously evolved since our founding and, as we transition from the industrial to the information age, the evolution has accelerated. Keeping abreast of these contemporary needs requires the college to continuously revise and enhance curriculum, modify outcomes, and embrace or develop new teaching and learning methodologies.
School Highlights:
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach serves 755 students (49% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 40%.
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach is one of 4 community colleges within Virginia Beach City County, VA.
The nearest community college is ECPI University (2.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 755 teachers has grown by 52% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is equal to the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment
755 students
1,287 students
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
369 students
832 students
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 386 students
1,021 students
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach sch enrollment Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
5%
7%
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
71%
12%
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach Black (2006-2012)
% White
20%
66%
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach More (2010-2012)
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach sch ethnicity Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.45 0.45
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $16,085 is more than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $16,085 is more than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $16,085 $5,940
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $16,085 $10,072
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

For well over a century, Bryant & Stratton's fundamental mission has been to provide individuals with skills that are immediately transferable to the workplace and to help them develop in their careers. From Dr. J. C. Bryant's Business Practice "learning lab" of the 1850's to the Active Learning of today, and from early correspondence courses conducted via mail to online education and training conducted via the Internet, Bryant & Stratton has evolved into an educational institution poised for the 21st century, committed to the same principles set forth by its founders. Bryant & Stratton College's 15 degree programs provide you with cutting edge skills as well as real-world experience, giving you a decided advantage in fields with exciting futures. Through accelerated degree programs and flexible schedules, including day, evening, weekend or online courses, Bryant & Stratton College can get you into the workforce faster – a career-focused approach that has helped 90% of recent Bryant & Stratton College graduates find placement within their chosen fields. With more than 150 years of teaching experience, Bryant & Stratton offers a variety of Bachelors and Associate degrees at 15 different campus locations. Degrees offered at Virginia Beach Campus includes Accounting, Administrative Assistant, BA - General Management, BA - Information Technology, Business, Criminal Justice, Human Resources Specialist, Information Technology, Medical Assisting and Paralegal Studies.Bryant & Stratton College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000) The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). The Virginia campuses are certified by SCHEV.

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