Southside Virginia Community College

Tel: (888)222-7822
5,902 students
Public institution
Established in 1970, SVCC is one of the 23 colleges in the Virginia Community College System. The Christanna Campus near Alberta and the John H. Daniel Campus near Keysville serve ten counties and one city - the largest community college service region in the state. In 1985, SVCC opened its Campus Without Walls in Emporia-Greensville, now named the Robert C. Wrenn Center.
School Highlights:
Southside Virginia Community College serves 5,902 students (33% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 40%.
Southside Virginia Community College is the only community colleges within Brunswick County, VA.
The nearest community college is Halifax Community College (33.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Southside Virginia Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 5,902 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 40:1 has increased from 31:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment
5,902 students
1,303 students
Southside Virginia Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,968 students
834 students
Southside Virginia Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 3,934 students
1,040 students
Southside Virginia Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Southside Virginia Community College sch enrollment Southside Virginia Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Southside Virginia Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Southside Virginia Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
40%
11%
Southside Virginia Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
55%
66%
Southside Virginia Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Southside Virginia Community College More (2011-2012)
Southside Virginia Community College sch ethnicity Southside Virginia Community College 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. 0.54 0.44
Southside Virginia Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,810 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 33% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,573 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,810 $5,890
Southside Virginia Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,573 $10,047
Southside Virginia Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Southside Virginia Community College, a comprehensive community college, has been providing quality education to the people of Southside Virginia for over 27 years through a wide range of post-secondary programs which includes university parallel, technical, vocational and community service programs. Recognized throughout the Commonwealth for the leadership it has provided in the development of innovative programs, the college takes pride in its community-based education approach to meeting the needs of service area constituents. Southside Virginia Community College is a comprehensive institution of higher education, offering programs of instruction generally extending not more than two years beyond high school. The college offers Occupational-Technical education, Associate in Applied Science degree and University Parallel/College Transfer Education. The college is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate degrees. SVCC is approved by the State Department of Education for payment of veteran's benefits. The college is supported by local, state and federal funds.

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Did You Know?
For Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,802 per year for in-state students and $10,450 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,075 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 75%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Virginia community colleges have a 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. of 0.59, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Virginia is Northern Virginia Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.