Virginia College-Austin

6301 E Highway 290, Austin
TX, 78723
Tel: (512)371-3500
313 students
Private for-profit

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Virginia College is a private institution of higher education committed to offering associate degrees, diploma courses, and baccalaureate degrees at its various campuses*. These programs strengthen the student's ability to enter or advance in a chosen career. The student's learning experience and placement opportunities are enhanced through studies that provide a balance of general academics, technical skills and personal growth. The goal of Virginia College lies in its responsibility to its students, the technical and business communities, and the general citizenry. The College provides educational opportunities through curricula in business, business-related, administrative, management, technical and professional programs that are designed to prepare the student for direct entry into the job market.
School Highlights:
Virginia College-Austin serves 313 students (64% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Virginia College-Austin is one of 7 community colleges within Travis County, TX.
The nearest community college is Austin Community College District (0.7 miles away).

School Overview

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

Student Body

The student population of 313 teachers has declined by 61% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 50:1 has increased from 40:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
313 students
1,283 students
Virginia College-Austin Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
201 students
832 students
Virginia College-Austin Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 112 students
1,020 students
Virginia College-Austin Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Virginia College-Austin sch enrollment Virginia College-Austin sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Virginia College-Austin Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
40%
7%
Virginia College-Austin Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
17%
12%
Virginia College-Austin Black (2006-2012)
% White
41%
66%
Virginia College-Austin White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Virginia College-Austin More (2009-2012)
Virginia College-Austin sch ethnicity Virginia College-Austin 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. 0.64 0.45
Virginia College-Austin Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $13,701 is more than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $13,701 is more than the state average of $10,075. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $13,701 $5,940
Virginia College-Austin In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,701 $10,075
Virginia College-Austin Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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