Virginia College-Austin

6301 E Highway 290
Austin, TX 78723
Tel: (512)371-3500
539 students
Private for-profit
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 539 students (53% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the community college average of 26:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% 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 County, TX.
The nearest community college is Austin Community College District (0.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 25% 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
Total Faculty 25 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 539 teachers has declined by 33% 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 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
539 students
1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1
26:1
# Full-Time Students
285 students
816 students
# Part-Time Students 254 students
1,024 students
Virginia College-Austin sch enrollment Virginia College-Austin sta enrollment
% Hispanic
37%
7%
% Black
20%
12%
% White
25%
57%
% Two or more races
1%
2%
% Unknown races
16%
3%
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 0.53

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 16% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $13,701 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 16% 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 $10,047
Virginia College-Austin Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 95%
89%
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Austin 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 0.61, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Austin is National American University-Austin. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.