Virginia College-Jackson

Tel: (601)977-0960
297 students
Private for-profit
Virginia College in Jackson offers the benefits of small class sizes and flexible schedules, allowing you to earn the education you want at a time that’s most convenient for you. Financial planning is available for those who qualify and career placement and job assistance continues past graduation, continuing Virginia College in Jackson’s commitment to our students’future success. Virginia College in Jackson is a Mississippi college that offers a wide variety of programs, resulting in both diplomas and associate degrees in such diverse fields as office management, network engineering, health and medical, criminal justice, and cosmetology. Virginia College specializes in providing the education and training demanded by a competitive job market, leading to exciting opportunities for graduates.
School Highlights:
Virginia College-Jackson serves 297 students (73% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 41%.
Virginia College-Jackson is one of 2 community colleges within Hinds County, MS.
The nearest community college is Antonelli College-Jackson (9.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 34% over five years.
Virginia College-Jackson 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 30 staff
59 staff
Number of Programs Offered 13 7

Student Body

The student population of 297 teachers has declined by 67% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 40% over five years.
Total Enrollment
297 students
1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
22:1
Virginia College-Jackson student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
216 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 81 students
1,017 students
Virginia College-Jackson Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1% 1%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
% Black
90%
12%
Virginia College-Jackson Black (2006-2013)
% White
7%
57%
Virginia College-Jackson White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
% Unknown races"
1% 3%
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. 0.13 0.53
Virginia College-Jackson Diversity Score (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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For Mississippi public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,263 per year for in-state students and $4,258 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,237 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Mississippi 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 0.50, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Mississippi is Virginia College-Biloxi. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.