Virginia College-Jackson

4795 Interstate 55 N, Jackson
MS, 39206-4026
Tel: (601)977-0960
390 students
Private for-profit

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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 390 students (85% of students are full-time).
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 - teachers has declined by 100% 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

Student Body

The student population of 390 teachers has declined by 56% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 40% over five years.
Total Enrollment
390 students
1,287 students
Virginia College-Jackson Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
331 students
832 students
Virginia College-Jackson Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 59 students
1,021 students
Virginia College-Jackson Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Virginia College-Jackson sch enrollment Virginia College-Jackson sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
Virginia College-Jackson Hispanic (2007-2012)
% Black
93%
12%
Virginia College-Jackson Black (2006-2012)
% White
7%
66%
Virginia College-Jackson White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Virginia College-Jackson sch ethnicity Virginia College-Jackson 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. 0.13 0.45
Virginia College-Jackson Diversity Score (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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