Virginia College-Charleston

Tel: (843)614-4300
338 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights:
Virginia College-Charleston serves 338 students (82% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 36%.
Virginia College-Charleston is one of 4 community colleges within Charleston County County, SC.
The nearest community college is Trident Technical College (1.5 miles away).

School Overview

Virginia College-Charleston Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 36 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 0:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 0% over five years.
Total Enrollment
338 students
1,269 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students
277 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 61 students
1,017 students
Virginia College-Charleston sch enrollment Virginia College-Charleston sta enrollment
% Hispanic
2%
7%
% Black
75%
12%
% White
20%
57%
% Two or more races
2%
2%
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Virginia College-Charleston sch ethnicity Virginia College-Charleston 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. 0.39 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $13,330 is more than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has declined by 22% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $13,330 is more than the state average of $10,252. The out-state tuition has declined by 22% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $13,330 $5,740
Virginia College-Charleston In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,330 $10,252
Virginia College-Charleston Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 99%
89%
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For South Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,589 per year for in-state students and $8,916 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,830 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in South Carolina is 77%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

South Carolina 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 South Carolina is ITT Technical Institute-Columbia. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.