Virginia College-Charleston

Tel: (843)614-4300
338 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights:
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Virginia College-Charleston serves 338 students (81.95% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 45%.
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Virginia College-Charleston is one of 4 community colleges within Charleston County, SC.
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The nearest community college is Trident Technical College (1.47 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
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 population of 338 teachers has grown by 24% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 22:1 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 338 students 1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students 277 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 61 students
1,017 students
% Hispanic
2%
7%
% Black
75%
12%
% White
20%
57%
% Two or more races
2%
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. 0.39 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $13,330 is more than the state average of $5,694. 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 $10,294. The out-state tuition has declined by 22% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $13,330 $5,694
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,330 $10,252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 99%
89%
Source: 2005 (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 0.58, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in South Carolina is ITT Technical Institute-Columbia. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.