Vance-Granville Community College

200 Community College Road, Henderson,
NC, 27536
Tel: (252)492-2061
4,075 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
Vance-Granville Community College serves 4,075 students (42% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 30%.
Vance-Granville Community College is the only community colleges within Vance County, NC.
The nearest community college is Louisburg College (18.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Vance-Granville Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 4,075 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,075 students
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
1,712 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 2,363 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan -
1%
% Asian -
2%
% Hawaiian -
1%
% Hispanic 2%
7%
% Black 33%
12%
% White 64%
66%
% Two or more races -
2%
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. 0.48
0.45

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,766 is less than the state average of $6,030. The in-state tuition has grown by 37% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,374 is less than the state average of $10,175. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,766 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,374 $10,175
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Vance-Granville Community College was chartered in 1969 as Vance County Technical Institute by the North Carolina General Assembly. The college began by offering technical, vocational and continuing education courses to residents of Vance County. In 1972, Vance and Granville counties pooled their resources to support a $2 million bond referendum for a larger, more permanent facility to educate their citizens. The result was the construction and subsequent opening of the new Vance-Granville Community College campus in 1976 on an 83-acre tract in Vance County, midway between Henderson and Oxford. The Main Campus of Vance-Granville Community College is located midway between Oxford and Henderson on an 83-acre tract of land off Interstate 85. The majority of classes are taught on Main Campus, but a number of students attend classes also at South Campus between Butner and Creedmoor, Franklin Campus in Louisburg, and Warren Campus in Warrenton. Today, the main campus, picturesque with a lake and attractive landscaping, boasts eight permanent buildings that include a student services complex, civic center and daycare unit. Along with administrative and faculty offices, auditorium, student lounge and learning resources center, these facilities provide 36 classrooms, 10 shops and 20 labs in which students may train in 35-plus curriculum programs, as well as extension, economic development, continuing education, and small business classes. Its total value is approximately $24.3 million. Vance-Granville offers more than 35 degree, diploma, and certificate programs to prepare students for further education or to enter work directly after graduation. Most programs are available in day or evening and on a full-time or part-time basis. VGCC's also offers prrograms in Continuing Education, Occupational Extension and Workforce Development. Vance-Granville Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate degree. Vance-Granville Community College is a member of the American Association of Community Colleges, North Carolina Community College System and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

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  • Louisburg Louisburg College
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    18.6  Mi  |  707  students
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