Established in 1970, SVCC is one of the 23 colleges in the Virginia Community College System. The Christanna Campus near Alberta and the John H. Daniel Campus near Keysville serve ten counties and one city - the largest community college service region in the state. In 1985, SVCC opened its Campus Without Walls in Emporia-Greensville, now named the Robert C. Wrenn Center.
The teacher population of 143 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
|College||Southside Virginia Community College||Community College Avg.|
|Carnegie Classification||Associate of Arts Colleges||Associate of Arts Colleges|
|Institution Level||At least 2 but less than 4 years||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
|Institution Control||Public institution||Public|
|Total Faculty||143 staff||61 staff|
|Total Enrollment||5,740 students||1,296 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||40:1||21:1|
|# Full-Time Students||1,802 students||814 students|
|# Part-Time Students||3,938 students||1,040 students|
|% Two or more races||
|% Unknown races||
|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.||0.55||0.68|
|In-State Tuition Fees||$3,975||$5,660|
|Out-State Tuition Fees||$9,813||$10,250|
|% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid||92%||89%|
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS
- Southside Virginia Community College, a comprehensive community college, has been providing quality education to the people of Southside Virginia for over 27 years through a wide range of post-secondary programs which includes university parallel, technical, vocational and community service programs. Recognized throughout the Commonwealth for the leadership it has provided in the development of innovative programs, the college takes pride in its community-based education approach to meeting the needs of service area constituents. Southside Virginia Community College is a comprehensive institution of higher education, offering programs of instruction generally extending not more than two years beyond high school. The college offers Occupational-Technical education, Associate in Applied Science degree and University Parallel/College Transfer Education. The college is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate degrees. SVCC is approved by the State Department of Education for payment of veteran's benefits. The college is supported by local, state and federal funds.
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