Virginia College-Charleston

Tel: (843)614-4300
414 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights
Virginia College-Charleston serves 414 students (69% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 37%.
Virginia College-Charleston is one of 4 community colleges within Charleston County, SC.
The nearest community college is Trident Technical College (1.50 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
College 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 37 staff
62 staff
Virginia College-Charleston Total Faculty (2010-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 414 has grown by 52% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 1.00 is more than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 156% over five years.
Total Enrollment 414 students 1,371 students
Virginia College-Charleston Total Enrollment (2009-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
22:1
Virginia College-Charleston Student Staff (2010-2014)
# Full-Time Students 287 students
779 students
Virginia College-Charleston Full-Time Students (2009-2014)
# Part-Time Students 127 students
1,083 students
Virginia College-Charleston Part-Time Students (2009-2014)
Virginia College-Charleston Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Black
3%
15%
Virginia College-Charleston Black (2009-2014)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
Virginia College-Charleston More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
96%
6%
Virginia College-Charleston Unknown (2009-2014)
Virginia College-Charleston Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 1.00 0.70
Virginia College-Charleston Diversity Score (2009-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $13,932 is more than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $13,932 is more than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $13,932 $5,664
Virginia College-Charleston In-State Tuition Fees (2010-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,932 $10,360
Virginia College-Charleston Out-State Tuition Fees (2010-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 85%
90%
Virginia College-Charleston % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2010-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

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 69%. 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 0.53, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in South Carolina is Virginia College-Greenville. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.