Virginia College-Charleston

Tel: (843)614-4300
338 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
Virginia College-Charleston serves 338 students (82% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 45%.
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 36 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
College Virginia College-Charleston Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 36 staff
61 staff
Virginia College-Charleston Total Faculty (2010-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 338 has grown by 24% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 338 students 1,296 students
Virginia College-Charleston Total Enrollment (2009-2013)
# Full-Time Students 277 students
814 students
Virginia College-Charleston Full-Time Students (2009-2013)
# Part-Time Students 61 students
1,040 students
Virginia College-Charleston Part-Time Students (2009-2013)
Virginia College-Charleston Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
2%
21%
Virginia College-Charleston Hispanic (2009-2013)
% Black
75%
15%
Virginia College-Charleston Black (2009-2013)
% White
20%
51%
Virginia College-Charleston White (2009-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Virginia College-Charleston More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Virginia College-Charleston Unknown (2009-2013)
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. 0.40 0.68
Virginia College-Charleston Diversity Score (2009-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $13,330 is more than the state average of $5,660. 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 $10,250. The out-state tuition has declined by 22% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $13,330 $5,660
Virginia College-Charleston In-State Tuition Fees (2010-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,330 $10,250
Virginia College-Charleston Out-State Tuition Fees (2010-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For South Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,761 per year for in-state students and $9,547 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,789 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 0.52. The most diverse community college in South Carolina is The Art Institute of Charleston. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.