Virginia College-Jackson

Tel: (601)977-0960
297 students
Public institution
Virginia College in Jackson offers the benefits of small class sizes and flexible schedules, allowing you to earn the education you want at a time that’s most convenient for you. Financial planning is available for those who qualify and career placement and job assistance continues past graduation, continuing Virginia College in Jackson’s commitment to our students’future success. Virginia College in Jackson is a Mississippi college that offers a wide variety of programs, resulting in both diplomas and associate degrees in such diverse fields as office management, network engineering, health and medical, criminal justice, and cosmetology. Virginia College specializes in providing the education and training demanded by a competitive job market, leading to exciting opportunities for graduates.
School Highlights
Virginia College-Jackson serves 297 students (73% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Virginia College-Jackson is one of 2 community colleges within Hinds County, MS.
The nearest community college is Antonelli College-Jackson (9.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 34% over five years.
College Virginia College-Jackson 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 30 staff
61 staff
Virginia College-Jackson Total Faculty (2006-2013)
Number of Programs Offered 13 7

Student Body

The student population of 297 has declined by 63% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.18 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 35% over five years.
Total Enrollment 297 students 1,315 students
Virginia College-Jackson Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 216 students
815 students
Virginia College-Jackson Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 81 students
1,061 students
Virginia College-Jackson Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Virginia College-Jackson Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Hispanic
1%
20%
Virginia College-Jackson Hispanic (2007-2013)
% Black
90%
15%
Virginia College-Jackson Black (2006-2013)
% White
7%
49%
Virginia College-Jackson White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
Virginia College-Jackson More (2011-2013)
Virginia College-Jackson 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. 0.18 0.70
Virginia College-Jackson Diversity Score (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Mississippi public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,949 per year for in-state students and $4,819 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $18,237 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Mississippi 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 0.55, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Mississippi is East Central Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.