Virginia College-Jackson

Tel: (601)977-0960
395 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 395 students (76% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
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 31 teachers has declined by 26% over five years.
College Virginia College-Jackson (MS) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 31 staff
138 staff

Student Body

The student population of 395 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The school's diversity score of 1.00 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 400% over five years.
Total Enrollment 395 students 3,029 students
# Full-Time Students 300 students
2,344 students
# Part-Time Students 95 students
622 students
% Black
% 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. 1.00 0.53
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Antonelli College-Jackson
    Private for-profit
    374 students | 9.70 Mi2323 Lakeland Drive
    Jackson MS  39232
  • 11,839 students | 11.20 Mi505 East Main Street
    Raymond MS  39154
  • 234 students | 18.50 Mi382 Galleria Pkwy Ste 100
    Madison MS  39110
  • 3,029 students | 37.20 Mi1001 Co-Lin Lane
    Wesson MS  39191
  • 5,798 students | 54.90 Mi#1 Hill St
    Goodman MS  39079
Did You Know?
For Mississippi public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,240 per year for in-state students and $4,450 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,148 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 0.53, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Mississippi is Virginia College-Jackson. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.