Virginia College-Jackson

Tel: (601)977-0960
395 students
Private for-profit
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).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 22:1.
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 29% over five years.
College Virginia College-Jackson Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 31 staff
62 staff
Virginia College-Jackson Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 395 has declined by 49% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 17:1 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 376% over five years.
Total Enrollment 395 students 1,371 students
Virginia College-Jackson Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
22:1
Virginia College-Jackson Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 300 students
779 students
Virginia College-Jackson Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 95 students
1,083 students
Virginia College-Jackson Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Virginia College-Jackson Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Black
1%
15%
Virginia College-Jackson Black (2006-2014)
% Unknown races
99%
6%
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. 1.00 0.70
Virginia College-Jackson Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $13,932 is more than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $13,932 is more than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $13,932 $5,664
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,932 $10,360
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 96%
90%
Virginia College-Jackson % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Mississippi public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,263 per year for in-state students and $4,258 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $17,237 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 0.53, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Mississippi is Virginia College-Jackson. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.