Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach

  • Bryant & Stratton was founded 150 years ago to provide practical workplace education. The requirements of the workplace have continuously evolved since our founding and, as we transition from the industrial to the information age, the evolution has accelerated. Keeping abreast of these contemporary needs requires the college to continuously revise and enhance curriculum, modify outcomes, and embrace or develop new teaching and learning methodologies.
School Highlights
  • Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach serves 586 students (49% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the state community college average of 36:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 43%.
  • Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach is one of 4 community colleges within Virginia Beach City County, VA.
  • The nearest community college to Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach is ECPI University (2.5 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 26% over five years.
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach(VA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty33 staff45 staff
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach has declined by 22% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach diversity score of 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has grown by 28% over five years.
Total Enrollment586 students1,577 students
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio18:136:1
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students286 students717 students
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students300 students860 students
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach Enrollment Breakdown VA All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2010)
% Asian
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach Black (2007-2016)
% White
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach Hawaiian (2013-2016)
% Two or more races
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach More (2011-2016)
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach Ethnicity Breakdown VA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.580.62
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$24,300$29,600
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $16,445 is more than the state average of $14,297. The private state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$16,445$14,297
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid96%78%
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$24,200$11,000
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,646$5,500
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • For well over a century, Bryant & Stratton's fundamental mission has been to provide individuals with skills that are immediately transferable to the workplace and to help them develop in their careers. From Dr. J. C. Bryant's Business Practice "learning lab" of the 1850's to the Active Learning of today, and from early correspondence courses conducted via mail to online education and training conducted via the Internet, Bryant & Stratton has evolved into an educational institution poised for the 21st century, committed to the same principles set forth by its founders. Bryant & Stratton College's 15 degree programs provide you with cutting edge skills as well as real-world experience, giving you a decided advantage in fields with exciting futures. Through accelerated degree programs and flexible schedules, including day, evening, weekend or online courses, Bryant & Stratton College can get you into the workforce faster – a career-focused approach that has helped 90% of recent Bryant & Stratton College graduates find placement within their chosen fields. With more than 150 years of teaching experience, Bryant & Stratton offers a variety of Bachelors and Associate degrees at 15 different campus locations. Degrees offered at Virginia Beach Campus includes Accounting, Administrative Assistant, BA - General Management, BA - Information Technology, Business, Criminal Justice, Human Resources Specialist, Information Technology, Medical Assisting and Paralegal Studies.Bryant & Stratton College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000) The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). The Virginia campuses are certified by SCHEV.

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach is ECPI University (2.5 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • ECPI University
    Private, for profit
    12,068 students | 2.50 Mi5555 Greenwich Rd Ste 300
    Virginia Beach VA  23462
  • 717 students | 2.60 Mi5700 Southern Blvd Ste 100
    Virginia Beach VA  23462
  • Fortis College-Norfolk
    Private, for profit
    315 students | 3.10 Mi6300 Center Dr Bldg 22
    Norfolk VA  23502
  • 181 students | 4.20 Mi2697 Dean Dr Ste 100
    Virginia Beach VA  23452
  • n/a students | 5.50 Mi2428 Almeda Ave Ste 316
    Norfolk VA  23513
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Did You Know?
For Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,550 per year for in-state students and $9,760 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,297 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 80%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Virginia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.62, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Virginia is Northern Virginia Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.