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 1,761 students (63% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.

Top Rankings

Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Virginia for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 228 teachers has grown by 533% over five years.
Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach(VA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate/Associate's Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associate'sAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPublic
Total Faculty228 staff129 staff
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School CalendarLink to School Calendar

Student Body

The student population of Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach has grown by 200% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach diversity score of 0.54 is less than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,761 students2,199 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:118:1
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# Full-Time Students1,105 students914 students
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# Part-Time Students656 students1,285 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
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% Asian
2%
7%
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% Hispanic
4%
12%
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% Black
63%
21%
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% White
24%
51%
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% Hawaiian
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% Two or more races
5%
5%
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% Unknown races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.540.67
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$24,300$29,600
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $16,445 is more than the state average of $15,561. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$16,445$15,561
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid95%84%
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Median Debt for Graduates$20,909$11,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,500$5,500
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Source: 2020 (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).
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  • ECPI University
    Private for-profit
    13,487 students | 2.50 Mi5555 Greenwich Rd
    Virginia Beach, VA 23462
    (757) 490-9090
    2.5013,487
  • 504 students | 2.60 Mi5700 Southern Blvd Ste 100
    Virginia Beach, VA 23462
    (757) 490-1241
    2.60504
  • Fortis College-Norfolk
    Private for-profit
    378 students | 3.20 Mi6300 Center Dr Bldg 22
    Norfolk, VA 23502
    (757) 499-5447
    3.20378
  • 107 students | 4.10 Mi2697 Dean Dr Ste 100
    Virginia Beach, VA 23452
    (757) 340-2121
    4.10107
  • Centura College-Chesapeake
    Private for-profit
    144 students | 6.60 Mi932 B Ventures Way
    Chesapeake, VA 23320
    (757) 549-2121
    6.60144
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