Vance-Granville Community College

200 Community College Road
Henderson, NC 27537
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School Highlights

Vance-Granville Community College serves 3,063 students (30% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the state community college average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 45%.

Top Rankings

Vance-Granville Community College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in North Carolina for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 159 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Vance-Granville Community College(NC) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty159 staff144 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Vance-Granville Community College has declined by 25% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The Vance-Granville Community College diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment3,063 students2,123 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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# Full-Time Students927 students761 students
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# Part-Time Students2,136 students1,362 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
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% Asian
1%
2%
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% Hispanic
7%
10%
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% Black
32%
22%
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% White
49%
55%
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% Two or more races
2%
3%
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% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score0.650.63
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College Completion Rate
34%
25%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$26,400$27,500
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $1,838 is less than the state average of $2,528. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,434 is less than the state average of $8,242. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,838$2,528
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Out-State Tuition Fees$6,434$8,242
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid73%77%
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Median Debt for Graduates$6,500$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,864$5,895
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Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Golf, VolleyballBasketball, Golf,
Volleyball
Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Vance-Granville Community College was chartered in 1969 as Vance County Technical Institute by the North Carolina General Assembly. The college began by offering technical, vocational and continuing education courses to residents of Vance County. In 1972, Vance and Granville counties pooled their resources to support a $2 million bond referendum for a larger, more permanent facility to educate their citizens. The result was the construction and subsequent opening of the new Vance-Granville Community College campus in 1976 on an 83-acre tract in Vance County, midway between Henderson and Oxford. The Main Campus of Vance-Granville Community College is located midway between Oxford and Henderson on an 83-acre tract of land off Interstate 85. The majority of classes are taught on Main Campus, but a number of students attend classes also at South Campus between Butner and Creedmoor, Franklin Campus in Louisburg, and Warren Campus in Warrenton. Today, the main campus, picturesque with a lake and attractive landscaping, boasts eight permanent buildings that include a student services complex, civic center and daycare unit. Along with administrative and faculty offices, auditorium, student lounge and learning resources center, these facilities provide 36 classrooms, 10 shops and 20 labs in which students may train in 35-plus curriculum programs, as well as extension, economic development, continuing education, and small business classes. Its total value is approximately $24.3 million. Vance-Granville offers more than 35 degree, diploma, and certificate programs to prepare students for further education or to enter work directly after graduation. Most programs are available in day or evening and on a full-time or part-time basis. VGCC's also offers prrograms in Continuing Education, Occupational Extension and Workforce Development. Vance-Granville Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate degree. Vance-Granville Community College is a member of the American Association of Community Colleges, North Carolina Community College System and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Vance-Granville Community College is Louisburg College (18.3 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Louisburg College
    Private not-for-profit
    594 students | 18.30 Mi501 N. Main St.
    Louisburg, NC 27549
    (919) 496-2521
    18.30594
  • Living Arts College
    Private for-profit
    243 students | 26.50 Mi3000 Wakefield Crossing Drive
    Raleigh, NC 27614
    (919) 488-8500
    26.50243
  • 1,287 students | 27.70 Mi1715 College Dr
    Roxboro, NC 27573
    (336) 599-1181
    27.701,287
  • 5,434 students | 32.50 Mi1637 Lawson Street
    Durham, NC 27703
    (919) 536-7200
    32.505,434
  • 627 students | 34.10 Mi3901 Capital Blvd Ste 151
    Raleigh, NC 27604
    (919) 723-2820
    34.10627
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Did You Know?
For North Carolina public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,528 per year for in-state students and $8,242 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $25,071 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in North Carolina is 71%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

North Carolina community colleges have a diversity score of 0.63, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in North Carolina is Richmond Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.