Victoria College

2200 E Red River
Victoria, TX 77901
Top Ranked (2023-24): View Rankings
  • The Victoria College is a multipurpose open-access public community college serving Victoria and the surrounding counties. Its mission is to create and provide high-quality educational programs and services which fulfill the needs of the individual and the community for intellectual growth, workforce training, and cultural and personal enrichment.

School Highlights

Victoria College serves 3,274 students (26% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 70%.

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Enrollment: 3,274 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,050
  • Out-state tuition: $4,650
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 54%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Victoria College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 416 teachers has grown by 123% over five years.
Victoria College
(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
416 staff
262 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Victoria College has declined by 17% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five years.
The Victoria College diversity score of 0.59 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,274 students
4,669 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
860 students
1,310 students
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# Part-Time Students
2,414 students
3,359 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
207 students
344 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
860 students
1,289 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
16 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
2,414 students
3,151 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
15 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
252 students
% Asian
3%
5%
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% Hispanic
44%
46%
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% Black
6%
12%
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% White
46%
30%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
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% Unknown races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.59
0.68
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
19%
26%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
2.44%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$39,100
$34,600
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,050 is more than the state average of $3,924. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,650 is less than the state average of $6,229. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$4,050
$3,924
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$4,650
$6,229
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
75%
83%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$11,200
$10,765
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
78%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

School Notes

  • The Victoria Junior College was established as a part of the Victoria school system on February 4, 1925. During the first session of operation classes were conducted on the third floor of the Patti Welder High School while a new building was being constructed to house the college. This building, which joined the Patti Welder Junior High school, served as the college home until the end of the 1948-49 session. VC provides high-quality, yet affordable, education throughout our seven-county service area. Since 1925, The Victoria College has prepared students for continued university education, trained students in allied health and technical careers, and worked through adult education courses to provide enrichment, literacy and workforce skills development. All of these programs are presented to a culturally diverse, multi-generational student population. The College will use the traditional classroom and distance education technologies to provide the following credit and non-credit educational programs. The college offers University Transfer Programs, Workforce Education Programs, Developmental Education Programs, Continuing Education Programs and Adult Education Programs. The college offers Associate of Arts Degree (A.A.), Associate of Science Degree (A.S.), Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.) and Suggested Academic Transfer Degrees (A.T.).

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Victoria College cost?
Victoria College's tuition is approximately $4,050 for In-State students and $4,650 for Out-State students.
What schools are Victoria College often compared to?
Victoria Collegeis often viewed alongside schools like Blinn College by visitors of our site.
What is Victoria College's ranking?
Victoria College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Texas for: Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation).

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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Enrollment: 3,274 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,050
  • Out-state tuition: $4,650
  • Student:teacher ratio: 8:1
  • Minority enrollment: 54%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Texas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,924 per year for in-state students and $6,229 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,052 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Texas is 78%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Texas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.68, which is lower than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in Texas is Southwest Collegiate Institute for the Deaf. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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