Victoria College

  • 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 3,860 students (27% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the state community college average of 37:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 68%.

Top Rankings

Victoria College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Texas for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 186 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Victoria College(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High TraditionalAssociate'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 Faculty186 staff121 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Victoria College has declined by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
The Victoria College diversity score of 0.62 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 17% over five years.
Total Enrollment3,860 students4,620 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:137:1
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# Full-Time Students1,060 students1,302 students
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# Part-Time Students2,800 students3,318 students
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% Asian
2%
5%
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% Hispanic
43%
42%
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% Black
6%
13%
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% White
44%
32%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.620.70
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College Completion Rate
16%
23%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$39,100$33,800
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,050 is more than the state average of $3,929. 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 $6,264. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,050$3,929
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,650$6,264
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid74%83%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,515$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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.).

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Victoria College is Coastal Bend College (54.0 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 4,614 students | 54.00 Mi3800 Charco Rd
    Beeville, TX 78102
    (361) 354-2200
    54.004,614
  • 6,768 students | 64.60 Mi911 Boling Hwy
    Wharton, TX 77488
    (979) 532-4560
    64.606,768
  • 11,867 students | 77.30 Mi101 Baldwin Blvd.
    Corpus Christi, TX 78404
    (361) 698-1255
    77.3011,867
  • 5,510 students | 95.20 Mi1201 Kitty Hawk Rd
    Universal City, TX 78145
    (210) 486-5000
    95.205,510
  • 4,311 students | 96.40 Mi500 College Dr
    Lake Jackson, TX 77566
    (979) 230-3000
    96.404,311
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