Virginia College-Austin

6301 E Highway 290
Austin, TX 78723
Tel: (512)371-3500
  • Virginia College is a private institution of higher education committed to offering associate degrees, diploma courses, and baccalaureate degrees at its various campuses*. These programs strengthen the student's ability to enter or advance in a chosen career. The student's learning experience and placement opportunities are enhanced through studies that provide a balance of general academics, technical skills and personal growth. The goal of Virginia College lies in its responsibility to its students, the technical and business communities, and the general citizenry. The College provides educational opportunities through curricula in business, business-related, administrative, management, technical and professional programs that are designed to prepare the student for direct entry into the job market.
School Highlights
  • Virginia College-Austin serves 569 students (44% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 61%.
  • Virginia College-Austin is one of 5 community colleges within Travis County, TX.
  • The nearest community college is Austin Community College District (0.70 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 191% over five years.
Virginia College-Austin (TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public Public
Total Faculty 35 staff 65 staff
Virginia College-Austin Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 569 has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has declined by 90% over five years.
Total Enrollment 569 students 3,585 students
Virginia College-Austin Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 34:1
Virginia College-Austin Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 250 students 932 students
Virginia College-Austin Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 319 students 2,653 students
Virginia College-Austin Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Virginia College-Austin Enrollment Breakdown TX All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Virginia College-Austin Asian (2007-2013)
% Hispanic
Virginia College-Austin Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Virginia College-Austin Black (2007-2013)
% White
Virginia College-Austin White (2007-2013)
% Two or more races
Virginia College-Austin More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
Virginia College-Austin Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.06 0.69
Virginia College-Austin Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Virginia College-Austin Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $28,900 $34,000
Virginia College-Austin Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $13,932 is more than the state average of $4,255. The in-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $13,932 is more than the state average of $6,425. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $13,932 $4,255
Virginia College-Austin In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,932 $6,425
Virginia College-Austin Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 90% 84%
Virginia College-Austin % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates $18,331 $9,500
Virginia College-Austin Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $6,334 $5,250
Virginia College-Austin Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate 57% 81%
Virginia College-Austin Percent Admitted (2007-2008)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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