Virginia College-Biloxi

920 Cedar Lake Rd-Ste C
Biloxi, MS 39532-0000
Tel: (228)546-9100
  • Virginia College in Biloxi is a Mississippi technical college that offers a wide variety of programs, resulting in both diplomas and associate degrees in such diverse fields as office management, health and medical, criminal justice and paralegal. Virginia College specializes in providing the education and training demanded by a competitive job market, leading to exciting opportunities for graduates.
School Highlights
  • Virginia College-Biloxi serves 381 students (70% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 22:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 42%.
  • Virginia College-Biloxi is one of 2 community colleges within Harrison County, MS.
  • The nearest community college is Blue Cliff College-Gulfport (6.20 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 200% over five years.
Virginia College-Biloxi(MS) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty36 staff138 staff
Virginia College-Biloxi Total Faculty (2008-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 381 has declined by 25% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 89% over five years.
Total Enrollment381 students2,966 students
Virginia College-Biloxi Total Enrollment (2008-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio11:122:1
Virginia College-Biloxi Student Staff Ratio (2008-2016)
# Full-Time Students266 students2,344 students
Virginia College-Biloxi Full-Time Students (2008-2016)
# Part-Time Students115 students622 students
Virginia College-Biloxi Part-Time Students (2008-2016)
Virginia College-Biloxi Enrollment Breakdown MS All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Virginia College-Biloxi Asian (2008-2013)
% Hispanic
Virginia College-Biloxi Hispanic (2008-2013)
% Black
Virginia College-Biloxi Black (2008-2016)
% White
Virginia College-Biloxi White (2008-2016)
% Unknown races
Virginia College-Biloxi Ethnicity Breakdown MS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.060.53
Virginia College-Biloxi Diversity Score (2008-2016)
College Completion Rate
Virginia College-Biloxi Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2010-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,900$30,000
Virginia College-Biloxi 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 $3,781. The in-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $13,932 is more than the state average of $5,574. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$13,932$3,781
Virginia College-Biloxi In-State Tuition Fees (2008-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$13,932$5,574
Virginia College-Biloxi Out-State Tuition Fees (2008-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid93%93%
Virginia College-Biloxi % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2008-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$18,331$7,500
Virginia College-Biloxi Median debt for students who have completed (2008-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$4,500
Virginia College-Biloxi Median debt for students who have not completed (2008-2015)
Acceptance Rate60%68%
Virginia College-Biloxi Percent Admitted (2008-2010)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Blue Cliff College-Gulfport
    Private, for profit
    178 students | 6.20 Mi12251 Bernard Pkwy
    Gulfport MS  39503
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    Perkinston MS  39573
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    Poplarville MS  39470
  • 518 students | 49.60 Mi828 Downtowner Loop W
    Mobile AL  36609
  • Fortis College-Mobile
    Private, for profit
    352 students | 49.90 Mi7033 Airport Blvd.
    Mobile AL  36608
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For Mississippi public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,781 per year for in-state students and $5,574 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,980 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Mississippi community colleges have a diversity score of 0.53, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Mississippi is Meridian Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.