Virginia College-Biloxi

  • 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 to Virginia College-Biloxi is Blue Cliff College-Gulfport (6.2 miles away).

Top Placements

Virginia College-Biloxi places among the top 20% of community colleges in Mississippi for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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
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Student Body

  • The student population of Virginia College-Biloxi has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Virginia College-Biloxi diversity score of 0.06 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 94% over five years.
Total Enrollment381 students2,966 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:122:1
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# Full-Time Students266 students2,344 students
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# Part-Time Students115 students622 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Virginia College-Biloxi.This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of MS.
% Black
1%
36%
% White
2%
58%
% Unknown races
97%
2%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Virginia College-Biloxi.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.060.53
College Completion Rate (Year 2015)
38%
27%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,900$29,800

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
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Out-State Tuition Fees$13,932$5,574
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Virginia College-Biloxi and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of MS by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2015)93%92%
Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$18,331$7,500
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$4,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Virginia College-Biloxi and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in MS by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Acceptance Rate60%68%
This chart display the percent admitted of Virginia College-Biloxi and the community college average percent admitted of MS by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
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
    (228)896-9727
    6.20178
  • 9,799 students | 26.40 Mi51 Main Street
    Perkinston MS  39573
    (866)735-1122
    26.409,799
  • 4,529 students | 45.50 Mi101 Hwy 11 N
    Poplarville MS  39470
    (601)403-1000
    45.504,529
  • 518 students | 49.60 Mi828 Downtowner Loop W
    Mobile AL  36609
    (251)343-8200
    49.60518
  • Fortis College-Mobile
    Private, for profit
    352 students | 49.90 Mi7033 Airport Blvd.
    Mobile AL  36608
    (251)344-1203
    49.90352
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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.