Virginia College-Biloxi

920 Cedar Lake Rd-Ste C
Biloxi, MS 39532
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 80% over five years.
Virginia College-Biloxi (MS) 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 36 staff 138 staff
Virginia College-Biloxi Total Faculty (2008-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 381 has declined by 19% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 70:1 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 88% over five years.
Total Enrollment 381 students 2,966 students
Virginia College-Biloxi Total Enrollment (2008-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 22:1
Virginia College-Biloxi Student Staff Ratio (2008-2016)
# Full-Time Students 266 students 2,344 students
Virginia College-Biloxi Full-Time Students (2008-2016)
# Part-Time Students 115 students 622 students
Virginia College-Biloxi Part-Time Students (2008-2016)
Virginia College-Biloxi Enrollment Breakdown MS All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
-
1%
Virginia College-Biloxi Asian (2008-2013)
% Hispanic
-
1%
Virginia College-Biloxi Hispanic (2008-2013)
% Black
1%
36%
Virginia College-Biloxi Black (2008-2016)
% White
2%
58%
Virginia College-Biloxi White (2008-2016)
% Unknown races
97%
2%
Virginia College-Biloxi Ethnicity Breakdown MS 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 0.53
Virginia College-Biloxi Diversity Score (2008-2016)
College Completion Rate
38%
-
Virginia College-Biloxi Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2010-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $28,900 -
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 $3,837. 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 $5,678. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $13,932 $3,837
Virginia College-Biloxi In-State Tuition Fees (2008-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,932 $5,678
Virginia College-Biloxi Out-State Tuition Fees (2008-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 93% 92%
Virginia College-Biloxi % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2008-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates $18,331 -
Virginia College-Biloxi Median debt for students who have completed (2008-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $6,334 -
Virginia College-Biloxi Median debt for students who have not completed (2008-2015)
Acceptance Rate 60% 97%
Virginia College-Biloxi Percent Admitted (2008-2010)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Blue Cliff College-Gulfport
    Pivate, for profit
    178 students | 6.20 Mi12251 Bernard Pkwy
    Gulfport MS  39503
    (228)896-9727
    6.20178
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    Perkinston MS  39573
    (866)735-1122
    26.409,799
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    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
    Pivate, 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 $3,837 per year for in-state students and $5,678 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,669 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Mississippi community colleges have a 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. of 0.53, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Mississippi is Meridian Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.