- The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
|Virginia College-Greenville||(SC) 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|
|Total Faculty||35 staff||55 staff|
|Total Enrollment||453 students||1,260 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||13:1||28:1|
|# Full-Time Students||271 students||726 students|
|# Part-Time Students||182 students||534 students|
|% Two or more races||-|
|% Unknown races|
|College Completion Rate|
|Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)||$28,900||$28,900|
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS
- The nearest community college to Virginia College-Greenville is Greenville Technical College (2.1 miles away).
- College Location Mi. Students
- 12,592 students | 2.10 Mi738 S Pleasantburg Dr
Greenville,  SC  29607
- 708 students | 4.20 MiTwo Liberty Square, 75 Beattie Place Ste 100
Greenville,  SC  29601
- 5,495 students | 23.10 Mi107 Community College Drive
Spartanburg,  SC  29303
- 793 students | 23.40 Mi1000 Powell Mill Road
Spartanburg,  SC  29301
- 111 students | 27.40 Mi601 E River Street
Anderson,  SC  29624
The Online Education Initiative will greatly expand course offerings for community college students, while making the transfer process between institutions much more smooth. The Initiative has its critics, however, who decry the loss of local control over education.
A recent study reveals that job applicants with a credential or associate’s degree from a community college have slightly better chances of getting a job interview than students who attend a for-profit college or university. Since community colleges are much more budget friendly than for-profit institutions and have much better job placement results, community colleges are a much better option for employment-minded students.
After City College of San Francisco loses its accreditation, other community colleges in the state are facing warnings, sanctions and possible loss of accreditation as well.