Virginia College-Jackson

  • Virginia College in Jackson offers the benefits of small class sizes and flexible schedules, allowing you to earn the education you want at a time that?s most convenient for you. Financial planning is available for those who qualify and career placement and job assistance continues past graduation, continuing Virginia College in Jackson?s commitment to our students?future success. Virginia College in Jackson is a Mississippi college that offers a wide variety of programs, resulting in both diplomas and associate degrees in such diverse fields as office management, network engineering, health and medical, criminal justice, and cosmetology. 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-Jackson serves 395 students (76% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 22:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
  • Virginia College-Jackson is one of 2 community colleges within Hinds County, MS.
  • The nearest community college to Virginia College-Jackson is Antonelli College-Jackson (9.7 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Virginia College-Jackson(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 Faculty31 staff138 staff
This chart display total faculty of Virginia College-Jackson and community college average number of faculty in MS by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

Student Body

  • The student population of Virginia College-Jackson has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Virginia College-Jackson diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 98% over five years.
Total Enrollment395 students2,966 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:122:1
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# Full-Time Students300 students2,344 students
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# Part-Time Students95 students622 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Virginia College-Jackson.This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of MS.
% Hispanic
-
1%
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% Black
1%
36%
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% White
-
58%
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% Unknown races
99%
2%
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Diversity Score0.020.53
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College Completion Rate
33%
27%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,900$29,800
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Virginia College-Jackson and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of MS by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

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
Out-State Tuition Fees$13,932$5,574
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid96%92%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Virginia College-Jackson and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in MS by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates$18,331$7,500
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Virginia College-Jackson and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in MS by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
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-Jackson 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 Rate81%81%
This chart display the percent admitted of Virginia College-Jackson and the community college average percent admitted of MS by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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