Virginia College-Jackson

5841 Ridgewood Rd
Jackson, MS 39211-0000
Tel: (601)977-0960
  • 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 is Antonelli College-Jackson (9.70 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 26% 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
Virginia College-Jackson Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 395 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 90% over five years.
Total Enrollment395 students2,966 students
Virginia College-Jackson Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio13:122:1
Virginia College-Jackson Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students300 students2,344 students
Virginia College-Jackson Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students95 students622 students
Virginia College-Jackson Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Virginia College-Jackson Enrollment Breakdown MS All Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
Virginia College-Jackson Hispanic (2008-2013)
% Black
Virginia College-Jackson Black (2007-2016)
% White
Virginia College-Jackson White (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
Virginia College-Jackson 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.0.020.53
Virginia College-Jackson Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Virginia College-Jackson Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,900$30,000
Virginia College-Jackson 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
Out-State Tuition Fees$13,932$5,574
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid96%91%
Virginia College-Jackson % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$18,331$7,500
Virginia College-Jackson Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$4,500
Virginia College-Jackson Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate81%-
Virginia College-Jackson Percent Admitted (2007-2012)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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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 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 0.67. The most diverse community college in Mississippi is Meridian Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.