Virginia College-School of Business and Health-Chattanooga

721 Eastgate Loop Rd.
Chattanooga, TN 37411-0000
Tel: (423)893-2000
  • Virginia College School of Business and Health in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 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, extending our commitment to our students' futures Virginia College School of Business and Health in Chattanooga offers a wide variety of programs, resulting in diplomas, associate degrees, and bachelor degrees in such diverse fields as office or business management, health & medical, criminal justice, and more.
School Highlights
  • Virginia College-School of Business and Health-Chattanooga serves 345 students (66% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 30:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 26%.
  • Virginia College-School of Business and Health-Chattanooga is one of 4 community colleges within Hamilton County, TN.
  • The nearest community college is Chattanooga College Medical Dental and Technical Careers (1.90 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Virginia College-School of Business and Health-Chattanooga(TN) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty28 staff29 staff
Virginia College-School of Business and Health-Chattanooga Total Faculty (2008-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 345 has declined by 14% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has declined by 85% over five years.
Total Enrollment345 students631 students
Virginia College-School of Business and Health-Chattanooga Total Enrollment (2008-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio12:130:1
Virginia College-School of Business and Health-Chattanooga Student Staff Ratio (2008-2016)
# Full-Time Students228 students369 students
Virginia College-School of Business and Health-Chattanooga Full-Time Students (2008-2016)
# Part-Time Students117 students262 students
Virginia College-School of Business and Health-Chattanooga Part-Time Students (2008-2016)
Virginia College-School of Business and Health-Chattanooga Enrollment Breakdown TN All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
-
2%
Virginia College-School of Business and Health-Chattanooga Asian (2008-2011)
% Hispanic
-
3%
Virginia College-School of Business and Health-Chattanooga Hispanic (2008-2013)
% Black
2%
17%
Virginia College-School of Business and Health-Chattanooga Black (2008-2016)
% White
1%
74%
Virginia College-School of Business and Health-Chattanooga White (2008-2016)
% Two or more races
-
2%
Virginia College-School of Business and Health-Chattanooga More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
96%
2%
Virginia College-School of Business and Health-Chattanooga Ethnicity Breakdown TN 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.0.080.42
Virginia College-School of Business and Health-Chattanooga Diversity Score (2008-2016)
College Completion Rate
23%
30%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,900$29,500
Virginia College-School of Business and Health-Chattanooga Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $13,536 is more than the state average of $4,573. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $13,536 is less than the state average of $14,803. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$13,536$4,573
Virginia College-School of Business and Health-Chattanooga In-State Tuition Fees (2008-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$13,536$14,803
Virginia College-School of Business and Health-Chattanooga Out-State Tuition Fees (2008-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid99%93%
Virginia College-School of Business and Health-Chattanooga % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2010-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$18,331$17,000
Virginia College-School of Business and Health-Chattanooga Median debt for students who have completed (2008-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$6,297
Virginia College-School of Business and Health-Chattanooga Median debt for students who have not completed (2008-2015)
Acceptance Rate91%74%
Virginia College-School of Business and Health-Chattanooga Percent Admitted (2008-2010)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Tennessee public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,573 per year for in-state students and $14,803 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,844 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Tennessee is 77%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Tennessee 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 0.42, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Tennessee is Fortis Institute-Nashville. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.