Virginia College-School of Business and Health-Chattanooga

  • 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 to Virginia College-School of Business and Health-Chattanooga is Chattanooga College Medical Dental and Technical Careers (1.9 miles away).

Top Placements

Virginia College-School of Business and Health-Chattanooga places among the top 20% of community colleges in Tennessee for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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 yrsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty28 staff29 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Virginia College-School of Business and Health-Chattanooga has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Virginia College-School of Business and Health-Chattanooga diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has declined by 92% over five years.
Total Enrollment345 students631 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:130:1
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# Full-Time Students228 students369 students
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# Part-Time Students117 students262 students
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% Asian
-
2%
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% Hispanic
-
3%
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% Black
2%
17%
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% White
1%
74%
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% Two or more races
-
2%
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% Unknown races
96%
2%
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Diversity Score0.080.42
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College Completion Rate (Year 2015)
23%
30%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,900$29,400
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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
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Out-State Tuition Fees$13,536$14,803
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid99%94%
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Median Debt for Graduates$18,331$12,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$6,297
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Acceptance Rate91%76%
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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