Virginia College-Birmingham

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Virginia College-Birmingham

488 Palisades Blvd.
Birmingham
AL
35209
School Setting City: Midsize: Territory inside an urbanized area and inside a principal city with population less than 250,000 and greater than or equal to 100,000.
Geographic RegionSoutheast AL AR FL GA KY LA MS NC SC TN VA WV
PresidentChris Moore
Name of System, Governing Board or Corporate Structure Institution is part of a system or corporate entity
Education Corporation of America
Opeflag Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Institutional control or affiliationPrivate for-profit (profit-making) institution - A private institution in which the individual(s) or agency in control receives compensation other than wages, rent, or other expenses for the assumption of risk.
Dual credit 0
Calendar system Quarter
A calendar system in which the academic year consists of 3 sessions called quarters of about 12 weeks each. The range may be from 10 to 15 weeks. There may be an additional quarter in the summer
Admission test scores Not applicable

Student Details

The Student Details section provides a numeric overview of the students enrolled at the institution. The data lists the number of total students and breaks down this statistic by gender, full-time vs. part-time students, and student-to-faculty-ratio. With this information, you can determine the school’s size, the availability and popularity of part-time programs compared to full-time programs, and the potential size of classes. This section also discusses the institution’s admissions and retention rate. With this information, you can gain a sense of your own likelihood of obtaining admittance to the institution, as well as how many students typically continue on at the institution after one year.
Total Number of Students 4,674
Number of Men 772
Number of Women 3,902
Percentage Women83%
Percentage Men17 %
Full-time Students 2432
Part-time Students 2242
Number of Applicants Not Reported
Number of Admitted Not Reported
Full-time Retention Rate (2012) 93%
Student-to-faculty Ratio 17 to 1

Tuition + Costs*

The Cost section provides an overview of how much it will cost to attend the institution for the full academic year. The section discusses the average annual cost of tuition, books and supplies, room and board, and extra expenses and fees. With this information, you can estimate how much it may cost you to attend the institution yourself.
yesTuition payment plan
In-state Tuition $11,519
Books and Supplies $0
On Campus Room and Board $0
In-state Fees $268
Out of State Tuition $268
Application Fee $0
Estimated Total$12,055

Net Price + Financial Aid*

The Net Price & Federal aid provides an overview of the average amount of financial aid awarded to undergraduate and first-time students enrolled in the institution, as well as the percentage of students that received aid. The types of financial aid that is reported includes scholarship aid, institutional grant aid, federal grant aid, state/local grant aid, Pell grant aid, and federal student loan aid. With this information, you can get a feeling for the types of financial aid that you might receive once you are enrolled in the institution.
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid 85%
Average amount of federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid dollars received by undergraduate students$3,551
Percent of full-time, first-time undergraduates receiving federal grant aid 97%
Average amount of federal grant aid received by full-time, first-time undergraduates $4,300
Percent of undergraduate students receiving Pell grants 85%
Average amount Pell grant aid received by undergraduate students $3,492
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal student loans 87%
Average amount of federal student loan aid received by undergraduate students $8,327
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Degrees

The Degrees section provides an overview of the top area of studies that are awarded by the institution and the number of degrees that are awarded at each level. The degree types are classified by the US Department of Education’s CIP code system. With this information, you can begin to determine whether the institution offers the particular area of study and degree level that you would like to pursue.

Degrees Offered

yes1 but Less Than 2 Yr Certificate
yesAssociate’s Degree
yesBachelor’s Degree
yesMaster’s Degree

Degrees Awarded

Degrees Awarded by CIPCODE

Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller237
Business Administration and Management, General174
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist134
Health/Health Care Administration/Management129
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration91
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General91
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General75
Accounting73
Legal Assistant/Paralegal73
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General61
Surgical Technology/Technologist49
Nursing Practice45
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef41
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant36
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications35

Degrees Awarded by Level

Associate's Degree952
Award of at least 1 but Less Than 2 Yr Certificate249
Bachelor's Degree147
Master's Degree34

Additional Services

yesWeekend/evening college
yesAcademic/career counseling service
yesEmployment services for students
yesPlacement services for completers
yesOpen admission policy

Sports and Athletics

Tel / Fax (205) 912-6713
Institution’s internet website address http://www.vc.edu
Disclaimer
All data has been taken directly from the US Department of Education's IPEDS Data Center and reflects information that was self-reported by the institution for the 2012-2013 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Refer to our glossary for additional reference for the information given above.