Virginia College-Birmingham

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Virginia College-Birmingham

488 Palisades Blvd.
Birmingham
AL
35209

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 2,138
Number of Men 491
Number of Women 1,647
Percentage Women23%
Percentage Men77 %
Full-time Students 1378
Part-time Students 760
Number of Applicants Not Reported
Number of Admitted Not Reported
Full-time Retention Rate (2015) 25%
Student-to-faculty Ratio 16 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 $13,932
Books and Supplies $150
On Campus Room and Board $0
Application Fee $100
Estimated Total$14,182

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 75%
Average amount of federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid dollars received by undergraduate students$3,442
Percent of full-time, first-time undergraduates receiving federal grant aid 87%
Average amount of federal grant aid received by full-time, first-time undergraduates $4,688
Percent of undergraduate students receiving Pell grants 73%
Average amount Pell grant aid received by undergraduate students $3,283
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal student loans 47%
Average amount of federal student loan aid received by undergraduate students $7,245
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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

yesLess Than 1 Yr Certificate
yes1 but Less Than 2 Yr Certificate
yesAssociate’s Degree
yesBachelor’s Degree
yesMaster’s Degree

Degrees Awarded

Degrees Awarded by CIPCODE

Business Administration and Management, General164
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder108
Medical/Clinical Assistant80
Culinary Arts/Chef Training71
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist64
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General43
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General43
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration42
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/39
Health/Health Care Administration/Management38
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications36
Legal Assistant/Paralegal35
Accounting31
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician27
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef26

Degrees Awarded by Level

Associate's Degree505
Award of at least 1 but Less Than 2 Yr Certificate267
Bachelor's Degree129
Master's Degree29

Additional Services

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

Sports and Athletics

Institution’s internet website address http://www.vc.edu/campus/birmingham-alabama-college.cfm
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
PresidentKhaled Sakalla
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 Yes
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
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.