Virginia Highlands Community College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

PO Box 828

Abingdon, VA 24212-0828

(276) 739-2460

Fax: (276) 739-2591



Contact: David Matlock

Director of Admissions, Records and Financial Aid
Main Address

PO Box 828

Abingdon, VA 24212-0828

(276) 739-2400
www.vhcc.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 2,650

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,650

Setting

Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

COMPASS required for placement. Paramedic, nursing, radiography, physical therapy, dental hygiene, and medical laboratory technology programs have special requirements.


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Farm/Ranch Management A,C

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Business Administration/Management A
Finance/Banking C
Office Management A,C
Travel/Tourism Management C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Data Processing Technology A

Construction Trades

Electrician C

Education

Drama/Dance Teacher Education A
Education – General A

Engineering Technologies

Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Hygiene A
Medical Laboratory Assistance A
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Physical Therapy Assistance A

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A,C
Paralegal/Legal Assistance C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics C
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair C
Mechanics & Repair – General C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences A

Public Administration & Services

Social Work A

Security & Protective Services

Fire Science/Firefighting C
Police Science A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Virginia Highlands Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(276) 739-2400
Website:www.vhcc.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:https://apply.vccs.edu/oa/launch.action
Address:100 VHCC Drive, Abingdon, VA 24212-0828
Setting:23
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,491
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,397 (56% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$4,478
Out-of-state Tuition:$10,376
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:93%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,467

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Virginia Highlands Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Virginia Highlands Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences21
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services63
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services42
Construction Trades31
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields43
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs94
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians51
Precision Production41
Grand total4218

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Virginia Highlands Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Virginia Highlands Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$4,478
Out-of-state$10,376
Books and supplies$1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid31493%
Grant or scholarship aid27180%$4,467
Student loan aid21%$9,000

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,21451%$3,467
Federal student loans00%$0

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Virginia Highlands Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Virginia Highlands Community College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Virginia Highlands Community College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment2,491
Undergraduate enrollment2,491
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Virginia Highlands Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs (Virginia Appalachian Tricollege Nursing Program)

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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