Virginia Western Community College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

Box 14007

Roanoke, VA 24038

(540) 857-7231

Fax: (540) 857-6102



Contact: Meg Patterson

dmissions and Records Coordinator/Registrar
Main Address

3095 Colonial Avenue SW

Roanoke, VA 24038

(540) 857-7827

www.virginiawestern.edu
Size

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,665

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for health programs and communication design program.


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Horticultural Services A
Horticulture Science A
Landscaping A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial/Advertising Art A
Fine/Studio Arts A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Banking/Financial Services A
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A
Information Processing/Data Entry A
Management Information Systems A
Real Estate A,C

Communications Technologies

Communications Technologies – General A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science A
Computer Systems Analysis C
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C

Education

Early Childhood Education A,C
Education – General A
Social Science Teacher Education A

Engineering

Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Engineering Technology A,C
Civil Engineering/Technology A
Drafting and Design Technology C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C
Surveying Technology C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Hygiene A
EMT Ambulance Attendant C
Health Services – General A
Medical Administrative Assistance A
Medical Insurance Coding C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Transcription C
Mental Health Services Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C
Pharmacy Assistance C
Surgical Technology C

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics

Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C
Mechanics & Repair – General A

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences A
Natural Sciences A

Personal & Culinary Services

Personal & Culinary Services – General A

Public Administration & Services

Human Services A

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A
Fire Science/Firefighting C
Police Science A

Social Sciences

Social Sciences – General 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 Western Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(540) 857-7311
Website:virginiawestern.edu/
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:https://apply.vccs.edu/oa/launch.action
Address:3093 Colonial Ave, Roanoke, VA 24015
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:7,719
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:24 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:5,892 (76% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$5,093
Out-of-state Tuition:$10,991
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:84%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,523

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Virginia Western Community College Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services44
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services21
Construction Trades22
Engineering21
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields55
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences21
Health Professions and Related Programs117
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service11
Legal Professions and Studies11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities23
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians3
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies2
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Personal and Culinary Services11
Precision Production2
Science Technologies/Technicians1
Social Sciences1
Transportation and Materials Moving1
Visual and Performing Arts21
Grand total4632

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities12
Grand total12

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Virginia Western 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$5,093
Out-of-state$10,991
Books and supplies$1,500

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 aid66684%
Grant or scholarship aid63580%$4,523
Student loan aid9412%$4,841

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid3,38843%$3,208
Federal student loans99112%$5,725

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Virginia Western 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 Western 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 Western Community College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment7,719
Undergraduate enrollment7,719
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 Western 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
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
    • Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists

*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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