Virginia College-Birmingham

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$14,382

NaNk% growth from N/A

2017 Average Net Price

$29,824

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

2,108

71.7% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

5.17%

6 Graduates

About

Virginia College-Birmingham is a higher education institution located in Jefferson County, AL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Virginia College-Birmingham were General Business Administration & Management (38 degrees awarded), Health Care Administration & Management (21 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (12 degrees).

In 2017, 852 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Virginia College-Birmingham. 70.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 29.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (357 degrees), 1.11 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (323 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Virginia College-Birmingham is $14,382, which is $1,492 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Virginia College-Birmingham is $14,382, which is $1,492 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $29,824.

In 2017, 72% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 75% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$14,382

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Virginia College-Birmingham was $14,382. The cost of tuition at Virginia College-Birmingham is $1,492 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

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Average Net Price

$29,824

2017 Value

83%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Virginia College-Birmingham had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $29,824. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Virginia College-Birmingham grew by 83%.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

72%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

75%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

72% of undergraduate students at Virginia College-Birmingham received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 17.2% with respect to 2016, when 87% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Virginia College-Birmingham has a total enrollment of 2,108 students. The full-time enrollment at Virginia College-Birmingham is 1,512 students and the part-time enrollment is 596. This means that 71.7% of students enrolled at Virginia College-Birmingham are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Virginia College-Birmingham, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46.9% Black or African American, 16.2% White, 2.56% Two or More Races, 1.28% Hispanic or Latino, 0.237% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.19% Asian, and 0.0474% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Virginia College-Birmingham in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (38.1%), followed by White Female (12.2%) and Black or African American Male (11.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (77.8%), followed by White Male (22.2%) and Two or More Races Female (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

71.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Virginia College-Birmingham, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,108 students. The full-time enrollment at Virginia College-Birmingham is 1,512 and the part-time enrollment is 596. This means that 71.7% of students enrolled at Virginia College-Birmingham are enrolled full-time compared with 45.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

N/A%

N/A Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Virginia College-Birmingham was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (64%), Virginia College-Birmingham had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    988

  2. White

    342

  3. Two or More Races

    54

The enrolled student population at Virginia College-Birmingham is 46.9% Black or African American, 16.2% White, 2.56% Two or More Races, 1.28% Hispanic or Latino, 0.237% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.19% Asian, and 0.0474% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 46.1% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 684 students (32.4%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 352 more women than men received degrees from Virginia College-Birmingham. The majority of degree recipients at Virginia College-Birmingham are black or african american (357 degrees awarded). There were 1.11 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (323 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Virginia College-Birmingham is General Business Administration & Management (38 degrees awarded), followed by Health Care Administration & Management (21 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (12 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Virginia College-Birmingham, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Personal & Culinary Services (145 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (53 degrees), and Health (344 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Virginia College-Birmingham are Registered nurses (1,380,372 people), Accountants & auditors (1,106,168 people), Other managers (707,289 people), Software developers (509,555 people), and Financial managers (433,754 people).

The most specialized majors at Virginia College-Birmingham are Personal & Culinary Services (145 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (53 degrees), Health (344 degrees), Business (215 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (52 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Virginia College-Birmingham are Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Virginia College-Birmingham are Personal & Culinary Services (145 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (53 degrees), Health (344 degrees), Business (215 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (52 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Virginia College-Birmingham are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,733,137 people), Computer Systems Design (859,205 people), Elementary & secondary schools (664,904 people), Banking & related activities (539,669 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (483,712 people).

The most specialized majors at Virginia College-Birmingham are Personal & Culinary Services (145 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (53 degrees), Health (344 degrees), Business (215 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (52 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Virginia College-Birmingham.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Virginia College-Birmingham was General Business Administration & Management with 38 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 250

  2. 602

In 2017, 250 degrees were awarded to men at Virginia College-Birmingham, which is 0.415 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (602).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 49 degrees were awarded to men at Virginia College-Birmingham in HVAC Maintenance, which is 12.3 times more than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 85 degrees were awarded to women at Virginia College-Birmingham in Medical Assistant, which is 9.44 times more than the 9 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Virginia College-Birmingham is Female and White (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 50% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    357 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    323 degrees awarded

  3. White

    128 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Virginia College-Birmingham is black or african american (357 degrees awarded). There were 1.11 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (323 degrees).

37.9% of degree recipients (323 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    247 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Male

    110 degrees awarded

  3. White Female

    75 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Virginia College-Birmingham is black or african american female (247 degrees awarded). There were 2.25 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (110 degrees).

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Operations

Virginia College-Birmingham has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($144k on $10M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Virginia College-Birmingham had a total salary expenditure of $435M. Virginia College-Birmingham employs 38 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Virginia College-Birmingham are Female No academic ranks (20), Male No academic ranks(18), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Virginia College-Birmingham are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 54 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 24 employees, and Management with 4 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Virginia College-Birmingham has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Virginia College-Birmingham stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Virginia College-Birmingham received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$12M

2017 Salaries

4.61%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Virginia College-Birmingham paid a median of $12M in salaries, which represents 2.75% of their overall expenditure ($435M) and a 4.61% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.99% decline from 2015 and a 26.1% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 6.2M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.21M

Instructional Salaries

38

Number of Employees

In 2017, Virginia College-Birmingham paid a total of $2.21M to 38 employees working as instructors, which represents 18.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $916k (25.3%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

38 Employees

Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

54 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Virginia College-Birmingham were No academic rank with 38 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Virginia College-Birmingham were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 54 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 24 employees; and Management with 4 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female No academic rank

  2. Male No academic rank

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Virginia College-Birmingham was Female No academic rank with 20 employees, Male No academic rank with 18 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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