Virginia College-Columbia

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$14,382

NaNk% growth from N/A

2017 Average Net Price

$24,151

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

404

72.8% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

34.8%

117 Graduates

About

Virginia College-Columbia is a higher education institution located in Richland County, SC. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Virginia College-Columbia were .

In 2017, 205 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Virginia College-Columbia. 87.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 12.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (137 degrees), 2.58 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (53 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Virginia College-Columbia is $14,382, which is $382 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Virginia College-Columbia is $14,382, which is $382 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $24,151.

In 2017, 70% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 72% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$14,382

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Virginia College-Columbia was $14,382. The cost of tuition at Virginia College-Columbia is $382 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

$24,151

2017 Value

30.7%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Virginia College-Columbia had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $24,151. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Virginia College-Columbia grew by 30.7%.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

70%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

72%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

70% of undergraduate students at Virginia College-Columbia received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 26.3% with respect to 2016, when 95% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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N/A Default Rate

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Number of Defaults

In N/A the default rate for borrower's at Virginia College-Columbia was N/A%, which represents N/A out of the N/A total borrowers.

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Enrollment

Virginia College-Columbia has a total enrollment of 404 students. The full-time enrollment at Virginia College-Columbia is 294 students and the part-time enrollment is 110. This means that 72.8% of students enrolled at Virginia College-Columbia are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Virginia College-Columbia, both undergraduate and graduate, is 81.4% Black or African American, 5.2% White, 2.48% Hispanic or Latino, 1.24% Two or More Races, 0.99% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.495% Asian, and 0.248% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Virginia College-Columbia in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (69.4%), followed by Black or African American Male (13.3%) and White Female (4.42%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

72.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Virginia College-Columbia, both undergraduate and graduate, is 404 students. The full-time enrollment at Virginia College-Columbia is 294 and the part-time enrollment is 110. This means that 72.8% of students enrolled at Virginia College-Columbia are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

66%

2017 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-Columbia was 66%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Virginia College-Columbia had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    329

  2. White

    21

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    10

The enrolled student population at Virginia College-Columbia is 81.4% Black or African American, 5.2% White, 2.48% Hispanic or Latino, 1.24% Two or More Races, 0.99% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.495% Asian, and 0.248% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 155 more women than men received degrees from Virginia College-Columbia. The majority of degree recipients at Virginia College-Columbia are black or african american (137 degrees awarded). There were 2.58 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (53 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Virginia College-Columbia is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Virginia College-Columbia, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Personal & Culinary Services (25 degrees awarded), Health (147 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (16 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-Columbia are Registered nurses (1,380,372 people), Accountants & auditors (1,106,168 people), Other managers (706,296 people), Software developers (509,555 people), and Financial managers (433,754 people).

The most specialized majors at Virginia College-Columbia are Personal & Culinary Services (25 degrees awarded), Health (147 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (16 degrees), and Business (17 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-Columbia are Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Virginia College-Columbia are Personal & Culinary Services (25 degrees awarded), Health (147 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (16 degrees), and Business (17 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-Columbia are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,733,137 people), Computer Systems Design (858,714 people), Elementary & secondary schools (664,904 people), Banking & related activities (539,669 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (483,311 people).

The most specialized majors at Virginia College-Columbia are Personal & Culinary Services (25 degrees awarded), Health (147 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (16 degrees), and Business (17 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-Columbia.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Virginia College-Columbia was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 25

  2. 180

In 2017, 25 degrees were awarded to men at Virginia College-Columbia, which is 0.139 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (180).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 10 degrees were awarded to men at Virginia College-Columbia in Computer Support Specialist, which is 1.67 times more than the 6 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 77 degrees were awarded to women at Virginia College-Columbia in Medical Assistant, which is 38.5 times more than the 2 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 (42.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Virginia College-Columbia is Female and White (42.1% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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, 20.5% of graduates (24 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

    137 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    53 degrees awarded

  3. White

    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Virginia College-Columbia is black or african american (137 degrees awarded). There were 2.58 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (53 degrees).

25.9% of degree recipients (53 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    120 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Male

    17 degrees awarded

  3. White Female

    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Virginia College-Columbia is black or african american female (120 degrees awarded). There were 7.06 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (17 degrees).

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Operations

Virginia College-Columbia 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 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Virginia College-Columbia had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Virginia College-Columbia employs 8 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Virginia College-Columbia are Female No academic ranks (7), Male No academic ranks(1), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Virginia College-Columbia are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 11 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 5 employees, and Management with 2 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

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

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools 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-Columbia 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

$2.52M

2017 Salaries

3.75%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Virginia College-Columbia paid a median of $2.52M in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 3.75% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.718% growth from 2015 and a 2.28% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$412k

Instructional Salaries

8

Number of Employees

In 2017, Virginia College-Columbia paid a total of $412k to 8 employees working as instructors, which represents 16.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $1.33M (32.3%) for similar Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

8 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

11 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Virginia College-Columbia were No academic rank with 8 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Virginia College-Columbia were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 11 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 5 employees; and Management with 2 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-Columbia was Female No academic rank with 7 employees, Male No academic rank with 1 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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