Virginia College-Mobile

Add Comparison
2016 Undergraduate Tuition
$14,382
3.23% growth from 2015
2017 Average Net Price
$24,200
After Financial Aid
2015 Default Rate
20.5%
on Student Loans
2017 Enrolled Students
674
77.7% Full-Time

About

Virginia College-Mobile is a higher education institution located in Mobile County, AL. In 2018, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Virginia College-Mobile were Medical Assistant (111 degrees awarded), General Cosmetology (33 degrees), and Culinary Arts & Chef Training (32 degrees).

In 2018, 350 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Virginia College-Mobile. 79.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 20.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (202 degrees), 3.88 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (52 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Virginia College-Mobile is $14,382, which is $−559 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2016, the median undergraduate tuition at Virginia College-Mobile is $14,382

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $24,200.

In 2017, 79% of undergraduate students attending Virginia College-Mobile received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 78% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$14,382
2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Virginia College-Mobile was $14,382.

This chart compares the tuition costs of Virginia College-Mobile (in red) with those of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Average Net Price

$24,200
2017 Value
34.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Virginia College-Mobile had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $24,200. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Virginia College-Mobile grew by 34.6%.

This chart compares the average net price of Virginia College-Mobile (in red) with that of other similar universities.

Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Financial Aid by Income Level

79%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
78%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

79% of undergraduate students at Virginia College-Mobile received financial aid through grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 18.6% with respect to 2016, when 97% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Virginia College-Mobile (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
20.5%
2015 Default Rate
2939
Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Virginia College-Mobile was 20.5%, which represents 2939 out of the 14360 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

View Data
Save Image

Enrollment

Virginia College-Mobile had a total enrollment of 674 students in 2017. The full-time enrollment at Virginia College-Mobile is 524 students and the part-time enrollment is 150. This means that 77.7% of students enrolled at Virginia College-Mobile are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Virginia College-Mobile, both undergraduate and graduate, is 57.3% Black or African American, 15.4% White, 5.19% Two or More Races, 1.04% Hispanic or Latino, 0.445% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.297% Asian.

Students enrolled at Virginia College-Mobile in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (48.7%), followed by White Female (11.8%) and Black or African American Male (7.82%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

77.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Virginia College-Mobile in 2017, both undergraduate and graduate, is 674 students. The full-time enrollment at Virginia College-Mobile is 524 and the part-time enrollment is 150. This means that 77.7% of students enrolled at Virginia College-Mobile are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

This chart shows the full-time vs part-time enrollment status at Virginia College-Mobile (in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Retention Rate over Time

78%
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-Mobile was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Virginia College-Mobile had a retention rate higher than its peers.

This chart shows the retention rate over time at Virginia College-Mobile (highlighted in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2017)
  1. Black or African American
    386 enrolled students
  2. White
    104 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    35 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Virginia College-Mobile is 57.3% Black or African American, 15.4% White, 5.19% Two or More Races, 1.04% Hispanic or Latino, 0.445% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.297% Asian. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Graduates

In 2018, 204 more women than men received degrees from Virginia College-Mobile. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Virginia College-Mobile is black or african american (202 degrees awarded). There were 3.88 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (52 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Virginia College-Mobile is Medical Assistant (111 degrees awarded), followed by General Cosmetology (33 degrees) and Culinary Arts & Chef Training (32 degrees).

In 2018,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Virginia College-Mobile, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (35 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (65 degrees), and Health (196 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Virginia College-Mobile are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,639,335 people), Other managers (2,238,430 people), Registered nurses (1,850,364 people), Software developers (1,446,628 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,374,574 people).

The most specialized majors at Virginia College-Mobile in 2018 are Precision Production (35 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (65 degrees), Health (196 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (22 degrees), and Business (32 degrees) (as of 2018).

View Data
Save Image

Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Virginia College-Mobile are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Virginia College-Mobile are Precision Production (35 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (65 degrees), Health (196 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (22 degrees), and Business (32 degrees) (as of 2018).

View Data
Save Image

Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Virginia College-Mobile are Elementary & secondary schools (5,586,329 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,275,256 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,452,532 people), Computer Systems Design (2,343,824 people), and Construction (1,303,670 people).

The most specialized majors at Virginia College-Mobile are Precision Production (35 degrees awarded), Personal & Culinary Services (65 degrees), Health (196 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (22 degrees), and Business (32 degrees) (as of 2018).

View Data
Save Image

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Virginia College-Mobile.
Most Common (2018)
  1. 111 degrees awarded
  2. 33 degrees awarded
  3. 32 degrees awarded

In 2018, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Virginia College-Mobile was Medical Assistant with 111 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate programs at Virginia College-Mobile according to their major.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

73
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2018
277
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2018

In 2018, 73 degrees were awarded to men at Virginia College-Mobile, which is 0.264 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (277).

This chart displays the sex disparity between the top 5 majors at Virginia College-Mobile by degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Male Majors

In 2018, 31 degrees were awarded to men at Virginia College-Mobile in Welding Technology, which is 7.75 times more than the 4 female recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Female Majors

In 2018, 114 degrees were awarded to men at Virginia College-Mobile in Medical Assistant, which is 16.3 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2017 at Virginia College-Mobile is Male and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2018)
  1. Black or African American
    202 degrees awarded
  2. White
    52 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Virginia College-Mobile is black or african american (202 degrees awarded). There were 3.88 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (52 degrees).

21.7% of degree recipients (76 students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2018)
  1. Black or African American Female
    164 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    38 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    34 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Virginia College-Mobile is black or african american female (164 degrees awarded). There were 4.32 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (38 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Operations

Virginia College-Mobile employs 23 No academic ranks. Most academics at Virginia College-Mobile are Female No academic rank (14), and Male No academic rank (9).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Virginia College-Mobile 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 3 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$3.54M
2017 Salaries
2.77%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Virginia College-Mobile paid a median of $3.54M in salaries, a 2.77% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructional Salaries

$1.19M
Instructional Salaries
23
Number of Employees

In 2017, Virginia College-Mobile paid a total of $1.19M to 23 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
23 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-Mobile was No academic rank with 23 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Virginia College-Mobile 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 3 employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2017)
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Virginia College-Mobile was Female No academic rank with 14 employees, and Male No academic rank with 9 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Virginia College-Mobile.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart