Southwest Virginia Community College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,253

2.9% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$8,180

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

2,304

43.8% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

35.2%

166 Graduates

About

Southwest Virginia Community College is a higher education institution located in Tazewell County, VA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Southwest Virginia Community College were .

In 2017, 569 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southwest Virginia Community College. 54.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 45.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (557 degrees), 111 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (5 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southwest Virginia Community College is $4,253, which is $-3,161 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Southwest Virginia Community College is $4,253, which is $-3,161 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,180.

In 2017, 63% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,253

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Southwest Virginia Community College was $4,253. The cost of tuition at Southwest Virginia Community College is $-3,161 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$8,180

2017 Value

0.848%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Southwest Virginia Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,180. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Southwest Virginia Community College grew by 0.848%.

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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.

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Other Student Expenses

$3,200

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Southwest Virginia Community College was of $3,200 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 14.3% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 9.09% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

63%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

N/A%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

63% of undergraduate students at Southwest Virginia Community College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.61% with respect to 2016, when 62% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Southwest Virginia Community College has a total enrollment of 2,304 students. The full-time enrollment at Southwest Virginia Community College is 1,008 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,296. This means that 43.8% of students enrolled at Southwest Virginia Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Southwest Virginia Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 94.3% White, 2.56% Black or African American, 1.43% Two or More Races, 0.651% Hispanic or Latino, 0.391% Asian, 0.391% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Southwest Virginia Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (57.3%), followed by White Male (38.4%) and Two or More Races Male (0.992%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

43.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southwest Virginia Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,304 students. The full-time enrollment at Southwest Virginia Community College is 1,008 and the part-time enrollment is 1,296. This means that 43.8% of students enrolled at Southwest Virginia Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%

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 Southwest Virginia Community College was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Southwest Virginia Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,172

  2. Black or African American

    59

  3. Two or More Races

    33

The enrolled student population at Southwest Virginia Community College is 94.3% White, 2.56% Black or African American, 1.43% Two or More Races, 0.651% Hispanic or Latino, 0.391% Asian, 0.391% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% 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 Associates Colleges is 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 47 more women than men received degrees from Southwest Virginia Community College. The majority of degree recipients at Southwest Virginia Community College are white (557 degrees awarded). There were 111 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (5 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Southwest Virginia Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (44 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (64 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (172 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Southwest Virginia Community College are Elementary & middle school teachers (139,827 people), Police officers (120,762 people), Other managers (101,429 people), Construction managers (43,043 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (42,776 people).

The most specialized majors at Southwest Virginia Community College are Precision Production (44 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (64 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (172 degrees), Protective Services (51 degrees), and Human Sciences (12 degrees).

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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 Southwest Virginia Community College are Physicians, Surgeons, Marketing managers, Chief executives & legislators, and Information security analysts

The most specialized majors at Southwest Virginia Community College are Precision Production (44 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (64 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (172 degrees), Protective Services (51 degrees), and Human Sciences (12 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 Southwest Virginia Community College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (302,430 people), Elementary & secondary schools (244,045 people), Construction (123,511 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (74,741 people), and Computer Systems Design (74,094 people).

The most specialized majors at Southwest Virginia Community College are Precision Production (44 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (64 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (172 degrees), Protective Services (51 degrees), and Human Sciences (12 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 Southwest Virginia Community College.

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 Southwest Virginia Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 261

  2. 308

In 2017, 261 degrees were awarded to men at Southwest Virginia Community College, which is 0.847 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (308).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 62 degrees were awarded to men at Southwest Virginia Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.602 times less than the 103 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 103 degrees were awarded to women at Southwest Virginia Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.66 times more than the 62 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

19%

100% Completion Time

33%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 19% of students graduating from Southwest Virginia Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 33% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 38% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Southwest Virginia Community College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all 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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    557 degrees awarded

  2. Two or More Races

    5 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southwest Virginia Community College is white (557 degrees awarded). There were 111 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (5 degrees).

0.176% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    301 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    256 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races Male

    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Southwest Virginia Community College is white female (301 degrees awarded). There were 1.18 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (256 degrees).

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Operations

Southwest Virginia Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $-17.2k (N/A%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Southwest Virginia Community College had a total salary expenditure of $22M. Southwest Virginia Community College employs 13 Instructors, 11 Associate professors, and 10 Assistant professors. Most academics at Southwest Virginia Community College are Female Instructors (8), Female Associate professors(6), and Male Assistant professors (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southwest Virginia Community College are: Management, with 33 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 24 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 6 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Southwest Virginia Community College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Southwest Virginia Community College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of 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 Associates Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $3.52M - Federal

  2. $741k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Southwest Virginia Community College received $3.52M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $741k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$10.4M

2017 Salaries

3.7%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Southwest Virginia Community College paid a median of $10.4M in salaries, which represents 47.3% of their overall expenditure ($22M) and a 3.7% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 12.7% decline from 2015 and a 3.65% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.16M

Instructional Salaries

38

Number of Employees

In 2017, Southwest Virginia Community College paid a total of $2.16M to 38 employees working as instructors, which represents 20.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $7.66M (28%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

13 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

33 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Southwest Virginia Community College were Instructor with 13 employees; Associate professor with 11 employees; and Associate professor with 10 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southwest Virginia Community College were Management with 33 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 24 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 6 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Instructor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Southwest Virginia Community College was Female Instructor with 8 employees, Female Associate professor with 6 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 6 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Southwest Virginia Community College.

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