Southwest Virginia Community College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,620
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$8,326
After Financial Aid
2019 Enrolled Students
2,338
47.8% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
33.1%
146 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 2019, 482 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Southwest Virginia Community College. 64.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (464 degrees), 77.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (6 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Southwest Virginia Community College is $4,620, which is $-3,204 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Southwest Virginia Community College is $4,620, which is $-3,204 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,326.

In 2019, 64% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,620
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Southwest Virginia Community College was $4,620. The cost of tuition at Southwest Virginia Community College is $-3,204 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$8,326
2019 Value
1.97%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Southwest Virginia Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,326. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Southwest Virginia Community College grew by 1.97%.

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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

$3,300
Room and Board
$1,300
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Southwest Virginia Community College was of $3,300 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board increased by 3.13% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 8.33% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

64%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
N/A%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

64% of undergraduate students at Southwest Virginia Community College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 4.92% with respect to 2018, when 61% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Southwest Virginia Community College has a total enrollment of 2,338 students. The full-time enrollment at Southwest Virginia Community College is 1,118 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,220. This means that 47.8% 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 93.4% White, 2.22% Two or More Races, 1.5% Black or African American, 1.2% Hispanic or Latino, 0.385% Asian, 0.128% 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 most commonly White Female (58.9%), followed by White Male (34.7%) and Two or More Races Female (1.25%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

47.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Southwest Virginia Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,338 students. The full-time enrollment at Southwest Virginia Community College is 1,118 and the part-time enrollment is 1,220. This means that 47.8% of students enrolled at Southwest Virginia Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

54%
2019 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 54%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Southwest Virginia Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,184
  2. Two or More Races
    52
  3. Black or African American
    35

The enrolled student population at Southwest Virginia Community College is 93.4% White, 2.22% Two or More Races, 1.5% Black or African American, 1.2% Hispanic or Latino, 0.385% Asian, 0.128% 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 44% White, 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% 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, 23 students (0.984%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 138 more women than men received degrees from Southwest Virginia Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Southwest Virginia Community College is white (464 degrees awarded). There were 77.3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (6 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 Human Sciences (36 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (49 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (152 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 Southwest Virginia Community College are Registered nurses (1,395,688 people), Medical & health services managers (156,651 people), Other managers (153,486 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (143,830 people), and Police officers (140,555 people).

The most specialized majors at Southwest Virginia Community College are Human Sciences (36 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (49 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (152 degrees), Precision Production (15 degrees), and Health (167 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 Dentists, Surgeons, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Physicians, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Southwest Virginia Community College are Human Sciences (36 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (49 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (152 degrees), Precision Production (15 degrees), and Health (167 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 General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,507,152 people), Elementary & secondary schools (426,549 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (367,453 people), Outpatient care centers (252,865 people), and Offices of physicians (229,485 people).

The most specialized majors at Southwest Virginia Community College are Human Sciences (36 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (49 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (152 degrees), Precision Production (15 degrees), and Health (167 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 degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss 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

172
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
310
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 172 degrees were awarded to men at Southwest Virginia Community College, which is 0.555 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (310).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 54 degrees were awarded to men at Southwest Virginia Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.711 times less than the 76 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 76 degrees were awarded to women at Southwest Virginia Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.41 times more than the 54 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

21%
100% Completion Time
33%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 21% 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 37% 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.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Southwest Virginia Community College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (50% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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
    464 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    6 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Southwest Virginia Community College is white (464 degrees awarded). There were 77.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (6 degrees).

0.415% of degree recipients (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    302 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    162 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Southwest Virginia Community College is white female (302 degrees awarded). There were 1.86 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (162 degrees).

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Operations

Southwest Virginia Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $141k (NaNk%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Southwest Virginia Community College had a total salary expenditure of $21.1M. Southwest Virginia Community College employs 13 Instructors, 11 Associate professors, and 11 Assistant professors. Most academics at Southwest Virginia Community College are Female Instructors (10), Female Associate professors(6), and Female Assistant professors (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southwest Virginia Community College are: Management, with 40 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 25 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 6 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Southwest Virginia Community College has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Southwest Virginia Community College stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM 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. $3.21M - Federal
  2. $211k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Southwest Virginia Community College received $3.21M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $211k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$9.56M
2019 Salaries
1.19%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Southwest Virginia Community College paid a median of $9.56M in salaries, which represents 45.3% of their overall expenditure ($21.1M) and a 1.19% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.21% decline from 2017 and a 3.7% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.18M
Instructional Salaries
39
Number of Employees

In 2019, Southwest Virginia Community College paid a total of $2.18M to 39 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
13 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
40 Employees

In 2019, 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 11 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Southwest Virginia Community College were Management with 40 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 25 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. Female Assistant professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Southwest Virginia Community College was Female Instructor with 10 employees, Female Associate professor with 6 employees, and Female 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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