Virginia College-Chattanooga

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$13,986

NaNN% growth from N/A

2017 Average Net Price

$28,851

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

327

82.3% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

48.7%

96 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 178 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Virginia College-Chattanooga. 82% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 18% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (77 degrees), 1.64 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (47 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Virginia College-Chattanooga is $13,986, which is $6,572 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Virginia College-Chattanooga is $13,986, which is $6,572 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $28,851.

In 2017, 74% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 75% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$13,986

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Virginia College-Chattanooga was $13,986. The cost of tuition at Virginia College-Chattanooga is $6,572 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$28,851

2017 Value

68%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Virginia College-Chattanooga had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $28,851. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Virginia College-Chattanooga grew by 68%.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

74%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

75%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

74% of undergraduate students at Virginia College-Chattanooga received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 12.9% with respect to 2016, when 85% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Virginia College-Chattanooga has a total enrollment of 327 students. The full-time enrollment at Virginia College-Chattanooga is 269 students and the part-time enrollment is 58. This means that 82.3% of students enrolled at Virginia College-Chattanooga are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Virginia College-Chattanooga, both undergraduate and graduate, is 43.1% White, 40.4% Black or African American, 6.42% Hispanic or Latino, 1.22% Two or More Races, 0.306% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% Asian, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Virginia College-Chattanooga in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (36.4%), followed by White Female (33.5%) and White Male (9.29%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

82.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Virginia College-Chattanooga, both undergraduate and graduate, is 327 students. The full-time enrollment at Virginia College-Chattanooga is 269 and the part-time enrollment is 58. This means that 82.3% of students enrolled at Virginia College-Chattanooga are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

95%

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-Chattanooga was 95%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Virginia College-Chattanooga had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    141

  2. Black or African American

    132

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    21

The enrolled student population at Virginia College-Chattanooga is 43.1% White, 40.4% Black or African American, 6.42% Hispanic or Latino, 1.22% Two or More Races, 0.306% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% Asian, 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, 114 more women than men received degrees from Virginia College-Chattanooga. The majority of degree recipients at Virginia College-Chattanooga are white (77 degrees awarded). There were 1.64 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (47 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Virginia College-Chattanooga, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Personal & Culinary Services (62 degrees awarded), Health (103 degrees), and Business (13 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-Chattanooga are Registered nurses (1,371,765 people), Accountants & auditors (1,086,123 people), Other managers (619,691 people), Financial managers (415,730 people), and Chief executives & legislators (312,511 people).

The most specialized majors at Virginia College-Chattanooga are Personal & Culinary Services (62 degrees awarded), Health (103 degrees), and Business (13 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-Chattanooga are Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, Physicians, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Virginia College-Chattanooga are Personal & Culinary Services (62 degrees awarded), Health (103 degrees), and Business (13 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-Chattanooga are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,683,737 people), Elementary & secondary schools (614,090 people), Banking & related activities (475,282 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (411,310 people), and Computer Systems Design (407,060 people).

The most specialized majors at Virginia College-Chattanooga are Personal & Culinary Services (62 degrees awarded), Health (103 degrees), and Business (13 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-Chattanooga.

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-Chattanooga was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 32

  2. 146

In 2017, 32 degrees were awarded to men at Virginia College-Chattanooga, which is 0.219 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (146).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 14 degrees were awarded to men at Virginia College-Chattanooga in Culinary Arts & Chef Training, which is 0.778 times less than the 18 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 50 degrees were awarded to women at Virginia College-Chattanooga in Medical Assistant, which is 16.7 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

20%

100% Completion Time

46%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 20% of students graduating from Virginia College-Chattanooga completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 46% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 48% 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.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (60.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Virginia College-Chattanooga is Female and White (60.7% 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, 16.7% of graduates (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    77 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    47 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    42 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Virginia College-Chattanooga is white (77 degrees awarded). There were 1.64 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (47 degrees).

23.6% of degree recipients (42 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    62 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    40 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    15 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Virginia College-Chattanooga is white female (62 degrees awarded). There were 1.55 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (40 degrees).

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Operations

Virginia College-Chattanooga 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 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Virginia College-Chattanooga had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Virginia College-Chattanooga employs 13 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Virginia College-Chattanooga are Female No academic ranks (10), Male No academic ranks(3), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Virginia College-Chattanooga 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 4 employees, and Management with 2 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Virginia College-Chattanooga has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Virginia College-Chattanooga 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 Career & Technical-High Nontraditional 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-Chattanooga 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

$2.23M

2017 Salaries

8.11%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Virginia College-Chattanooga paid a median of $2.23M in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 8.11% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.618% growth from 2015 and a 4.71% decline from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$623k

Instructional Salaries

13

Number of Employees

In 2017, Virginia College-Chattanooga paid a total of $623k to 13 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $1.95M (30.4%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

13 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-Chattanooga were No academic rank with 13 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Virginia College-Chattanooga 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 4 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-Chattanooga was Female No academic rank with 10 employees, Male No academic rank with 3 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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