Virginia College-Florence

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$14,382

NaNN% growth from N/A

2017 Average Net Price

$29,928

After Financial Aid

2017 Enrolled Students

345

76.8% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

48.2%

119 Graduates

About

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

In 2017, 154 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Virginia College-Florence. 94.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 5.19% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (91 degrees), 2.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (35 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Virginia College-Florence 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-Florence 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 $29,928.

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

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$14,382

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

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

$29,928

2017 Value

70%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Virginia College-Florence had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $29,928. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Virginia College-Florence grew by 70%.

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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-Florence received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 20.4% with respect to 2016, when 93% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Virginia College-Florence has a total enrollment of 345 students. The full-time enrollment at Virginia College-Florence is 265 students and the part-time enrollment is 80. This means that 76.8% of students enrolled at Virginia College-Florence are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Virginia College-Florence, both undergraduate and graduate, is 73.9% Black or African American, 16.5% White, 2.03% Two or More Races, 1.16% Hispanic or Latino, 0.29% Asian, 0.29% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Virginia College-Florence in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (64.2%), followed by White Female (18.5%) and Black or African American Male (7.92%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

76.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Virginia College-Florence, both undergraduate and graduate, is 345 students. The full-time enrollment at Virginia College-Florence is 265 and the part-time enrollment is 80. This means that 76.8% of students enrolled at Virginia College-Florence are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%

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-Florence was 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Virginia College-Florence had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    255

  2. White

    57

  3. Two or More Races

    7

The enrolled student population at Virginia College-Florence is 73.9% Black or African American, 16.5% White, 2.03% Two or More Races, 1.16% Hispanic or Latino, 0.29% Asian, 0.29% 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 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, 138 more women than men received degrees from Virginia College-Florence. The majority of degree recipients at Virginia College-Florence are black or african american (91 degrees awarded). There were 2.6 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (35 degrees).

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

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Virginia College-Florence, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Personal & Culinary Services (26 degrees awarded), Health (116 degrees), and Business (12 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-Florence 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-Florence are Personal & Culinary Services (26 degrees awarded), Health (116 degrees), and Business (12 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-Florence are Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, Physicians, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Virginia College-Florence are Personal & Culinary Services (26 degrees awarded), Health (116 degrees), and Business (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 Virginia College-Florence 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-Florence are Personal & Culinary Services (26 degrees awarded), Health (116 degrees), and Business (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 Virginia College-Florence.

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

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 8

  2. 146

In 2017, 8 degrees were awarded to men at Virginia College-Florence, which is 0.0548 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (146).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 2 degrees were awarded to men at Virginia College-Florence in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.2 times less than the 10 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 61 degrees were awarded to women at Virginia College-Florence in Medical Assistant, which is 61 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

28%

100% Completion Time

48%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 28% of students graduating from Virginia College-Florence completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 48% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 52% 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 (80%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Virginia College-Florence is Female and Hispanic or Latino (80% 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, 15.1% of graduates (18 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

    91 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    35 degrees awarded

  3. White

    24 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Virginia College-Florence is black or african american (91 degrees awarded). There were 2.6 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (35 degrees).

22.7% of degree recipients (35 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    84 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    24 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Virginia College-Florence is black or african american female (84 degrees awarded). There were 3.5 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (24 degrees).

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Operations

Virginia College-Florence 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-Florence had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Virginia College-Florence employs 9 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Virginia College-Florence are Female No academic ranks (7), Male No academic ranks(2), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Virginia College-Florence are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 8 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 3 employees, and Management with 2 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Virginia College-Florence has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Virginia College-Florence 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 Two-Year: Other Fields 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-Florence 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

$1.96M

2017 Salaries

5.55%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Virginia College-Florence paid a median of $1.96M in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 5.55% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.79% decline from 2015 and a 1.86% growth from 2014.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$439k

Instructional Salaries

9

Number of Employees

In 2017, Virginia College-Florence paid a total of $439k to 9 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $318k (20.1%) for similar Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank

Most Common Instructor

9 Employees

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

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

8 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Virginia College-Florence were No academic rank with 9 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Virginia College-Florence were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 8 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 3 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-Florence was Female No academic rank with 7 employees, Male No academic rank with 2 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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