Virginia Highlands Community College

Abingdon, VA

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 1,718
Graduate Enrollment: 0
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Highest degree awarded: Associate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Suburb: Small (outside principal city, in urbanized area with population less than 100,000)
Two-year, small // mixed part/full-time

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 0%

Male/Female: 40% / 60% (2017)

First generation college students: 50.0% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 19.4% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.8% (2013)

Test scores for admission:


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 30.7% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 11.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 5.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 2.3% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 90.9%
Black: 2.0%
Hispanic: 2.6%
Asian: 0.5%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.2%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 2.2%
Non-resident alien: 0.0%
Unknown race: 1.5%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $11,907
In-State tuition: $4,710
Out-of-State tuition: $10,713

Estimated books and supplies: $1,260 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board:
Estimated on-campus other fees:

Estimated off-campus room & board: $3,200 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $0 (2022)

Average Family Income: $28,294 (2017)
Median Family Income: $19,517 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 43.1%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 0.0%

Median federal loan debt at graduation:
Median federal loan payment:

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $6,116
$30k-48k $5,312
$48k-75k $6,591
$75k-110k $7,762
$110k+ $0

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 0%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 90.6% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates:
Median federal debt for non-graduates:

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates:
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates:

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year
@3 year
@5 year


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients:
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees:

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $31,235 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $36,292 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Business Services. 4
Associate's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 13
Associate's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 72 $9,460 $53,138 ($4,428) $61,686 ($5,141)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Administration, Management and Operations. 1
Associate's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Accounting and Related Services. 2
Associate's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Operations Support and Assistant Services. 4
Associate's Degree Business Operations Support and Assistant Services. 13 $22,714 ($1,893)
Associate's Degree Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Business Services. 3
Associate's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer Software and Media Applications. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma American Sign Language. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 6
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 132 $5,500 $13,888 ($1,157)
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 110 $5,500 $18,323 ($1,527) $27,593 ($2,299)
Associate's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 8
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electrical and Power Transmission Installers. 21
Associate's Degree Electrical and Power Transmission Installers. 10
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician (HAC, HACR, HVAC, HVACR). 10
Associate's Degree Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician (HAC, HACR, HVAC, HVACR). 10
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies. 30 $32,723 ($2,727)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Precision Metal Working. 16
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 8
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health and Medical Administrative Services. 20
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 41 $9,500 $53,502 ($4,459)
Associate's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 10


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $61,776
Full time faculty: 29%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 21.0

School's endowment start of year: $3,915,196 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $4,091,949 (2022)