Vance Granville Community College

Vance Granville Community College

Vance-Granville Community College, also known as VGCC, is a community college located in North Carolina. It was founded in 1969 as Vance County Technical Institute (VCTI) by the North Carolina General Assembly. Vance-Granville also operates three satellite campuses in North Carolina. One of the 58 schools that comprise the North Carolina Community College System, the college enrolls more than 5,000 students annually. VGCC offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse area of study.

VGCC fields several men's and women's sports teams and the college is a part of the National Junior College Athletic Association in Region X. Their sports teams are nicknamed the Vanguards.

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Contacting Vance-Granville Community College

Vance-Granville Community College
I85 and Poplar Creek Rd
Henderson , NC 27536
General Phone: (252) 492-2061

Vance-Granville Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management84business management, operations management, electronic commerce, accounting technology
Medical Support and Technology65medical assistant, pharmacy tech, radiation therapist, mental health services tech
Nursing and Emergency Medicine58registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Family and Social Work51child care management, human services
Office and Administration51executive secretary
Construction Trades49carpentry, electrician
Liberal Arts45liberal arts and sciences
Computer Science and Engineering43computer and info science, information science, computer security, webmastering
Mechanics and Repair31HVAC, automobile mechanics
Security and Law Enforcement31criminal justice and police
Medical Administration27medical secretary
Beauty and Cosmetology17cosmetology, personal grooming
Education and Teaching9teacher aide
Production Trades8welding
Engineering Technician8electronics tech, electromechanical tech
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy6parks and recreation studies
Law4legal secretary
Science and Laboratory Technician4biology tech
Therapy and Counseling1substance abuse counseling

Number of programs and degrees for Vance-Granville Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year11811
Associate's degree32824
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years14612

Vance-Granville Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Vance-Granville Community College had a total enrollment of 4,135 students (3,513 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 12%
18-19 15%
20-21 12%
22-24 9%
25-29 13%
30-34 10%
35-39 9%
40-49 13%
50-64 6%
65+ 0%

Vance-Granville Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 46 %
Part-Time 53 %

Vance-Granville Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Henderson, North Carolina for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other North Carolina Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Vance-Granville Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,088
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,679
Books and supplies $ 1,200

Financial Aid:
Vance-Granville Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 990300)

Vance-Granville Community College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year7$47,61820$45,689
All faculty totalcalendar year7$47,61820$45,689

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year46$45,87868$46,499
All faculty totalacademic year46$45,87868$46,499

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Vance-Granville Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Arts, Other
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
Operations Management and Supervision

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer and Information Systems Security
Information Science/Studies
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster

Construction Trades

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Tech

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management
Human Services, General

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Office And Administration
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Science And Laboratory Technician
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

Therapy And Counseling
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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What Sets Vance-Granville Community College Apart:

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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