Victoria College

Victoria College

Victoria College, also referred to as VC, has its main campus in Victoria, Texas. Established in 1925, VC was originally known as Victoria Junior College under the Victoria school system. The college received its present name in 1949. Victoria College offers degree and certificate programs to its students in various study fields including fine arts, mathematics, allied health and public service and technical education. The other campuses of the college are:

  • VC Adult Education Center
  • VC Calhoun County Center
  • VC Gonzales Center

The athletic teams of the college are known as the Pirates. Both the male and the female students of the college participate in sports such as basketball and volleyball.

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Victoria College
2200 E Red River
Victoria , TX 77901
General Phone: (361) 573-3291

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Victoria College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine256EMT paramedic, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Liberal Arts118liberal arts and sciences
Computer Science and Engineering29computer programming, information science, systems analyst, web design, computer networking
Security and Law Enforcement28criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and police, fire-fighting
Medical Support and Technology24respiratory care tech, medical lab tech, clinical and medical lab science
Office and Administration19administrative assistant, executive secretary, office data entry, general office occupations
Business and Management19business management, accounting, accounting technology
Production Trades16welding
Engineering Technician13electronics tech, drafting
Science and Laboratory Technician8chemical tech
Family and Social Work2child development, child care management
Medical Administration0medical secretary
Law0legal secretary, legal assistant

Number of programs and degrees for Victoria College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree29926
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years20820
Award of less than 1 academic year253

Victoria College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Victoria College had a total enrollment of 4,002 students (2,467 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 60%
Black 5%
Hispanic 33%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 12%
18-19 24%
20-21 17%
22-24 13%
25-29 13%
30-34 7%
35-39 5%
40-49 6%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Victoria College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 48 %
Part-Time 45 %

Victoria College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Victoria College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,278
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 2,458
Books and supplies $ 2,090

Financial Aid:
Victoria College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 366200)

Victoria College Faculty

Victoria College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track120
Non-tenured and not on tenure track711

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year5$75,62921$58,258
All faculty totalcalendar year5$75,62921$58,258

*: 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
Professoracademic year32$55,06042$51,007
All faculty totalacademic year32$55,06042$51,007

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

Victoria College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Information Science/Studies
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management
Child Development

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Science And Laboratory Technician
Chemical Technology/Technician

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

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Victoria College Highlights

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What Sets Victoria College Apart:

Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 10%Victoria College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 11%Victoria College % of degrees in computer science and engineering
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Victoria College % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 18%Victoria College Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 18%Victoria College Female % of student body
Number of students
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Victoria College Number of students

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

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