Virginia College Birmingham

Virginia College Birmingham

Virginia College, established in 1983, and was founded by the Atlantis Group. The college is a private institution and the main campus is located in Birmingham, Alabama. The institution has more than 10 branch campuses. Some of the campuses are located in Huntsville, Alabama; Jackson, Mississippi; and Austin. It awards associate's and baccalaureate's degrees in a number of streams. These are administrative, management, and business, among others. In addition, few degree courses are also available here. Online courses are also offered.

Virginia College aims at maintaining an active student life. The campus is home to several clubs and organization which are based on the varied interest of the students. The college is home to a golf academy.

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Virginia College-Birmingham
65 Bagby Dr.
Birmingham , AL 35209-3703
General Phone: (205) 802-1200

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Virginia College-Birmingham Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management152business management, accounting, human resources, MIS
Cooking and Culinary Arts97culinary arts
Medical Support and Technology77pharmacy tech, respiratory therapy assistant, surgical tech, sonography and ultrasound tech
Medical Administration73medical office assistant, clinical assistant, medical billing
Design59interior design, graphic design
Office and Administration37administrative assistant
Security and Law Enforcement31criminal justice and administration
Computer Science and Engineering31computer programming, database administration, computer graphics, computer networking, computer security, webmastering
Therapy and Counseling20massage therapy
Law17legal assistant
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy5athletic trainer

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree34518
Bachelor's degree1228
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years1027
Master's degree162
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years61
Award of less than 1 academic year81

Virginia College-Birmingham Student Body

In 2007-2008, Virginia College-Birmingham had a total enrollment of 3,826 students (4,541 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 18%
Women 82%
Full-Time 82%
Part-Time 18%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 96%
Graduate 4%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 4%
20-21 8%
22-24 16%
25-29 25%
30-34 18%
35-39 12%
40-49 12%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Virginia College-Birmingham Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 95 %
Part-Time 66 %

Virginia College-Birmingham Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Virginia College-Birmingham Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

GPAnot required
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrecommended
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)not required
Other Standardized Testsrequired

Virginia College-Birmingham Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 14,596
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 14,596

Financial Aid:
Virginia College-Birmingham participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3010600)

Virginia College-Birmingham Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Management Information Systems, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Graphics
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Systems Security
Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General

Graphic Design
Interior Design

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Medical Administration
Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
Medical/Health Management and Clinical Assistant/Specialist

Medical Support And Technology
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Respiratory Therapy Technician/Assistant
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Athletic Training/Trainer

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage

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Virginia College-Birmingham Highlights

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What Sets Virginia College-Birmingham Apart:

% of degrees in medical administration
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Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 6%Virginia College-Birmingham Female % of student body
% of accepted students who choose to enroll
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 8%Virginia College-Birmingham % of accepted students who choose to enroll
% of freshmen enrolled part-time
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Virginia College-Birmingham % of freshmen enrolled part-time
Minority % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 16%Virginia College-Birmingham Minority % of student body
% of degrees in cooking and culinary arts
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Virginia College-Birmingham % of degrees in cooking and culinary arts
% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 17%Virginia College-Birmingham % of degrees in office and administration
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Virginia College-Birmingham % of degrees in computer science and engineering
% of degrees in design
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 17%Virginia College-Birmingham % of degrees in design
% of degrees in business and management
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 18%Virginia College-Birmingham % of degrees in business and management
% students 40 years or older
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 18%Virginia College-Birmingham % students 40 years or older
Number of students
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Virginia College-Birmingham Number of students

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