Virginia College-Gulf Coast is located in a small city, in Biloxi, MS. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Degree levels at Virginia College-Gulf Coast top out at the Associate's degree.
The admissions department at the school does not accept all those who apply.
Virginia College-Gulf Coast offers classes to 287 students (338 full-time equivalent). A very high share of students at the school are female.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"Virginia College is a private, proprietary institution of higher education committed to offering diplomas and associate degrees. The student's learning experience and placement opportunities are enhanced through studies that provide a balance of general academics, technical skills, and personal growth. The goal of Virginia College lies in its responsibility to its students, the technical and business communities, and the general citizenry. The College provides educational opportunities through curricula in business, business-related, administrative, management, technical, medical, and professional programs that are designed to prepare a student for direct entry into the job market or to enhance their chance of advancement within a business hierarchy."
More complete details are provided below.
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Virginia College-Gulf Coast
920 Cedar Lake Rd-Ste C
Biloxi , MS 39532
|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors [see all]|
|Medical Support and Technology||54||medical coding, medical assistant, pharmacy tech, surgical tech|
|Medical Administration||22||medical office management, medical office assistant, medical billing|
|Business and Management||4||human resources|
|Security and Law Enforcement||3||criminal justice and administration|
|Office and Administration||3||administrative assistant|
Number of programs and degrees for Virginia College-Gulf Coast in 2008-2009:
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||37||4|
In 2007-2008, Virginia College-Gulf Coast had a total enrollment of 287 students (338 full-time equivalent).
Students in the Freshman Class:
Students By Class:
Students by Age:
Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)
Retention Rates (2007):
The school does not offer campus housing.
The school does not offer students a meal plan.
|Class Rank||not required|
|High School Record||required|
|College Prep Program||not required|
|Formal Demonstration of Competence||required|
|Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)||recommended|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)||not required|
|Other Standardized Tests||not required|
Expenses and Financial Aid:
|In-state tuition and fees||$ 11,282|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$ 11,282|
Virginia College-Gulf Coast participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3010610)
Salaries for full-time faculty:
Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):
|Full-Time Faculty Level||Contract Length||Number Men||Avg Salary Men||Number Women||Avg Salary Women|
|All faculty total||calendar year||2||*||3||$27,967|
*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.
(Details are provided further down on this page.)
What Sets Virginia College-Gulf Coast Apart:
|Female % of student body |
(vs. all colleges)
Accepts some high school credits
Grants credits for AP courses
Offers distance learning
Offers weekend classes
Student employment services
Remedial classes for students
Offers part-time study
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