Virginia College Jackson

Virginia College Jackson

Virginia College-Jackson is one of 13 campuses of Virginia College. The college was founded by the Atlantis Group, Inc in 1983. It was then located in Roanoke, Virginia. The Jackson, Mississippi campus was established in January, 2000.

Virginia College-Jackson offers associate's degree and diploma programs in the fields of network engineering, criminal justice, healthcare and medical services, cosmetology, and office management. The campus is designated as an Adult Education/GED Class site.

Virginia College-Jackson provides academic and career counseling services to current students, along with job placement assistance for recent graduates. Eligible candidates can also seek financial assistance through Federal Pell grants, student loans, and scholarships.

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Virginia College-Jackson
4795 Interstate 55 N
Jackson , MS 39206-4026
General Phone: (601) 977-0960

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

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology180medical coding, medical assistant, pharmacy tech, surgical tech
Beauty and Cosmetology30cosmetology, salon management
Computer Science and Engineering26information technology, computer networking, computer support
Office and Administration25office management, administrative assistant
Medical Administration12medical office management
Security and Law Enforcement11criminal justice and safety
Therapy and Counseling8massage therapy
Business and Management6accounting and related services, human resources
Law5legal assistant

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree9110
Award of less than 1 academic year723
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years1404

Virginia College-Jackson Student Body

In 2007-2008, Virginia College-Jackson had a total enrollment of 905 students (845 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 25%
Women 75%
Full-Time 88%
Part-Time 12%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 13%
Black 86%
Asian 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 3%
20-21 10%
22-24 21%
25-29 27%
30-34 17%
35-39 11%
40-49 9%
50-64 2%

Virginia College-Jackson Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 67 %
Part-Time 67 %

Virginia College-Jackson Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Virginia College-Jackson 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 Competencerequired
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)not required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

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

Financial Aid:
Virginia College-Jackson participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3010603)

Virginia College-Jackson Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track319

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year3$33,53819$31,442
All faculty totalcalendar year3$33,53819$31,442

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

Virginia College-Jackson Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Salon/Beauty Salon Management/Manager

Business And Management
Accounting and Related Services, Other
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Information Technology

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Medical Administration
Medical Office Management/Administration

Medical Support And Technology
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Office Management and Supervision

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage

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Virginia College-Jackson Highlights

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What Sets Virginia College-Jackson Apart:

% of accepted students who choose to enroll
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Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 12%Virginia College-Jackson Female % of student body
% of degrees in engineering
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 12%Virginia College-Jackson % of degrees in engineering
Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 14%Virginia College-Jackson Number of degree programs
Minority % of student body
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Top 14%Virginia College-Jackson Minority % of student body
% of degrees in beauty and cosmetology
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 17%Virginia College-Jackson % of degrees in beauty and cosmetology
Number of students
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 17%Virginia College-Jackson Number of students
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
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Top 17%Virginia College-Jackson % of degrees in computer science and engineering
% of degrees in medical administration
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%Virginia College-Jackson % of degrees in medical administration
% of degrees in therapy and counseling
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 19%Virginia College-Jackson % of degrees in therapy and counseling

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