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Virginia College School Of Business And Health

Overview of Virginia College School Of Business And Health

Virginia College-School of Business and Health is found in Chattanooga, TN. Chattanooga is a medium-sized city. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Bachelor's degree at Virginia College-School of Business and Health.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in office and administration, security and law enforcement.

Virginia College-School of Business and Health Selectivity

Admission to Virginia College-School of Business and Health is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in.

Student Body

Students numbered 357 in 2007-2008 at the school. A large number of students at Virginia College-School of Business and Health are 40 years old or older. A very high share of students at the school are female.

Student Life

A lot of students at Virginia College-School of Business and Health attend part-time.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"MISSION Virginia College School of Business and Health is a private, proprietary institution of higher education committed to offering diploma programs, associate degrees, and baccalaureate degrees. The studentÆs 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 School of Business and Health 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 chances of advancement within a business hierarchy."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Virginia College-School of Business and Health

Virginia College-School of Business and Health
721 Eastgate Loop Rd.
Chattanooga , TN 37411
General Phone: (423) 893-2000

Virginia College-School of Business and Health Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology13medical coding, medical assistant, pharmacy tech
Office and Administration4office management, administrative assistant
Therapy and Counseling0massage therapy
Business and Management0business management
Medical Administration0medical office management, health services administration
Law0legal assistant
Security and Law Enforcement0criminal justice and administration
Engineering Technician0CAD and design

Number of programs and degrees for Virginia College-School of Business and Health in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Associate's degree06
Bachelor's degree03
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years174

Virginia College-School of Business and Health Student Body

In 2007-2008, Virginia College-School of Business and Health had a total enrollment of 357 students (430 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 16%
Women 84%
Full-Time 96%
Part-Time 4%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 44%
Black 53%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 7%
20-21 10%
22-24 17%
25-29 21%
30-34 16%
35-39 11%
40-49 12%
50-64 5%

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

ResidencePercent
Tennessee74%
Georgia21%
Alabama5%

Virginia College-School of Business and Health Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 99 %
Part-Time 77 %

Virginia College-School of Business and Health Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Virginia College-School of Business and Health Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total807391%73100%
Men1212100%12100%
Women686190%61100%

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPAnot required
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordnot required
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)recommended
Other Standardized Testsrequired

Virginia College-School of Business and Health Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 28,077
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 28,077

Financial Aid:
Virginia College-School of Business and Health participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3010606)

Virginia College-School of Business and Health Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Engineering Technician
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician

Law
Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Medical Administration
Health Services Administration
Medical Office Management/Administration

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

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

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Therapy And Counseling
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage

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Virginia College-School of Business and Health Highlights

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What Sets Virginia College-School of Business and Health Apart:

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% of accepted students who choose to enroll
(vs. all colleges)
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Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
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% of degrees in security and law enforcement
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%Virginia College-School of Business and Health % of degrees in security and law enforcement
% students 40 years or older
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 14%Virginia College-School of Business and Health % students 40 years or older
% of freshmen enrolled part-time
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%Virginia College-School of Business and Health % of freshmen enrolled part-time
% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Virginia College-School of Business and Health % of degrees in office and administration

Notable:
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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