Southside Virginia Community College: Review & Facts

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Southside Virginia Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 6,045 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1970 and is the only institution located in Alberta, Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
38
Southside Virginia Community College will give you the option to get a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or 2-year certificate.

Southside Virginia Community College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 38 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Automotive and Mechanic, Computer Science, and Industrial Technologies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
61%
Southside Virginia Community College student retention rate is relatively low at 61% (below Virginia average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Southside Virginia Community College is low: 30%. About 5% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Southside Virginia Community College is reasonable -- 23:1. Find out more regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$9,700
Average tuition costs are relatevely low, $8,900 per year. The additional fees at Southside Virginia Community College (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $800, which comes to a total of $9,700 a year.

Read the details about Southside Virginia Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Southside Virginia Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (888) 222-7822 or check Southside Virginia Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Southside Virginia Community College offers a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Southside Virginia Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Presently there is no on-campus housing at Southside Virginia Community College.

Based on the college crime numbers, Southside Virginia Community College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Southside Virginia Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Southside Virginia Community College, 109 Campus Dr, Alberta, Virginia 23821, USA
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