Virginia College Birmingham: Review & Facts

Virginia College Birmingham
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Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Good Quality: Education Quality Rating - Below Average Safety: Capmus Safety Rating - Oustanding Costs: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Virginia College Birmingham is a medium four-year, private for-profit school with 5,115 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1983 and is one of the 11 colleges located in Birmingham, Alabama.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
29
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, and master's degree are available at Virginia College Birmingham.

Virginia College Birmingham deploys a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and has 29 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant, Management, Medical, Culinary, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
85%
Virginia College Birmingham student retention rate is high at 85% (well above Alabama average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Virginia College Birmingham is low - 46%. Approximately 1% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Virginia College Birmingham is quite disappointing -- 34:1. Learn more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$13,800
Average tuition price is slightly high - around $13,700 per year. The additional fees at Virginia College Birmingham (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $100; which comes to $13,800 per academic year.

Read the details about Virginia College Birmingham 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



Acceptance
Rate
77%
According to government data, 1,146 applications were submitted and 883 were accepted (77%); so it is easy to get admitted at this school.

The undergraduate application fee at Virginia College Birmingham is $100.00. The graduate application fee is $100.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Virginia College Birmingham and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (205) 802-1200 or check Virginia College Birmingham Website.

Opportunities and Services



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

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Virginia College Birmingham, 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
At this moment there is no on-campus housing at Virginia College Birmingham.

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

Virginia College Birmingham Location and Maps



Post Address: Virginia College Birmingham, 488 Palisades Blvd., Birmingham, Alabama 35209, USA
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