Vista College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - Very GoodSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - ExcellentCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
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Vista College is a medium two-year, private for-profit school with 4,350 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1985 and is one of the 15 colleges located in El Paso, Texas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
20
Fair
At Vista College you can obtain your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Vista College implements a quarter-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 20 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant, HVAC, Nursing, Management, and Cosmetology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.


Student Retention
86%
Good
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 normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Vista College is high at 86% (well above Texas average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Vista College is outstanding: 100%. Nearly 2% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Vista College is good: 10:1. Learn more information regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$15,800
High
Average tuition costs are fairly high, around $15,700 a year. The additional fees at Vista College (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $100; which comes to a total of $15,800 per year.

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

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college will consider accepting 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) at entry.

The undergraduate application fee at Vista College is $25.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Vista College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (915) 779-8031 or check Vista College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B+
Dicey
Vista College offers a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Vista 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
At present there is no on-campus housing at Vista College.

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

Vista College Location and Maps



Post Address: Vista College, 6101 Montana Ave, El Paso, Texas 79925-2021, USA
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