Vermilion Community College: Review & Facts

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Vermilion Community College is a small two-year, public school with 655 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1922 and is the only college located in Ely, Minnesota.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
18
Fair
At Vermilion Community College you can get your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Vermilion Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 18 majors. The most popular concentrations are Natural Resources and Environment, Criminal Justice, General Studies, Occupational Therapy, and Recreation and Leisure. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
54%
Bad
It is worthwhile 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 usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Vermilion Community College student retention rate is low at 54% (way below Minnesota average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
23 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Vermilion Community College is very low - 28%. Around 36% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at VCC is reasonable, 23:1. Read more information on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,600
Low
Average tuition cost is low, around $6,000 per academic year. The additional fees at Vermilion Community College (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $600, which comes to $6,600 a year.

Read the details about Vermilion Community 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
Vermilion Community 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) earned prior to admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Vermilion Community College is $20.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Vermilion Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (218) 235-2100 or check Vermilion Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,800
Medium
Vermilion Community College provides a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at VCC, 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.

Safety
Grade
C
Unsafe
Vermilion Community College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 300 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low -- roughly $3,800 a year.

Based on the college crime information, Vermilion Community College seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Vermilion Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Vermilion Community College, 1900 East Camp Street, Ely, Minnesota 55731, USA
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