Vernon College: Review & Facts

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Vernon College is a small two-year, public school with 2,895 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1875 and is the only school located in Vernon, Texas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
24
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are available at Vernon College.

VC implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 24 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Medical, Industrial Technologies, and Medical Assistant. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
53%
Bad
It is important 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 typically a good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Vernon College student retention rate is low at 53% (way below Texas average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Vernon College is low - 36%. About 21% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at VC is pretty decent: 15:1. Find out more details about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,300
Low
Average tuition costs are low - about $6,000 per year. The additional fees at Vernon College beyond tuition are about $300, which comes to $6,300 per year.

Read the details about Vernon 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
Vernon College will consider accepting 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) at entry.

The undergraduate application fee at Vernon College is $10.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Vernon College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (940) 552-6291 or check Vernon College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$1,000
Low
Vernon College provides a distance education program.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at VC, 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
A
Safe
Vernon College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 200 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is low -- roughly $1,000 per year.

Based on the college crime information, Vernon College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Vernon College Location and Maps



Post Address: Vernon College, 4400 College Dr., Vernon, Texas 76384-4092, USA
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