Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC)

109 Campus Drive, Alberta, VA 23821

SVCC Description

While some colleges might tout their large enrollment numbers, Southside Virginia Community College claims that its small size gives its students an advantage. SVCC believes that its small class sizes and low student-to-teacher ratio allow its students a better chance at success in earning their associate’s degree.

You might think that a small, intimate college like SVCC would be less accessible than a large university, but there are actually eight different sites across Virginia that offer classes. Students near Alberta, Blackstone, Chase City, Cumberland, Emporia, Keysville, South Boston and South Hill can all find Southside Virginia Community College locations near them.

A two-year school, SVCC offers a selection of associate’s degrees with some geared toward a transfer to a four-year university, and others designed to prepare students for a career after graduation. SVCC also offers more than 30 career certificates in the following academic programs:

• Emergency Medical Services (Basic, Intermediate and Paramedic)
• Fire Science Technology
• Gaming Technology
• Cosmetology and Barbering
• Private Investigator
• Phlebotomy
• Law Enforcement
• And many more

Southside Virginia Community College has a number of transfer agreements with four-year universities like Virginia Tech, Virginia Commonwealth, University of Virginia and others, and counselors are available to help you with the transfer process.

For more information about the programs offered at Southside Virginia Community College, contact the school today.

Quick Facts about Southside Virginia Community College

Region

Mid-Atlantic

Setting

Rural Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)

On-Campus Housing Available

No

Parking Permit Required

Yes

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$3,810

Out-of-State Tuition

$9,108

Retention Rate

61%

Enrollment

5,606

Year Established

1970

SVCC Students

Total Students
5,606

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
34%
Part-Time
66%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
2%
African American
42%
Caucasian
54%
Asian
1%
Unknown and Other
2%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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