Virginia Highlands Community College (VHCC)

Abingdon, VA

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Virginia Highlands Community College

Virginia Highlands Community College Student Essentials

Virginia Highlands Community College Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.vhcc.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Parking Permit Required: No
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $3,810
Out-of-State Tuition: $9,573
Retention Rate: 54%
Enrollment: 2,650
Year Established: 1967

About VHCC

In the Abingdon, Virginia area, earning an associate’s degree or certificate of completion can be as simple as attending two years of an informational, academic experience at Virginia Highlands Community College.

Among the programs available to study are General Education, Accounting and Information Systems Technology, Business Administration, Health Information Technology, Web Programming and Design, Hospitality and Tourism, Horticulture Technology, Dental Hygiene, Nursing, and Occupational Therapy Assistant.

When you have completed your two-year program, if you still wish to continue on your education at a four year institution you can enter the transfer center, where counselors can point your toward all the requirements you will need to fulfill to transfer onwards and upwards.

Students who complete the FAFSA, a free financial aid application, will apply for loans, grants, and work-study programs that can help cover the expenses of tuition. There is also the Hope Scholarship and VHCC Foundation Scholarships, among many more.

The Arts Array Series, which features foreign and independent films, lectures, concerts, cultural events, and museums exhibits, is just one of the many student life experiences. There is also a selection of student clubs, athletic programs, and a student government.

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VHCC Map & Location

Virginia Highlands Community College
100 VHCC Drive
Abingdon, VA 24210


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Getting Around VHCC

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

6/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Abingdon, VA

Winter
Dec
46
26
Jan
43
23
Feb
48
26
Spring
Mar
57
32
Apr
66
41
May
74
50
Summer
Jun
82
58
Jul
84
62
Aug
84
61
Fall
Sep
78
53
Oct
68
42
Nov
57
33

VHCC Students

Total Students 2,650

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 1%
  • African American: 2%
  • Caucasian: 95%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 1%
Latino 1%
African American 2%
Caucasian 95%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 1%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 40%
Part-Time 60%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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