Virginia College-Lubbock

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
$14,382
3.23% growth from 2015
2017 Average Net Price
$29,816
After Financial Aid
2015 Default Rate
20.5%
on Student Loans
2017 Enrolled Students
402
88.3% Full-Time

About

Virginia College-Lubbock is a higher education institution located in Lubbock County, TX. In 2018, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Virginia College-Lubbock were Dental Assisting (39 degrees awarded), Medical Assistant (34 degrees), and Medical Insurance Coding Specialist (22 degrees).

In 2018, 157 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Virginia College-Lubbock. 84.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 15.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (86 degrees), 2.32 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (37 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Virginia College-Lubbock is $14,382, which is $1,700 more than the national average for ($12,682).

Costs

In 2016, the median undergraduate tuition at Virginia College-Lubbock is $14,382

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $29,816.

In 2017, 73% of undergraduate students attending Virginia College-Lubbock received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 79% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$14,382
2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Virginia College-Lubbock was $14,382.

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Average Net Price

$29,816
2017 Value
67.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Virginia College-Lubbock had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $29,816. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Virginia College-Lubbock grew by 67.8%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

73%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
79%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

73% of undergraduate students at Virginia College-Lubbock received financial aid through grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 18.9% with respect to 2016, when 90% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
20.5%
2015 Default Rate
2939
Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Virginia College-Lubbock was 20.5%, which represents 2939 out of the 14360 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Virginia College-Lubbock had a total enrollment of 402 students in 2017. The full-time enrollment at Virginia College-Lubbock is 355 students and the part-time enrollment is 47. This means that 88.3% of students enrolled at Virginia College-Lubbock are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Virginia College-Lubbock, both undergraduate and graduate, is 57% Hispanic or Latino, 21.4% White, 16.4% Black or African American, 1.74% Two or More Races, 0.249% Asian, 0.249% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.249% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Virginia College-Lubbock in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (51.5%), followed by White Female (18.3%) and Black or African American Female (12.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

88.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Virginia College-Lubbock in 2017, both undergraduate and graduate, is 402 students. The full-time enrollment at Virginia College-Lubbock is 355 and the part-time enrollment is 47.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%
2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Virginia College-Lubbock was 70%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), Virginia College-Lubbock had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2017)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    229 enrolled students
  2. White
    86 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    66 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Virginia College-Lubbock is 57% Hispanic or Latino, 21.4% White, 16.4% Black or African American, 1.74% Two or More Races, 0.249% Asian, 0.249% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.249% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all is 35.2% White, 26.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 17.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2018, 109 more women than men received degrees from Virginia College-Lubbock. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Virginia College-Lubbock is hispanic or latino (86 degrees awarded). There were 2.32 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (37 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Virginia College-Lubbock is Dental Assisting (39 degrees awarded), followed by Medical Assistant (34 degrees) and Medical Insurance Coding Specialist (22 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Virginia College-Lubbock are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,639,335 people), Other managers (2,238,430 people), Registered nurses (1,850,364 people), Software developers (1,446,628 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,374,574 people).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Virginia College-Lubbock are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Virginia College-Lubbock are Elementary & secondary schools (5,586,329 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,275,256 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,452,532 people), Computer Systems Design (2,343,824 people), and Construction (1,303,670 people).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Virginia College-Lubbock.
Most Common (2018)
  1. 39 degrees awarded
  2. 34 degrees awarded
  3. 22 degrees awarded

In 2018, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Virginia College-Lubbock was Dental Assisting with 39 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

24
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2018
133
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2018

In 2018, 24 degrees were awarded to men at Virginia College-Lubbock, which is 0.18 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (133).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2018, 8 degrees were awarded to men at Virginia College-Lubbock in Computer Support Specialist, which is 4 times more than the 2 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2018, 37 degrees were awarded to men at Virginia College-Lubbock in Dental Assisting, which is 18.5 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (53.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2017 at Virginia College-Lubbock is Female and Hispanic or Latino (53.3% graduation rate). Across all , Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2018)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    86 degrees awarded
  2. White
    37 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    23 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Virginia College-Lubbock is hispanic or latino (86 degrees awarded). There were 2.32 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (37 degrees).

3.18% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2018)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    76 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    30 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Virginia College-Lubbock is hispanic or latino female (76 degrees awarded). There were 2.53 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (30 degrees).

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Operations

Virginia College-Lubbock employs 11 No academic ranks. Most academics at Virginia College-Lubbock are Female No academic rank (10), and Male No academic rank (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Virginia College-Lubbock are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 9 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 3 employees, and Management with 2 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$2.06M
2017 Salaries
24.5%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Virginia College-Lubbock paid a median of $2.06M in salaries, a 24.5% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar is 668k (13.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$506k
Instructional Salaries
11
Number of Employees

In 2017, Virginia College-Lubbock paid a total of $506k to 11 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $446k (66.8%) for similar Unknown.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
11 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
9 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Virginia College-Lubbock was No academic rank with 11 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Virginia College-Lubbock were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 9 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 3 employees, and Management with 2 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2017)
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Virginia College-Lubbock was Female No academic rank with 10 employees, and Male No academic rank with 1 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Virginia College-Lubbock.

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