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Virginia College - Huntsville

2021 Drake Avenue, SW, Huntsville, AL

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Virginia College is a system of schools that has twenty five locations across ten states. The original Virginia College was established in Roanoke in 1983, and has experienced expansion and growth after its purchase by the Education Corporation of America. The system provides career training and education for students through its campuses as well as through its online degree program service. The system is also home to Culinard, which is the culinary institute arm of Virginia College available at many of the campuses in the system.

Virginia College offers a large variety of degrees to allow students to choose the program that best fits their interests and needs. Programs are taught by a qualified staff that has real world experience and utilizes their knowledge to assist in the practical application of skills and abilities. Upon completion, students will earn a certificate, associate’s degree, bachelors or masters. Graduates may utilize the school’s career placement service to pursue employment.

Programs offered include:

  • Practical Nursing
  • Medical Assistant
  • Cosmetology
  • Paralegal Studies
  • Interior Design

Huntsville Location

The Huntsville branch of Virginia College is located at 2021 Drake Avenue, Sw. This campus has a graduating class size which is approximately 310 students per year. This location offers services for students in the form of distance learning programs for students who wish to obtain their education online, flexible scheduling for individuals who cannot make regular hours, and remedial education classes for program or licensure preparation. Students may learn more, including the school's consumer disclosures, by visiting www.vc.edu.

Programs Offered

The following is a list of areas of study available at Virginia College - Huntsville. Programs that have a link will take you to the program's profile page where education requirements, career pathways, and other information is available.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

Personal and Culinary Services

Computer and Information Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Business and Marketing Studies

Security and Protective Services

  • Corrections (A, B)

Visual and Performing Arts

  • Design and Visual Communications (A)

Legal Professions and Studies

Communication Technology

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

Once scholarships, grants and other forms of aid are calculated, the expected average cost for students at this school is $20,600. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. A fee of $100 is required from all applicants. The financial figures shown on this page provide information regarding costs and fees at this school, these numbers may change in a given year due to a variety of factors.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $14,000 per year
  • Per unit charges are around $400 for part time students

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid93%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships89%$1,825
Receiving Student Loans84%$3,423

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 13%.

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IPEDS Survey 2008-2011: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.