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
- Paralegal Studies
- Interior Design
Virginia College – Jackson is located at 5841 Ridgewood Rd in the city of Jackson. This campus has a graduating class size which is close to 170 students in a given year. This location provides services for students in the form of post-graduation job placement options, online distance learning for students outside the school's service area, and career counseling assistance to help students define their goals. You can learn more, including the school's consumer disclosures, by visiting www.vc.edu.
Below is a list of areas of study that may be available for students. Any linked program will direct you to the respective program's profile page which provides general educational requirements and possible career paths.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Personal and Culinary Services
*Amounts for tuition, fees, and supplies are an estimate which are calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
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 $15,000 per year
- For part-time students, charges are between $390-$460 per unit
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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||95%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||91%||$4,502|
|Receiving Student Loans||91%||$7,510|
Other Career Colleges
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Virginia College – Jackson.
- University of Phoenix - Jackson Campus in Flowood, MS (5 miles away)
- Southeastern Baptist College in Laurel, MS (71 miles away)
- Compass Career College in Hammond, LA (128 miles away)
- Camelot College in Baton Rouge, LA (138 miles away)
- Virginia College - Baton Rouge in Baton Rouge, LA (139 miles away)