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
The Richmond branch of Virginia College is located at 7200 Midlothian Turnpike. Approximately 210 students graduate from this location in a given year. This location offers services for students in the form of job placement options for students after graduation, flexible courses for individuals who cannot make regular hours, and remedial education classes for program or licensure preparation. To learn more, including the school's consumer disclosures, by visiting www.vc.edu.
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Learn more about programs available at Virginia College – Richmond by clicking on the request information button.
(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
*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.
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||97%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||94%||$4,992|
|Receiving Student Loans||93%||$7,575|
Other Career Colleges
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Virginia College – Richmond.
- Centura College - Richmond Main in Richmond, VA (0.8 miles away)
- Centura College - Newport News in Newport News, VA (61 miles away)
- Evereest College - Chesapeake in Chesapeake, VA (87 miles away)
- Centura College - Chesapeake in Chesapeake, VA (88 miles away)
- Fortis College - Norfolk in Norfolk, VA (90 miles away)