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 – School of Business and Health is located at 721 Eastgate Loop Rd. in the city of Chattanooga. This campus has a graduating class size which is close to 200 students annually. This campus offers services for students in the form of career guidance for students in need of assistance, flexible courses for individuals who cannot make regular hours, and remedial education courses for program or licensure preparation. You can 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.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Health and Clinical Professions
Personal and Culinary Services
Security and Protective 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
- Annual tuition is estimated to range between $14,000-$16,000
- For part-time students, charges are between $380-$450 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||92%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||89%||$4,817|
|Receiving Student Loans||86%||$7,841|
Other Career Colleges
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Virginia College – School of Business and Health.
- Genesis Career College in Cookeville, TN (81 miles away)
- Virginia College - Huntsville in Huntsville, AL (81 miles away)
- Draughons Junior College - Murfreesboro in Murfreesboro, TN (87 miles away)
- Fortis College - Smyrna in Smyrna, GA (89 miles away)
- Medtech Institute - Atlanta in Atlanta, GA (89 miles away)