Vance-Granville Community College, located in Henderson, North Carolina, was founded in 1969 after a failed attempt to bring a technical institute to the area. The school is one of the 58 that comprise the North Carolina Community College System, itself one of the largest such community college systems in the country.
VGCC covers the counties of Vance, Granville, Franklin and Warren, as well as operating three satellite campuses within its service area to provide better access for residents.
Vance-Granville Community College offers students a variety of options when considering enrollment. Academic transfer programs allow students to complete the equivalent of freshman and sophomore years, followed by applying for transfer to colleges and universities in order to continue an education and earn a bachelor's degree.
Career and technical programs provide in depth training and education in a specific high demand field or industry with the intention of pursuing long term steady employment in that field or industry upon completion. Such programs take between one and two years to complete and result in a degree or certificate.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Vance-Granville Community College is an open enrollment institution that admits any individuals that complete the application for admission and pay their fees. Students should supply transcripts and test scores if available and may be required to take a placement exam.
A meeting with a counselor prior to registration is encouraged and participation in orientation for new students is often helpful. Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships. Students in need of assistance must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which assists the school in determining need and disbursing funds.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $6,100. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition estimates per year:
- State Residents: $1,800-$2,100
- Out-of-State: $6,400-$7,661
- Charges per unit:
- In-State: $74-$89 per unit
- Out-of-State: $270-$320 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 per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||77%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||76%||$4,485|
|Receiving Student Loans||1%||$3,833|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help support students, Vance – Granville Community College may provide services to students including:
- Online classes
- Night and weekend classes available
- Remedial courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Assisting students to find work
- Day care for children
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges offer a variety of career and transfer options for students. The following table shows the graduation and transfer-out rates for this school, versus those community colleges in North Carolina, which can be valuable information for determining which school to attend.
|Vance – Granville Community College||Vance County||North Carolina|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Radiology Technician Program
- Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 1982)
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.
Get more information about the programs offered by Vance – Granville Community College by clicking the request information to the right.
(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
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Security and Protective Services
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