Virginia College-Columbia
Columbia, SC 29223


Type 2 year
Control Private
Business model For Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Non Traditional
Total enrollment 354
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 11:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Virginia College-Columbia has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 81% of Virginia College-Columbia's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 75% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,818 (which is 9.3% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Virginia College-Columbia in 2016-2017, was 49, which is 72% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $8,540 (which is 13.4% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,407
Federal Loan
National Average = $7,529
Financial aid
National Average = 88%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Virginia College-Columbia has enrolled a total of 354 students (240 students full-time and 114 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 354 students, 11 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 14% men and 86% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 4 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 82%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 8%

White: 5%

Hispanic: 3%

Two or more races: 1%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%


Listed below are the 4 largest majors offered at Virginia College-Columbia.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 55% 421
Personal And Culinary Services 11% 82
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 6% 46
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 4% 32

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 2 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Virginia College-Columbia.

Centura College-Columbia
1.1 mile away
Fortis College-Columbia
7.7 mile away
Virginia College-Florence
65.5 mile away
Virginia College-Augusta
76.5 mile away
King's College
79.6 mile away