Virginia College-Florence
Florence, SC 29501


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 257
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 8:1
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-Florence 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, 86% of Virginia College-Florence's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 83% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $5,362 (which is 21.7% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Virginia College-Florence in 2016-2017, was 35, which is 83% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $8,549 (which is 13.5% 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-Florence has enrolled a total of 257 students (184 students full-time and 73 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 257 students, 21 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 6% men and 94% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 2 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 80%

White: 14%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 6%

Two or more races: 0%

Asian: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Hispanic: 0%


Listed below are the 3 largest majors offered at Virginia College-Florence.

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 63% 390
Personal And Culinary Services 8% 48
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 3% 20

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 61%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Virginia College-Florence full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $23,536

The typical median income of Virginia College-Florence graduates 6 years after enrollment is $20,000. Last year, out of the total 9,592 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 7,865 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 7,272 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 5,672 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $20,000 $22,900
Employment Rate 82% 78%
Total Graduates 9,592 7,272

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

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

Centura College-Columbia
64.4 mile away
Virginia College-Columbia
65.5 mile away
Fortis College-Columbia
72.8 mile away
King's College
90.7 mile away