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Southside Virginia Community College Overview

Southside Virginia Community College is a public institution situated in Alberta, Virginia. The rural area surrounding the school is great for students who prefer living in a country setting.

What Is Southside Virginia Community College Known For?

1,261 Undergraduate Awards
  • The undergraduate certificate is the highest award offered at Southside Virginia Community College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 31% of the faculty were full-time.

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Southside Virginia Community College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Southside Virginia Community College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#27 Most Popular Online Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#239 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Southside Virginia Community College?

Location of Southside Virginia Community College

Contact details for Southside Virginia Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 109 Campus Drive, Alberta, VA 23821
Phone: 888-220-7822
Website: www.southside.edu

How Do I Get Into Southside Virginia Community College?

You can apply to Southside Virginia Community College online at: https://www.apply.vccs.edu/applications/vccs/apply.html?application_id=4094%20

As long as you submit the requested materials to Southside Virginia Community College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

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Southside Virginia Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,016 Full-Time Undergraduates
64% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,219 undergraduate students at Southside Virginia Community College, with 1,016 being full-time and 2,203 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Southside Virginia Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,016 full-time undergraduates at Southside Virginia Community College, 36% are male and 64% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Southside Virginia Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Southside Virginia Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Southside Virginia Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 11
Black or African American 319
Hispanic or Latino 53
White 560
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 71

Online Learning at Southside Virginia Community College

452 Took All Classes Online
1,148 Took At Least One Class Online
-8.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,148 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Southside Virginia Community College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 14th most popular in Virginia for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Southside Virginia Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Southside Virginia Community College was -8.0%. This is the #2,551 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Southside Virginia Community College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Southside Virginia Community College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Health Professions 17%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 15%
Liberal Arts General Studies 15%
Mental & Social Health Services 4%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Southside Virginia Community College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Southside Virginia Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Mental & Social Health Services #76
Criminal Justice & Corrections #480

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Southside Virginia Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 402 341 743
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 140 0 28 168
Allied Health Professions 48 9 0 57
Precision Metal Working 44 0 2 46
Nursing 0 41 0 41
Computer Information Systems 18 14 0 32
Industrial Production Technology 26 6 0 32
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 22 0 2 24
Mental & Social Health Services 8 14 1 23
Electronics Engineering Technology 19 0 0 19
Culinary Arts 17 0 0 17
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 5 0 6 11
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 11 0 0 11
Horticulture 8 0 0 8
Business Administration & Management 0 5 3 8
Health & Medical Administrative Services 7 0 0 7
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 6 0 6
Fire Protection 4 1 0 5
Criminal Justice & Corrections 1 2 0 3
Real Estate 0 0 0 0
Computer Software & Applications 0 0 0 0
Construction 0 0 0 0
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Mining & Petroleum Technology 0 0 0 0
Human Development & Family Studies 0 0 0 0
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 0 0 0
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 0 0 0 0
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 0 0 0 0
Natural Resources Conservation 0 0 0 0
Ground Transportation 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 378 500 383 1,261

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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