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Located in Abingdon, Virginia, Virginia Highlands Community College is a public institution. Abingdon is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

94 Undergraduate Degrees

Where Is Virginia Highlands Community College?


Contact details for VHCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 100 Vhcc Drive, Abingdon, VA 24212-0828
Phone: 276-739-2400

How Do I Get Into VHCC?

You can apply to VHCC online at:

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

Can I Afford Virginia Highlands Community College?

1% Take Out Loans

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At VHCC, approximately 1% of students took out student loans averaging $3,816 a year. That adds up to $15,264 over four years for those students.

Virginia Highlands Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

843 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,086 undergraduate students at VHCC, with 843 being full-time and 1,243 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 843 full-time undergraduates at VHCC, 43% are male and 57% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 5
Black or African American 17
Hispanic or Latino 23
White 769
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 28

Online Learning at Virginia Highlands Community College

1,212 Took All Classes Online
1,649 Took At Least One Class Online
71.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 1,649 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at VHCC has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of VHCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Virginia Highlands Community College was 71.0%. This is the #341 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at VHCC regardless of major.

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%.

Virginia Highlands Community College Nursing Concentrations

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

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Registered Nursing 80 0 80
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 14 14
TOTAL 80 14 94


*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.

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