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Virginia Highlands Community College is a public institution located in Abingdon, Virginia. The suburban atmosphere of Abingdon makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

6 Undergraduate Degrees

Where Is Virginia Highlands Community College?

Location of 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:

Virginia Highlands Community College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Virginia Highlands Community College?

2% Take Out Loans

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At VHCC, approximately 2% of students took out student loans averaging $5,313 a year. That adds up to $21,252 over four years for those students.

Virginia Highlands Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

882 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 2,387 undergraduate students at VHCC, with 882 being full-time and 1,505 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  VHCC

Gender Diversity

Of the 882 full-time undergraduates at VHCC, 45% are male and 55% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  VHCC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of VHCC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 7
Black or African American 24
Hispanic or Latino 18
White 797
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 36

Online Learning at Virginia Highlands Community College

370 Took All Classes Online
1,357 Took At Least One Class Online
11.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,357 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 11.8%. This is the #849 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially 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 Computer Science Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s TOTAL
General Computer & Information Sciences 0 5 5
Web & Multimedia Design 1 0 1
Information Technology 0 0 0
TOTAL 1 5 6


*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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