Virginia Western Community College Computer Science Programs
Located in Roanoke, Virginia, Virginia Western Community College is a public institution. The city atmosphere of Roanoke makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.
Where Is Virginia Western Community College?
Contact details for Virginia Western Community College are given below.
|Address:||3094 Colonial Ave, Roanoke, VA 24015|
How Do I Get Into Virginia Western Community College?
You can apply to Virginia Western Community College online at: https://apply.vccs.edu/oa/launch.action
Can I Afford Virginia Western Community College?
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Virginia Western Community College, approximately 14% of students took out student loans averaging $4,557 a year. That adds up to $18,228 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Virginia Western Community College is 17.3%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.
Virginia Western Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 1,858 full-time undergraduates at Virginia Western Community College, 44% are male and 56% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Virginia Western Community College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||178|
|Hispanic or Latino||95|
Over 13 countries are represented at Virginia Western Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, India, and United Kingdom.
Online Learning at Virginia Western Community College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Virginia Western Community College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 10th 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 Virginia Western Community College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Virginia Western Community College was 1.9%. This is the #1,456 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Virginia Western Community College regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Virginia Western Community College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Computer Information Systems||15%|
|General Computer & Information Sciences||15%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Virginia Western 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 Virginia Western Community College.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|General Computer & Information Sciences||#95|
|Computer Information Systems||#161|
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 Western Community College Computer Science Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|General Computer & Information Sciences||17||30||47|
|Web & Multimedia Design||3||0||3|
|General Computer Programming||0||0||0|
|Network & System Administration/Administrator||0||0||0|
*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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