Virginia College-Austin

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
$14,382
3.23% growth from 2015
2017 Average Net Price
$27,719
After Financial Aid
2015 Default Rate
20.5%
on Student Loans
2017 Enrolled Students
511
67.3% Full-Time

About

Virginia College-Austin is a higher education institution located in Travis County, TX. In 2018, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Virginia College-Austin were Medical Assistant (111 degrees awarded), Medical Insurance Coding Specialist (28 degrees), and Pharmacy Technician (19 degrees).

In 2018, 290 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Virginia College-Austin. 87.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 12.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (147 degrees), 2.45 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (60 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Virginia College-Austin is $14,382, which is $−559 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,942).

Costs

In 2016, the median undergraduate tuition at Virginia College-Austin is $14,382

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $27,719.

In 2017, 58% of undergraduate students attending Virginia College-Austin received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 65% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$14,382
2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Virginia College-Austin was $14,382.

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Average Net Price

$27,719
2017 Value
49.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Virginia College-Austin had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,719. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Virginia College-Austin grew by 49.8%.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

58%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
65%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

58% of undergraduate students at Virginia College-Austin received financial aid through grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 28.4% with respect to 2016, when 81% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
20.5%
2015 Default Rate
2939
Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Virginia College-Austin was 20.5%, which represents 2939 out of the 14360 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Virginia College-Austin had a total enrollment of 511 students in 2017. The full-time enrollment at Virginia College-Austin is 344 students and the part-time enrollment is 167. This means that 67.3% of students enrolled at Virginia College-Austin are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Virginia College-Austin, both undergraduate and graduate, is 47.6% Hispanic or Latino, 22.1% White, 16.2% Black or African American, 2.74% Asian, 2.35% Two or More Races, and 0.196% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Virginia College-Austin in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (40.4%), followed by White Female (18.9%) and Black or African American Female (12.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

67.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Virginia College-Austin in 2017, both undergraduate and graduate, is 511 students. The full-time enrollment at Virginia College-Austin is 344 and the part-time enrollment is 167. This means that 67.3% of students enrolled at Virginia College-Austin are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%
2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Virginia College-Austin was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (73%), Virginia College-Austin had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2017)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    243 enrolled students
  2. White
    113 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    83 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Virginia College-Austin is 47.6% Hispanic or Latino, 22.1% White, 16.2% Black or African American, 2.74% Asian, 2.35% Two or More Races, and 0.196% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 41 students (8.02%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2018, 216 more women than men received degrees from Virginia College-Austin. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Virginia College-Austin is hispanic or latino (147 degrees awarded). There were 2.45 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (60 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Virginia College-Austin is Medical Assistant (111 degrees awarded), followed by Medical Insurance Coding Specialist (28 degrees) and Pharmacy Technician (19 degrees).

In 2018,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Virginia College-Austin, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (251 degrees awarded), Legal (7 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (9 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Virginia College-Austin are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,639,335 people), Other managers (2,238,430 people), Registered nurses (1,850,364 people), Software developers (1,446,628 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,374,574 people).

The most specialized majors at Virginia College-Austin in 2018 are Health (251 degrees awarded), Legal (7 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (9 degrees), and Business (23 degrees) (as of 2018).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Virginia College-Austin are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Virginia College-Austin are Health (251 degrees awarded), Legal (7 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (9 degrees), and Business (23 degrees) (as of 2018).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Virginia College-Austin are Elementary & secondary schools (5,586,329 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,275,256 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,452,532 people), Computer Systems Design (2,343,824 people), and Construction (1,303,670 people).

The most specialized majors at Virginia College-Austin are Health (251 degrees awarded), Legal (7 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (9 degrees), and Business (23 degrees) (as of 2018).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Virginia College-Austin.
Most Common (2018)
  1. 111 degrees awarded
  2. 28 degrees awarded
  3. 19 degrees awarded

In 2018, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Virginia College-Austin was Medical Assistant with 111 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

37
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2018
253
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2018

In 2018, 37 degrees were awarded to men at Virginia College-Austin, which is 0.146 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (253).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2018, 9 degrees were awarded to men at Virginia College-Austin in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.29 times more than the 7 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2018, 105 degrees were awarded to men at Virginia College-Austin in Medical Assistant, which is 17.5 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2017 at Virginia College-Austin is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2018)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    147 degrees awarded
  2. White
    60 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    35 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Virginia College-Austin is hispanic or latino (147 degrees awarded). There were 2.45 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (60 degrees).

8.97% of degree recipients (26 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2018)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    128 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    53 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    31 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Virginia College-Austin is hispanic or latino female (128 degrees awarded). There were 2.42 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (53 degrees).

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Operations

Virginia College-Austin employs 9 No academic ranks. Most academics at Virginia College-Austin are Female No academic rank (8), and Male No academic rank (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Virginia College-Austin are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 8 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 7 employees, and Management with 2 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$3.53M
2017 Salaries
2.28%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Virginia College-Austin paid a median of $3.53M in salaries, a 2.28% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$615k
Instructional Salaries
9
Number of Employees

In 2017, Virginia College-Austin paid a total of $615k to 9 employees working as instructors, which represents 17.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
9 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
8 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Virginia College-Austin was No academic rank with 9 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Virginia College-Austin were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 8 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 7 employees, and Management with 2 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2017)
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Virginia College-Austin was Female No academic rank with 8 employees, and Male No academic rank with 1 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Virginia College-Austin.

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