Virginia Highlands Community College

100 VHCC Drive, Abingdon, VA 24212-0828
Virginia Highlands Community College (aka VHCC) is a public higher education institution that resides in Abingdon, Virginia.

VHCC offers associate's degrees. The school is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.

Dual credit and distance learning programs are offered at Virginia Highlands Community College. The school allows high school AP classes to be used as credit.


General Information

Main Phone: (276) 739 -2400 Website: www.vhcc.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 167
School Type: Public- 2-year Affiliation: None
Size: Small (1,000 - 5,000 students) Undergraduates: 2,835
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 8
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: N/A
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: No
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1


Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 42% Full-time 58% Part-time
Student Gender 41% Men 59% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

95% White 0% American Indian/Alaska Native
2% Black or African American 1% Multiracial
1% Hispanic/Latino 1% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 0% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 0% $ 0
Local Grant 43% $3,733
Institutional Grant 15% $ 1,230
Student Loans 0% $ 0

Majors & Degrees


Agriculture Operations and Sciences

Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Applied Horticulture Horticulture Operations - 3 - - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer Software and Media Applications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Web Page, Multimedia and Information Resources Design 3 - - - -

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences 2 6 - - -

Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields

Drafting Design Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Cad Cadd Drafting and Or Design Technology Technician - 2 - - -

Industrial Production Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Industrial Production Technologies Technicians 9 - - - -

Electrical Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology Technician 5 - - - -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

American Sign Language

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation 4 - - - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Child Care Provider Assistant 2 - - - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies - 88 - - -
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities 60 88 - - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Fire Protection

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Fire Science Fire-fighting 2 - - - -

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Administration - 8 - - -

Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Diesel Mechanics Technology Technician 19 - - - -

Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology Technician (hac, Hacr, Hvac, Hvacr)

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology Technician 20 14 - - -

Construction Trades

Electrical and Power Transmission Installers

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrician 36 12 - - -

Precision Production

Precision Metal Working

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Welding Technology Welder 18 - - - -
Precision Metal Working 13 - - - -

Construction Trades

Electrical and Power Transmission Installers

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrician 36 12 - - -

Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Diesel Mechanics Technology Technician 19 - - - -

Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology Technician (hac, Hacr, Hvac, Hvacr)

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology Technician 20 14 - - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Hospitality Administration Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Hospitality Administration Management 3 - - - -

Business Operations Support and Assistant Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services 6 18 - - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration, Management and Operations 4 4 - - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting and Related Services 1 5 - - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration, Management and Operations 4 4 - - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting and Related Services 1 5 - - -


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