Virginia Highlands is a public college located in Abingdon, Virginia in the Kingsport Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,004 undergraduate students. The Virginia Highlands acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing, and Intervention and Treatment Professions. Graduating 36% of students, Virginia Highlands alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $22,000.
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- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.8 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.6 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.6 responses
Most Popular Majors
Liberal Arts and Humanities264 Graduates
Intervention and Treatment Professions40 Graduates
Health and Medical Administrative Services16 Graduates
Mental and Social Health Services14 Graduates
Diesel Mechanics12 Graduates
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration11 Graduates
HVAC and Refrigeration Engineering Technician11 Graduates
Computer and Information Studies10 Graduates
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- B-The University of Virginia's College at Wise
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Virginia Highlands Community College Reviews
I loved my experience in the nursing program at Virginia Highlands Community College. Although the program was difficult, my professors were extremely helpful and made sure that I had all the materials I needed to succeed. I would highly recommend this school to anyone that is interested in beginning their education or to those looking to change their career path!
Virginia Highlands Community College is a great environment that offers many scholarships for those working to get their Associates Degree. My experience has been very pleasant especially considering the fact that these 2 years have not cost any money because of my work in the community that was noticed by the school. Many of the advisors are always glad to help students successfully schedule their classes, and eventually transfer. I firmly believe that everyone should attend VHCC for their first two years of college as it provides a great education, and may not cost anything for the student.
My experience at VHCC has been excellent! All of my professors have been wonderful to work with. I love the online class offerings as I am able to fit them into my work schedule. I would like to see the online classes be offered as a self-paced, 10-week or semester listing. This would help if a class was finished quicker you could go on to the next class without having to wait for the next semester to start.