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  1. Professors
    B-
  2. Value
    C-
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Safety
    A-
  5. Student Life
    B
  6. Location
    A-
From Vista College - El Paso

At Vista College, we create opportunities. Through accelerated career training in exciting fields, our experienced instructors partner with students to help teach them key skills that can prepare them to launch new careers. We have programs in healthcare, information technology, trades, legal, and business. With our career services team, flexible class schedules, and hands-on learning, we pride ourselves on creating an environment for impactful career development for our students.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
ACT Range
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Accepts Common App

Cost

Net Price
$15,861/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$9,267/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
27%

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
94%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.17 responses
82%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.17 responses
65%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.17 responses

Majors

Criminal Justice

With a degree in criminal justice, there are dozens of possible career paths. From work in correctional facilities to security agencies, you could put your career training to work to serve your community. For those with military experience, our COE-accredited criminal justice degree program opens up even more possibilities, including positions at government agencies.

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    0%
  • On Campus
    100%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,500Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
0
Undergrads Over 25
69%
Pell Grant
22%
Varsity Athletes
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    After College

    Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
    $20,800/ year
    National
    $33,028
    Graduation Rate
    51%
    National
    49%
    Employed 2 Years After Graduation
    83%
    National
    83%

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    Vista College - El Paso Reviews

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    I never knew that I could just go straight to college without having to take unnecessary classes like basics, and just go straight to studying the major, they’re so friendly and so helpful, I love it and the opportunities I have!
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    I haven’t started classes yet, but so far my online communication with my counsels and FAFSA advisors have been great!
    great staff and easy enrollment! Everyone was super helpful in navigating the school for me. I am thrilled to be starting the practical nursing program here!