Virginia Peninsula Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$4,680
2022 Average Net Price
$6,716
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.26%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
6,018
29.6% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
30.8%
209 Graduates

About

Virginia Peninsula Community College is a higher education institution located in Hampton city, VA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Virginia Peninsula Community College were General Social Sciences (185 degrees awarded), Biological & Physical Sciences (103 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (101 degrees).

In 2022, 1,186 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Virginia Peninsula Community College. 60.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (607 degrees), 2.08 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (292 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Virginia Peninsula Community College is $4,680, which is $−3,432 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Virginia Peninsula Community College is $4,680, which is $−3,432 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,716.

In 2022, 79% of undergraduate students attending Virginia Peninsula Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 8% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$4,680
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Virginia Peninsula Community College was $4,680. The cost of tuition at Virginia Peninsula Community College is $−3,432 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$6,716
2022 Value
9.94%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Virginia Peninsula Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,716. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Virginia Peninsula Community College grew by 9.94%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,400
Room and Board
$2,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Virginia Peninsula Community College was of $10,400 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

79%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
8%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

79% of undergraduate students at Virginia Peninsula Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 97.5% with respect to 2021, when 40% 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.
3.26%
2019 Default Rate
36
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Virginia Peninsula Community College was 3.26%, which represents 36 out of the 1105 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 Peninsula Community College had a total enrollment of 6,018 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Virginia Peninsula Community College is 1,779 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,239. This means that 29.6% of students enrolled at Virginia Peninsula Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Virginia Peninsula Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 43.7% White, 29.1% Black or African American, 10.1% Hispanic or Latino, 7.96% Two or More Races, 4.2% Asian, 0.482% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.332% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Virginia Peninsula Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (23%), followed by White Female (21.6%) and Black or African American Female (17%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

29.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Virginia Peninsula Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,018 students. The full-time enrollment at Virginia Peninsula Community College is 1,779 and the part-time enrollment is 4,239. This means that 29.6% of students enrolled at Virginia Peninsula Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%
2022 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 Peninsula Community College was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Virginia Peninsula Community College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,632 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    1,750 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    610 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Virginia Peninsula Community College is 43.7% White, 29.1% Black or African American, 10.1% Hispanic or Latino, 7.96% Two or More Races, 4.2% Asian, 0.482% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.332% 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 Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% 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, 187 students (3.11%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 258 more women than men received degrees from Virginia Peninsula Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Virginia Peninsula Community College is white (607 degrees awarded). There were 2.08 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (292 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Virginia Peninsula Community College is General Social Sciences (185 degrees awarded), followed by Biological & Physical Sciences (103 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (101 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Virginia Peninsula Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering Technologies (91 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (185 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (103 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 Peninsula Community College are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (333,631 people), Other managers (295,435 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (234,322 people), Chief executives & legislators (129,452 people), and Postsecondary teachers (117,689 people).

The most specialized majors at Virginia Peninsula Community College in 2022 are Engineering Technologies (91 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (185 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (103 degrees), Human Sciences (21 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (190 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Peninsula Community College are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Skincare specialists, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Virginia Peninsula Community College are Engineering Technologies (91 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (185 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (103 degrees), Human Sciences (21 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (190 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Peninsula Community College are Elementary & secondary schools (520,397 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (293,160 people), Legal services (271,867 people), Computer Systems Design (245,317 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (231,222 people).

The most specialized majors at Virginia Peninsula Community College are Engineering Technologies (91 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (185 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (103 degrees), Human Sciences (21 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (190 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Peninsula Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 185 degrees awarded
  2. 103 degrees awarded
  3. 101 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Virginia Peninsula Community College was General Social Sciences with 185 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

464
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
722
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 464 degrees were awarded to men at Virginia Peninsula Community College, which is 0.643 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (722).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 56 degrees were awarded to men at Virginia Peninsula Community College in Other Liberal Arts & Sciences, General Studies, & Humanities, which is 0.589 times less than the 95 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 131 degrees were awarded to men at Virginia Peninsula Community College in General Social Sciences, which is 2.43 times more than the 54 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

14%
100% Completion Time
28%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 14% of students graduating from Virginia Peninsula Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 28% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 31% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (80%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Virginia Peninsula Community College is Female and Asian (80% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    607 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    292 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    101 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Virginia Peninsula Community College is white (607 degrees awarded). There were 2.08 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (292 degrees).

2.28% of degree recipients (27 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    351 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    256 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    211 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Virginia Peninsula Community College is white female (351 degrees awarded). There were 1.37 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (256 degrees).

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Operations

Virginia Peninsula Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $7.4M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 6.09k (0.0823%) compared to the 0.843% average return (43.9k on 5.21M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Virginia Peninsula Community College had a total salary expenditure of 59.5M. Virginia Peninsula Community College employs 25 Associate professors, 20 Instructors and 20 Assistant professors. Most academics at Virginia Peninsula Community College are Female Associate professor (18), Female Professor (12), and Female Instructor (11).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Virginia Peninsula Community College are: Management, with 52 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 28 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 24 employees.

Endowment

$7.4M
2022 Endowment
13%
decline from 2021

Virginia Peninsula Community College has an endowment valued at about $7.4M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Virginia Peninsula Community College declined 13% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.19M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$19M
2022 Salaries
9.27%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Virginia Peninsula Community College paid a median of $19M in salaries, which represents 32% of their overall expenditure ($59.5M) and a 9.27% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.19M
Instructional Salaries
81
Number of Employees

In 2022, Virginia Peninsula Community College paid a total of $6.19M to 81 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
25 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
52 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Virginia Peninsula Community College were Associate professor with 25 employees, Instructor with 20 employees, and Assistant professor with 20 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Virginia Peninsula Community College were Management with 52 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 28 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 24 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Female Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Virginia Peninsula Community College was Female Associate professor with 18 employees, Female Professor with 12 employees, and Female Instructor with 11 employees.

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