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Virginia College - Fort Pierce

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Average Salary after Graduating
Average Salary a Few Years after Graduating
Tuition + Fees
Undergrad Focus
Undergrad Retention Rate
Undergrad Size
Graduation Rate
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Average Salary in 10 Years

$27,900
Note: 10 years after enrolling at Virginia College - Fort Pierce

Virginia College - Fort Pierce is located in Fort Pierce, Florida. It is a small private for-profit school part of the Education Corporation of America system and offers undergrad programs. It has 273 undergraduate students enrolled.

Popular majors include Personal and Culinary Services, Health Professions and Related Programs, and Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services. 46% of students graduate and go on to earn an average starting salary of $22,500.

About
🗺 2810 South Federal Highway
Fort Pierce, Florida 34982
Mission Virginia College is a private, proprietary institution of higher education committed to offering diplomas, associate’s degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and master’s degrees. The student’s learning experience and placement opportunities are enhanced through studies that provide a balance of general academics, technical skills, and personal growth. The goal of Virginia College lies in its responsibility to the students, the technical and business communities, and the general citizenry. The College provides educational opportunities through curricula in business, business-related, administrative, management, technical, medical, and professional programs that are designed to prepare a student for direct entry into the job market or to enhance their chances of advancement within a business hierarchy.
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Graduation Rate

46%
within 6 years

Men Graduation Rate

51%

Women Graduation Rate

44%
Career & Salary
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How much money will you make after graduating from Virginia College - Fort Pierce?

Virginia College - Fort Pierce students, on average, make $27,900 10-years after they start school (this is approximately 7-8 years after graduation).

Their salary grows by around 6% in the several years after graduation.

Average Earnings of Students from Virginia College - Fort Pierce

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Data is for the number of years after you start at Virginia College - Fort Pierce. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.

How much will your income increase each year?

5.5%
in early to mid-career Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Based on average salary 6 years and 10 years after starting school at Virginia College - Fort Pierce.

Median Earnings of Students from Virginia College - Fort Pierce

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, U.S. Dept of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Virginia College - Fort Pierce.

Male Students: Average Earnings from Virginia College - Fort Pierce

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Virginia College - Fort Pierce.

Female Students: Average Earnings from Virginia College - Fort Pierce

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Virginia College - Fort Pierce.

Range of Salary Outcomes 10 Years After Starting at Virginia College - Fort Pierce

Annual Salary (Years after Starting School) by Percentile
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at Virginia College - Fort Pierce.
Return on Education
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What's the return on the cost of your education?

Is it worth your money to attend Virginia College - Fort Pierce? There are many ways to estimate the financial return on your education.

We use the 10-year average earnings (the 10 years start when you enroll, so if you attend a 4-year college, this would be approximately 6 years after you graduate) and the all in one year cost of attending the school. The all in cost is the sum of tuition, fees, and on-campus housing.

By comparing the two, you can get a sense if what the average graduate in early to mid career makes at least covers your cost of attending one year of school.

A higher number is better.

Tuition vs. Earnings

Annual Costs and Earnings
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Housing costs are for on-campus housing.
Teaching
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Student-Faculty Ratio

13
students per faculty
Graduate School
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Can you go to grad school at Virginia College - Fort Pierce?

No
Highest degree: Associate's degree
Students
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Undergraduate Focus

100%

Undergrads

273

Total Students

273
undergrads and grad students

Part-Time Students

38%

Students over 25

60%
Student Diversity
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Who will be your classmates?

Women

82%
of undergraduates

Men

18%
of undergraduates

Are there more men or more women?

Mostly Women

Virginia College - Fort Pierce has significantly more female students than male students.

This means that for every 100 women, there are 22 men. Or that for every 100 men, there are 456 women.

Undergraduate Student Diversity at Virginia College - Fort Pierce

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Student Age

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Where are Students from?

Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
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What do students at Virginia College - Fort Pierce study?

Virginia College - Fort Pierce Popular Majors

Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The most popular majors at Virginia College - Fort Pierce are:

  1. Personal and Culinary Services
  2. Health Professions and Related Programs
  3. Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Approximately 100% of students choose to study one of these majors.
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Will you be happy at Virginia College - Fort Pierce?

Undergrad Full-Time Student Retention Rate

83%

Undergrad Part-Time Student Retention Rate

40%

Student retention rate is an indicator of student satisfaction. Retention rate is the percentage of students who continue to study at the college the following year.

Higher retention rates mean students tend to stay at the college, while lower retention rates students are unsatisfied and leave.

Virginia College - Fort Pierce has a retention rate of 83% for full-time undergrads, which is high.

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Undergraduate Transfers

12
4% of undergraduates

Transfer In Rate

Low

Virginia College - Fort Pierce has around 12 students who transfer into the school each year. This is fairly low at approximately 4% of total undergraduates.

Higher transfer in rates mean that students see Virginia College - Fort Pierce as better than the college they were previously enrolled in. Higher rates also mean that there will be more new faces on campus.

Living in Fort Pierce, Florida
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City Violent Crime Rate per 100,000

680
in 2017
Source: FBI

City Rape Rate per 100,000

65
in 2017
Source: FBI
Politics in Florida
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Presidential Election Results of 2016

Republican

Politically, Florida tends to be About even. In the 2016 Presidential election, 47% of the state voted for the Democratic party, 49% voted for the Republican party, and 2% voted for neither.