Location Virginia Highlands is located on 100 acres of rolling hills in beautiful Abingdon, Virginia. Our campus is home to seven academic buildings, a disc golf course, walking trails, and other amenities.
Accreditation Virginia Highlands is fully accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSOC)-- the same accreditation colleges like the University of Virginia, the University of Tennessee, and the College of William & Mary hold.
Faculty Our faculty are comprised of over 200 full and part-time members who are experts in their chosen fields. Our students are only taught by credentialed faculty members, not graduate assistants.
Program of Study Virginia Highlands offers over 98 programs of study, ranging from short-term training programs, to career-ready certificates and degrees, to transfer-ready degrees. At VHCC, we have something for everyone!
Student Body Our student body is comprised of roughly 3,000 full and part time students. Our student body is diverse-- representing a multitude of age ranges, ethnicities and backgrounds.
Clubs & Organizations VHCC offers a vibrant student life with over 20 clubs and numerous campus activities for students to get involved.
VHCC is an investment
Cost & Financial Aid With tuition ⅓ of the cost of other Virginia public institutions, VHCC is an investment that you can feel good about! 76% of our students receive financial aid, lessening our already affordable cost of attendance.
Facilities The only cadaver lab of its kind in the region, a state-of-the art greenhouse, and a hands-on cadaver lab are just a few of VHCC’s facilities that make our academic experience second to none.