Academic Experience

Location
Big Stone Gap, VA
Undergrads
1,412
Tuition (in-state)
$7,670 ($3,060)
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Reviews

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5 College Junior

Academic Experience: The Respiratory Program is wonderful. The teachers are very nice and show that they want to help you succeed. The workload is just enough, not too much and not too little.

4 College Junior

Academic Experience: My registration progress was so easy. My professor registered my classes for me and was there to make sure I got in every class I needed.

4 College Senior

Academic Experience: Whole new aspect for me never being around the medical field. I have learned more than I could have ever imagined. The nursing program has been a great experience for me . I worked in the coal industry for 13 years before being laid off. The curriculum has been challenging for me, but I have worked hard and plan on being finished in December 2014.

4 College Senior

Academic Experience: The school has so many things going on. They offer so many different activities for different programs of study , I am not sure about all of them. Something is going on all the time.

5 College Sophomore

Academic Experience: At my college I can go either part time or full time in any of the programs. They allow this to ensure the success of all students. All of the programs have people a student can go to for extra help if needed. They professors are really intuned with the students and all have experience with the subject they teach.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 515th
    Best Class Availability
  • 519th
    Least Stressful Workloads
  • 522nd
    Most Accessible Professors
  • 864th
    Best Class Sizes

Student Author Overview

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Facts & Statistics

Student-Faculty Ratio
24:1
Full-Time Instructional Faculty
46
Part-Time Instructional Faculty
155
Full-Time Retention Rate
61%
Part-Time Retention Rate
36%
Transfer-Out Rate
4%
Graduation Rate
21%
Degrees Awarded
  • Associate degree
  • Certificate
Instructional Programs
Occupational: Yes
Academic: Yes
Continuing Professional: No
Recreational/Avocational: No
Adult Basic Remedial: Yes
Secondary (High School): No
Programs/Majors Offered
34
Most Popular Majors
  • Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other: Unknown
  • Intervention and Treatment Professions: Unknown
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences: Unknown
  • Registered Nursing (RN): Unknown
Special Study Options
Distance Learning Opportunities: Yes
Study Abroad: No
Weekend/Evening College: Yes
Teacher Certification: No
Full-Time Faculty
46
Female Faculty
39%
Male Faculty
61%
Faculty Diversity
African American: 0%
Asian American: 0%
Hispanic: 0%
International: 2%
Native American: 2%
White: 95%
Unknown: 0%
Average Faculty Salary
$53,904
Academic/Career Counseling?
Yes
Remedial Services?
Yes

Student Polls

Which statement(s) best describes the quality of education you're getting?    Based on 6 responses

  • 35% Applicable to the real world
  • 29% Learned a lot of new things
  • 29% Will advance my career
  • 6% Will help me switch careers
  • 0% Haven't learned anything I didn't already know
  • 0% Learned a few new things
  • 0% Waste of time
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