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Vernon College

Enrollment (Fiscal 2007)

  • Total Enrollment:
  • 6,763
  • In-District:*
  • 31.0%
  • Out-of-District:*
  • 32.8%
  • Full-time:**
  • 34.1%
  • Female:
  • 57.1%
  • Male:
  • 42.9%
  • Anglo:
  • 75.7%
  • Hispanic:
  • 12.4%
  • African American:
  • 8.9%
  • Asian:
  • 1.6%
  • Native American:
  • 1.1%
  • International:
  • 0.3%
  • Other:
  • 0.1%

* Percentage of annual unduplicated enrollment. Out-of-state and continuing education students not included.
** Full-time enrollment of students seeking college credit.

Contact Information

John Hardin III, Interim President
4400 College Drive
Vernon, Texas 76384
(940) 552-6291

Tuition, Rate Per Semester Credit Hour

Resident of District Tuition & Fee Rate: $71.00

Nonresident Tuition & Fee Rate: $98.50

Program Description

University Transfer: Vernon College (VC) awards Associate in Arts, Associate in Science and Associate in Applied Science degrees as well as certificates of completion. Details on degrees, certificates. career and technical education programs (see pages 76-82 and 106-107) and tuition and fees (see pages 25-28) can be found in Vernon’s catalog.

VC’s associate degrees provide general academic curricula in courses of study that generally correspond to the first four semesters of a bachelor’s degree program. While VC does not offer a major in the AA or AS degrees, suggested transfer curricula are included in the catalog to serve as a guide for students whose educational goals include transfer to a four-year university.

Career and Technology Programs: VC’s Associate in Applied Science degree programs are designed to prepare student for immediate employment or career advancement. They are generally work force-related or paraprofessional in nature and are identified with a specialty designation. Certificate programs are designed for entry-level employment, meeting a particular specialty within an occupational area and/or upgrading one’s skills and knowledge within a vocation.

Total Degrees or Certificates Awarded, fiscal 2007

  • Total:
  • 1,273
  • Associates:
  • 843
  • Certificates:
  • 430

Total does not include an advanced technology certificate program that comprises 16 to 50 semester credit hours and requires students to have an associate or bachelor’s degree or to be a junior in a bachelor’s degree program.

Total number and share of students either enrolled in a Texas senior institution or employed within six months of graduation, fiscal 2006:
Academic Students Percentage Technical Students Percentage
Employed Only2633.8%30290.1%
Employed and Enrolled (in Senior Institutions)3039.0%113.3%
Enrolled Only (in Senior Institutions)1114.3%20.6%
Enrolled Only (in Community Colleges)45.2%82.4%
Not Found67.8%123.6%
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