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Southside Virginia Community College
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Public   2-Year
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Maroon, (862633); Yellow, (f0d15d)
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Total Enrollment
Undergraduate
4340
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Average Class Size
Overall
17
Years 1 & 2
17
Years 3 & 4

Southside Virginia Community College

Alberta, VA

Southside Virginia Community College (SVCC) is a rural two-year, public, open-door, community college in the southern area of Virginia covering 4,200 square miles. SVCC’s mission is dedicated to the belief that everyone should be given an opportunity to acquire an educational foundation that develops and extends their skills and knowledge. The college's goal is to provide diverse instructional programs ranging from developmental studies to associate degree curricula in academic, technical/vocational, lifelong education, and workforce development. Through various activities, to include distance learning, students will also have the opportunity to develop their roles and responsibilities as participants in a changing society. SVCC has affordable tuition, small class sizes and excellent faculty and staff, all contribute to the best value in higher education today.

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Freshman Application Deadline
Fall
2021-08-26
Freshman Application Deadline
Spring
2022-01-13
Freshman Priority Application Deadline
Fall
2021-08-01
Freshman Priority Application Deadline
Spring
2021-12-15
Freshman Financial Aid Date
2021-07-01
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Freshman applicants are required to submit an up-to-date high school transcript (including senior-year curriculum and gr...see moreFreshman applicants are required to submit an up-to-date high school transcript (including senior-year curriculum and grades, if available). GED holders must submit their official GED scores.
Tests
Freshman applicants (high school graduates and GED holders) completing in the last 5 years may submit SAT or ACT scor...see moreFreshman applicants (high school graduates and GED holders) completing in the last 5 years may submit SAT or ACT scores and, if applicable, an official copy of their GED scores.
Essay
No essay is required.
Interview
A formal interview is not required for acceptance into the college. SVCC students seeking a degree or certificate are r...see moreA formal interview is not required for acceptance into the college. SVCC students seeking a degree or certificate are recommended to meet with an academic advisor prior to enrolling.
Letter of Recommendation
No letters of recommendation are required.
Application Fee
SVCC has no online application fee.
Freshman Student Catalog Year
Catalog year determined by first semester of attendance or year placement in the program of study.
Freshman Definition
Students are classified as freshmen until 30 semester credits of study have been completed.
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Transfer Application Deadline
Fall
2021-08-26
Transfer Application Deadline
Spring
2022-01-13
Transfer Priority Application Deadline
Fall
2021-08-01
Transfer Priority Application Deadline
Spring
2021-12-15
Transfer Financial Aid Date
2021-07-01
Transfer Student Catalog Year
Catalog year determined by first semester of attendance or year placement in the program of study.
College Fit
Some of main reasons that students pick SVCC are the location, affordability, and student-centered focus of the emplo...see moreSome of main reasons that students pick SVCC are the location, affordability, and student-centered focus of the employees. SVCC is located in southside Virginia with two campuses and five off-site centers, often making it a short drive. SVCC offers small class sizes which allows for a personable experience with faculty.
Associate Transfer Degree Completion
Students who graduate with an associate degree and a minimum grade point average may obtain GUARANTEED admission to more...see moreStudents who graduate with an associate degree and a minimum grade point average may obtain GUARANTEED admission to more than 30 of the commonwealthâ??s colleges and universities. https://www.vccs.edu/transfer-programs/#statewide-transfer-agreements
Course Transfer Criteria
Min grade for courses to transfer: C All online science labs are accepted for General Education Requirements.
Transcripts
Applicants are required to submit an up-to-date high school transcript (including senior-year curriculum and grades, if ...see moreApplicants are required to submit an up-to-date high school transcript (including senior-year curriculum and grades, if available). GED holders must submit their official GED scores.
Essay
No essay is required.
Letters of Recommendation
No letters of recommendation are required.
Interview
A formal interview is not required for acceptance into the college. SVCC students seeking a degree or certificate are r...see moreA formal interview is not required for acceptance into the college. SVCC students seeking a degree or certificate are recommended to meet with an academic advisor prior to enrolling.
Application Fee
SVCC has no online application fee.
Transfer Financial Aid
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Transfer Admissions
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Accepts Credits for Prior Learning
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Campus Service and Engagement
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Disability Services
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Offers Credits for Prior Learning
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Weekend/Evening Courses Available
Online Degree Options Available
Summer Courses Available
Flexible Degree Options
Concurrent Enrollment
High School Dual Enrollment
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Guaranteed Admissions
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Reverse Transfer
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Military Friendly
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Yellow Ribbon Program
Credit for Military Experience
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Dedicated POC for Military
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Recognized Student Veteran Organization
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SOC Member
GI Bill/Tuition Assistance
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