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Southside Virginia Community College
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Public   2-Year
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Maroon & Yellow
Accreditation
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
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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 (Alberta, Blackstone, Chase City, Emporia, Keysville South Boston, South Hill)

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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Academics
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Freshman Definition
Students are classified as freshmen until 30 semester credits of study have been completed.
College Fit
Some of main reasons that students pick SVCC are the location, affordability, and student-centered focus of the employee...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.
Freshman Student Catalog Year
Catalog year determined by first semester of attendance or year placement in the program of study.
Admissions and Financial
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Application Fee
SVCC has no online application fee.
Financial Aid
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Transcripts
Transcripts are required for students entering the Associate Degree in Nursing program or the Practical Nursing program.
Tests
SVCC can award credit to future students for previous college work completed, examinations, and other experience. Whethe...see moreSVCC can award credit to future students for previous college work completed, examinations, and other experience. Whether you have taken an AP test, CLEP, IB, Dantes or earned dual enrollment credit while in high school, you may be able to earn SVCC credit.
Essay
No essay is required.
Letter 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.
Important Dates
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Freshman Application Deadline
Fall
Apply to SVCC at any time - we have many flexible course offerings.
Freshman Application Deadline
Spring
Apply to SVCC at any time - we have many flexible course offerings.
Academics
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Transfer Definition
Student who has completed any prior college coursework or equivalent credit for prior learning experience.
College Fit
Some of main reasons that students pick SVCC are the location, affordability, and student-centered focus of the employee...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
The student development (SDV 100) requirement at SVCC is waived for students who have completed an associate or baccalau...see moreThe student development (SDV 100) requirement at SVCC is waived for students who have completed an associate or baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution. All other coursework is evaluated and transferred as applicable to your degree.
Dual Enrollment - Completion of Associates
Students earning an associate degree while in high school are not eligible for guaranteed admission programs. All course...see moreStudents earning an associate degree while in high school are not eligible for guaranteed admission programs. All courses are evaluated and transferred as applicable to your degree.
Transfer Student Catalog Year
Catalog year determined by first semester of attendance or year placement in the program of study.
Accepts Credits for Prior Learning
We accept AP, IB, Dantes, and CLEP results for college credit if the score earned meets college expectations.
Course Transfer Criteria
Min grade for courses to transfer: C All online science labs are accepted for General Education Requirements.
General Education Programs
SVCC accepts the UCGS and Passport courses from other Virginia Community Colleges.
Guaranteed Admission Agreement (GAA) Application Process
We recommend that you start your transfer planning during your first semester at SVCC. In addition to your regular acade...see moreWe recommend that you start your transfer planning during your first semester at SVCC. In addition to your regular academic advising, you should review the SVCC guaranteed admissions agreements and the transfer guides for the college or university to which you would like to transfer.
Admissions and Financial
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Apply Here
External Link
Application Fee
SVCC has no online application fee.
Transfer Financial Aid
External Link
Transfer Admissions
External Link
Transcripts
Transfer students are strongly encouraged to submit official college transcripts to receive transfer credit.
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.
Important Dates
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Transfer Application Deadline
Fall
Apply to SVCC at any time - we have many flexible course offerings.
Transfer Application Deadline
Spring
Apply to SVCC at any time - we have many flexible course offerings.
Explore Our Majors
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The links below take you to pages on the Southside Virginia Community College website. Use Catalog Search to find their programs and courses in this portal.
Academic Programs
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Academic Programs
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Academic Options
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Offers Credits for Prior Learning
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Flexible Degree Options
Online Degree Options Available
Weekend/Evening Courses Available
Summer Courses Available
Concurrent Enrollment
High School Dual Enrollment
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Reverse Transfer
Guaranteed Admissions
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Campus Services and Engagement
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Campus Housing
Disability Services
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Cultural Diversity Office
Student Clubs & Organizations
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Sports
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Helpful Links
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SCHEV Profile
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State Financial Aid Programs
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SVCC Locations
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Join us for an upcoming event
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Course Catalog
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