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Fortunately for you, Victoria, TX offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

Victoria College and University Demographics

There are a total of 51 degree and certificate programs offered at Victoria's 4 colleges and universities. You can choose to study in fields ranging from licensed practical/vocational nurse training to child care and support services management to cosmetology/cosmetologist, general.

Victoria's top-ranked school is Victoria Beauty College Inc. In 2010, it received a nationwide rank of 73rd. Approximately 110 students are currently enrolled at Victoria Beauty College Inc. The most popular course of study at Victoria Beauty College Inc is Beauty.

Tuition

Although tuition varies from school to school, the average tuition for Victoria schools is $1,934 per year. The Victoria school charging the highest tuition rates is University of Houston-Victoria, which charges students $5,604 per year. The lowest tuition rate in Victoria is at Victoria College, which charges students $2,130 per year in tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2008, $11,019,106 of the total $12,180,982 in financial aid received by Victoria students was in the form of institutional grants and scholarships. The school giving the most institutional grants and scholarships in Victoria was University of Houston-Victoria, which gave students $3,429,244 in institutional financial aid.

Victoria Student Demographics

Approximately 1% of Texas students were enrolled in Victoria colleges in 2010. That is 7,937 students. Victoria College, with 4,054 students, had the highest number of students in Victoria, while Victoria Beauty College Inc, with only 110 students, had the lowest number.

Graduation and Retention Rates

The retention rate for Victoria colleges and universities, which is the percent of students who return to college after their first year, is about 72%. Approximately 53% of students eventually graduate. Victoria Beauty College Inc has a graduation rate of 67%, which is the highest in amongst Victoria schools. The lowest graduation rate is 26% for Victoria College.

Diversity

The ratio of female to male students enrolled in Victoria schools is 66 to 34. 34% of Victoria college students are older than 24 years. In 2009, 45 in 100 college students in Victoria identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority. Texas Vocational Schools Inc, with 68% of students identifying themselves as being from a minority background, had the highest percentage of ethnically diverse students in Victoria.

Victoria Faculty Demographics

Victoria schools had 977 faculty members in 2010. The ratio of female to male faculty was [Female Faculty Ratio] to [Male Faculty Ratio] for Victoria schools. And 15% of faculty were from ethnically diverse backgrounds.

In 2009, the average faculty to student ratio was 1 to 11 for colleges and universities in Victoria. Texas School of Business East Inc had faculty to student ratio of 1 to 1, which was the highest for all schools in Victoria.

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Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons 1,690 $23,710 $25,000 -12.4%
2
Registered Nurses 1,380 $49,900 $67,720 27.8%
3
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 1,220 $19,890 $25,140 87.7%
4
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 930 $36,180 $41,360 57.6%
5
Office Clerks, General 920 $26,000 $28,240 -24.6%
6
Construction Laborers 880 $23,390 $33,590 51.7%
7
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 810 $25,690 $32,000 17.4%
8
Chemical Plant and System Operators 700 $64,590 $54,700 -45.7%
9
General and Operations Managers 660 $85,620 $113,100 -16.5%
10
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 620 $38,990 $39,890 17.0%
11
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 610 $28,050 $35,340 -1.6%
12
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 600 $45,110 $54,330
13
Home Health Aides 480 $17,850 $21,760
14
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 450 $43,890 $50,770 21.6%
15
Electricians 370 $46,420 $51,810 -37.3%
16
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 360 $54,250 $62,260 -32.1%
17
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 350 $49,210 $54,880
18
Medical Secretaries 340 $30,040 $31,820 466.7%
19
Cooks, Fast Food 340 $17,150 $18,540
20
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 310 $39,890 $45,860 -43.6%
21
Cooks, Restaurant 310 $17,840 $23,260 29.2%
22
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 280 $17,440 $24,180 86.7%
23
Accountants and Auditors 250 $55,380 $68,960 -10.7%
24
Security Guards 250 $25,350 $26,870
25
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 230 $36,650 $38,200 35.3%
26
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 220 $41,030 $57,510 144.4%
27
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 190 $42,430 $50,360 26.7%
28
Medical Assistants 160 $23,930 $29,760 100.0%
29
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 160 $45,170 $55,620 -5.9%
30
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 150 $58,770 $56,690
31
Billing and Posting Clerks 150 $28,210 $33,270 7.1%
32
Pharmacy Technicians 150 $29,070 $29,330 7.1%
33
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 140 $33,690 $44,860
34
Instructional Coordinators 130 $49,540 $61,270
35
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 120 $22,470 $26,510 -25.0%
36
Loan Officers 120 n/a $65,900 100.0%
37
Carpenters 110 $36,560 $43,890 -50.0%
38
Construction Managers 110 $80,390 $94,240 175.0%
39
Financial Managers 100 $87,580 $116,970 -9.1%
40
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 100 $68,980 $89,990
41
Industrial Production Managers 100 $93,880 $95,660
42
Respiratory Therapists 100 $51,060 $55,200
43
Medical and Health Services Managers 90 $73,120 $93,670 -25.0%
44
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 90 $30,430 $38,190
45
Social and Human Service Assistants 90 $29,190 $30,100
46
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 90 $42,560 $29,200 -50.0%
47
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 90 $224,630 $180,870
48
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 90 $47,760 $55,970 0.0%
49
Chemical Engineers 90 $87,640 $94,590 -10.0%
50
Dental Assistants 90 $31,440 $34,140 0.0%