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Vernon College (VRJC)

8401 N 10th St, McAllen, TX

About
Vernon College is located in Vernon, Texas.  It is a public two-year higher education institution.  VC was founded in 1972 through the passing of a vote in 1970 by residents of Wilbarger County. The school has expanded steadily since its founding, adding additional programs, facilities and athletics.

Additionally, the school maintains the Red River Valley Museum which offers exhibits and information on local history dating as far back as the prehistoric age. Originally known as Vernon Regional Junior College, the school changed its name in 2001, to better reflect the school expanded role in the community.

Academics
Vernon College offers a number of programs that allow students to pursue academic transfer or receive a career oriented education for the purposes of employment. Academic transfer provides students with a curriculum that mirrors the first two years of a four year education, followed by applying to a four year institution to continue that education and earn a bachelor's degree.

Technical and career training programs provide students with the skills and education necessary to enter the workforce in a given industry or field. Programs take between one and two years to complete and result in a certificate or degree.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid
Vernon College is an open enrollment institution, and as such allows any student interested in enrollment to do so through the submission of an application, payment of fees, and providing of previous transcripts and test scores. Students are encouraged to participate in orientation and to meet with a counselor prior to registration.

Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships, which are awarded based on need as determined by the applicants Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Aid must be reapplied for prior to each academic year.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give you an idea of the students VRJC accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits
$5,200

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $5,200. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • State Residents: $1,200-$1,400
    • Out-of-State: $3,800-$4,608
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • State Residents: $50-$60 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $200-$240 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid91%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships79%$6,693
Receiving Student Loans44%$4,736
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Vernon College may offer student services including:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Work study style employment
  • Assistance to find work
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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Get more information about the programs offered by Vernon College by clicking the request information to the right.

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