Vernon College: Narrative Description

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4400 College Dr.
Vernon, TX 76384-4092
Tel: (940)552-6291; Admissions: (940)552-6291; Fax: (940)553-1753; Web Site:

Description: State and locally supported, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1970. Setting: 100-acre small town campus. Total enrollment: 2,270. Students come from 32 states and territories, 4 other countries, 0.1% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 12% Hispanic, 7% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 47% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Options: electronic application, early admission. Placement: THEA required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Collegiate Environment: Drama-theater group, choral group. Social organizations: 3 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Government Association, Baptist Student Union. Major annual event: Sports Day. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols. Options: men-only, women-only housing available. Wright Library with 29,000 books, 200 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 100 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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