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VIRGINIA

STATE EDUCATION OFFICE

James A. Gray, Jr., Associate Director

Career and Technical Education Services
PO Box 2120
101 N. 14th St.
Richmond, VA 23218-2120
(804)225-2847

STATE REGULATORY INFORMATION

For specific information, contact the Virginia Career and Technical Education Services, address above.

ABINGDON

Virginia Highlands Community College PO Box 828, Abingdon, VA 24212. Two-Year College. Founded 1969. Contact: David Matlock, (276)739-2400, (276)739-2414, 877-207-6115, Fax: (276)739-2590, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.vhcc.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $63.50 per credit hour, in-state; $210.95 per credit hour, out-of-state. Enrollment: men 870, women 1,473. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: CAAHEP; NLNAC. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General (2 Yr); Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (1 Yr); Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration (2 Yr); Art (2 Yr); Bank Management (2 Yr); Bookkeeping (1 Yr); Business Administration (2 Yr); Business Management (2 Yr); Clerical, General (1 Yr); Computer Technology (2 Yr); Correctional Science (1 Yr); Dental Hygiene (2 Yr); Drafting & Design Technology (2 Yr); Early Childhood Education (2 Yr); Electrical Technology (1 Yr); Electro-Mechanical Technology (2 Yr); Electronics Technology (2 Yr); Engineering Technology (2 Yr); General Studies (2 Yr); Health Information Technology (1 Yr); Horticulture (2 Yr); Human Services (2 Yr); Information Sciences Technology (2 Yr); Legal Assistant (2 Yr); Liberal Arts (2 Yr); Machine Tool & Die (1 Yr); Machinist, General (2 Yr); Management (2 Yr); Medical Laboratory Technology (2 Yr); Medical Office Management (2 Yr); Nursing, R.N. (2 Yr); Physical Therapy Aide (2 Yr); Police Science (2 Yr); Theatre Arts (2 Yr)

ALBERTA

Southside Virginia Community College 109 Campus Dr., Alberta, VA 23821. Two-Year College. Founded 1970. Contact: Dr. Ronald Mattox, (434)949-1000, Fax: (804)949-7863, Web Site: http://www.sv.vccs.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $59.60 per credit hour, resident; $205.55 per credit hour, ndent. Enrollment: men 1,690, women 3,241. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Air Conditioning & Heating (2 Yr); Automotive Technology (2 Yr); Business Administration (2 Yr); Business Management (2 Yr); Clerical, General (1 Yr); Correctional Science (2 Yr); Data Processing (2 Yr); Drafting Technology (2 Yr); Electrical Technology (1 Yr); Electronics Technology (2 Yr); Human Services (1 Yr); Law Enforcement (1 Yr); Nursing, Vocational (1 Yr); Secretarial, Science (2 Yr)

ALEXANDRIA

AZ Business & Language Institute 4600 Duke St., Apt. 1310, Alexandria, VA 22304. Business. Founded 1975. Contact: Albert Alexander, (703)560-8293. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $250 per course; $7,500 per program. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Diploma. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Curriculum: Computer Literacy; English As A Second Language; Office Technology; Secretarial, Executive; Secretarial, General; Word Processing

Goodwin House Basic Geriatric Nursing Program 4800 Fillmore Ave., Alexandria, VA 22311. Trade and Technical. Contact: Joanne Garcia, Dir. of Nursing, (703)578-1000, Fax: (703)824-1317, Web Site: http://www.goodwinhouse.org. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Curriculum: Geriatric Care; Nurse, Assistant

John Casablancas Modeling & Career Center 249 S. Van Dorn St., Ste. 210, Alexandria, VA 22304. Other. Contact: Gale Hamilton, (703)823-5200, 800-301-6574, Fax: (703) 751-2531. Private. Coed. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $895-$1,795; $100 registration fee. Enrollment: Total 60. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Curriculum: Acting; Makeup Facial Treatment; Modeling & Personal Improvement; Modeling, Professional; Television

L B N Institute 3608 Forest Dr., Alexandria, VA 22302. Cosmetology. Founded 1992. Contact: Lilian Omar, (703)998-0021, (703)998-0003, Fax: (703)998-0021, E-mail: [email protected] Private. Women. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Hour. Tuition: $3,150-$4,500. Enrollment: Total 6. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Financial aid not available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Electrology; Skin Care

Skin Care Center 8403-G Richmond Hwy., Alexandria, VA 22309. Other. Contact: Agita Shfazand, Dir., (703)360-6521, E-mail: [email protected] Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid not available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Electrology; Esthetician; Laser Technology; Makeup Facial Treatment; Permanent Makeup; Skin Care

TESST Technology Institute 6315 Bren Mar Dr., Alexandria, VA 22312-6342. Trade and Technical. Founded 1967. Contact: Sheryl Delozier, (703)354-1005, 800-488-3778, Fax: (703)354-3661, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.tesst.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: Varies. Enrollment: men 240, women 70. Degrees awarded: Diploma, Associate, Certificate. Accreditation: ACCSCT. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Computer Technology (18 Mo); Criminal Justice (17 Mo); Electronics Technology (18 Mo); Information Sciences Technology (12 Mo); Medical Assistant (9 Mo); Office Technology (1 Yr); Telecommunications Technology (18 Mo)

ANNANDALE

Northern Virginia Community College 4001 Wakefield Chapel Rd., Annandale, VA 22003. Two-Year College. Founded 1964. Contact: Dr. George Gabriel, Dir., (703)323-3129, Fax: (703)323-3755, Web Site: http://www.nvcc.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Term: Semester. Tuition: Varies. Enrollment: Total 33,682. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General; Air Conditioning & Refrigeration; Architectural Technology; Auto Body & Fender Repair; Auto Engine Diagnosis; Auto Mechanics - Automatic Transmission; Auto Mechanics - Tune Up; Automotive Machine Shop; Automotive Technology; Aviation Technology; Business Management; Civil Engineering Technology; Commercial Art; Computer Information Science; Construction Management; Construction Technology; Correctional Science; Dental Hygiene; Dental Laboratory Technology; Dietetic Technology; Dietician Training; Drug Abuse Counseling; Early Childhood Specialist; Electronics Technology; Emergency Medical Technology; Engineering Technology, Mechanical; Fire Science; Geriatric Care; Horticulture; Hotel & Restaurant Management; Human Services; Information Sciences Technology; Interior Design; Legal Assistant; Machine Tool & Die; Marketing; Medical Laboratory Technology; Medical Record Technology; Nursing, R.N.; Office Administration; Office Technology; Park & Recreation; Physical Therapy Aide; Police Science; Real Estate, Basic; Respiratory Therapy; Safety Technology; Security Training; Small Business Management; Travel & Tourism; Veterinary Technology; Welding Technology; X-Ray Technology

Springfield Beauty Academy 4223 Annandale Rd., Annandale, VA 22003. Cosmetology. Founded 1974. Contact: Anthony N. Katsakis, (703)256-5662, (703)256-5663, Fax: (703)256-9164, E-mail: springfield<ud>beauty<ud>[email protected] Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Hour. Tuition: $7,845. Enrollment: men 2, women 5. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Accreditation: NACCAS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Cosmetology (1500 Hr); Manicurist (150 Hr)

ARLINGTON

Applied Career Training 1100 Wilson Blvd., Ste. M780, Arlington, VA 22209-2297. Allied Medical, Two-Year College. Founded 1983. Contact: Bob Boderman, School Dir., (703) 527-6660, Fax: (703)527-6688, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.healthtraining.edu. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Quarter. Tuition: $3,650 per quarter. Enrollment: men 18, women 280. Degrees awarded: Diploma, Associate. Accreditation: ABHES. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Dental Assisting (3 Qt); Massage Therapy (3 Qt); Medical Assistant (3 Qt); Medical Office Management (3 Qt); Pharmacy Technician (3 Qt); Radiologic Technology (2 Yr)

Cal Simmons Travel School 4601 Fairfax Dr., Ste. 150, Arlington, VA 22203-1554. Trade and Technical. Founded 1981. Contact: Mary Jane Kovacs, (703)549-8650. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $1,850 paid in full; $1,950 payment plan. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Curriculum: Travel Agents (7 Wk)

Graham Webb Academy 1621 N Kent St., No. 1617LL, Arlington, VA 22209. Cosmetology. Founded 1987. Contact: Sue Lazano, (703)243-9322, 800-869-9322, Fax: (703)525-4356, Web Site: http://www.grahamwebbacademyonline.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Hour. Tuition: $13,000. Enrollment: Total 270. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Accreditation: NACCAS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Cosmetology (1500 Hr)

Laser Electrolysis Center 943 S. George Mason Dr, Arlington, VA 22204. Trade and Technical. Founded 1985. Contact: Ronda Schueller, Dir., (703)979-2853, Fax: (703)979-7950, Web Site: http://www.laserelectrol.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. out-of-state students accepted. Term: Hour. Tuition: $2,700; $100 application fee and materials. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Curriculum: Electrology (60 Hr)

Professional Bartending School 3120 N. 13th St., Arlington, VA 22201. Trade and Technical. Founded 1967. Contact: Tommy Hanavan, (703)841-9700. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Hour. Tuition: $595. Enrollment: men 375, women 225. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Diploma. Financial aid not available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Bartending (40 Hr)

BEDFORD

Bedford Science and Technology Center 600 Edmund St., Bedford, VA 24523. Trade and Technical. Contact: Tricia Schubert, (540)586-3933, Fax: (540)586-7711, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.bedford.k12.va.us/bstc. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students not accepted. Housing not available. Tuition: $600 first session, $1,200 second session for Bedford Countyresidents, tuition higher for non-county residents. Enrollment: Total 15. Financial aid not available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Nursing, L.P.N. (18 Mo)

BEN HUR

Lee County Vocational-Technical School P O Box 100, Ben Hur, VA 24218. Trade and Technical. Contact: Alan Ingle, Dir., (276) 346-1960, Fax: (276)346-2831. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Curriculum: Agri-Engineering & Mechanics (2 Yr); Auto Body & Fender Repair (2 Yr); Auto Mechanics (2 Yr); Building Trades (2 Yr); Carpentry (2 Yr); Child Care & Guidance (2 Yr); Cosmetology (2 Yr); Data Processing (2 Yr); Drafting Technology (2 Yr); Electrical Technology (2 Yr); Food Processing Technology (2 Yr); Nursing, Practical (2 Yr); Office Machines (2 Yr); Secretarial, Administrative (2 Yr); Sewing, Commercial (2 Yr); Small Engine Repair; Welding Technology (2 Yr)

BIG STONE GAP

Mountain Empire Community College 3441 Mountain Empire Rd., Big Stone Gap, VA 24219. Two-Year College. Founded 1972. Contact: Dr. Sharon Fisher, Dir., (276)523-2400, Fax: (276)523-4130, Web Site: http://www.me.vccs.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $46.46/credit hour, in-state; $156/credit hour, o. Enrollment: Total 2,875. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: JRCERT; NLNAC. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, Automated (1 Yr); Accounting, General (2 Yr); Administrative Assistant (2 Yr); Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (1 Yr); Business Administration (2 Yr); Child Care & Guidance (1 Yr); Clerical, General (1 Yr); Computer Operations (1 Yr); Correctional Science (2 Yr); Criminal Justice (1 Yr); Drafting & Design Technology (2 Yr); Early Childhood Education (2 Yr); Electronics Technology (2 Yr); Emergency Medical Technology (1 Yr); Environmental Technology (2 Yr); Forestry Technology (2 Yr); Industrial Management & Supervision (1 Yr); Industrial Technology (2 Yr); Information Sciences Technology (1 Yr); Landscaping (1 Yr); Legal Assistant (2 Yr); Maintenance, Machine Tool (1 Yr); Maintenance Technology (1 Yr); Management (2 Yr); Medical Record Technology (1 Yr); Mining Technology (1 Yr); Nurse, Assistant (1 Yr); Nursing, R.N. (2 Yr); Office Machines (1 Yr); Pharmacy Technician (1 Yr); Photography (1 Yr); Police Science (2 Yr); Real Estate, Basic (1 Yr); Respiratory Therapy (1 Yr); Small Business Management (1 Yr); Stenography, General (1 Yr); Welding Technology (1 Yr)

BLACKSTONE

ETS Training Center 1322 Willis Rd., Blackstone, VA 23824-4313. Trade and Technical. Founded 1998. Contact: Lillie M. Edmonds, (434)292-4134, (866)254-5543, Fax: (434) 292-4134, E-mail: [email protected] Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Month. Tuition: $1,400. Enrollment: Total 6. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Financial aid not available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available.

BRISTOL

National College of Business and Technology 300A Piedmont Ave., Bristol, VA 24201. Two-Year College. Founded 1886. Contact: Steven Griffen, Dir., (276)669-5333, Fax: (276)669-4793, Web Site: http://www.ncbt.edu. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Quarter. Tuition: Varies. Enrollment: Total 100. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: ACICS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General; Business Administration; Business Management; Computer Operations; Data Processing; Office Administration; Secretarial, Administrative; Secretarial, Executive; Secretarial, Legal; Secretarial, Medical

Virginia Academy of Hair Styling 623 Sycamore St., Bristol, VA 24201. Cosmetology. Founded 1963. Contact: Whitney McMillan, (276)669-5833. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Other. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Financial aid not available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Cosmetology

Virginia Intermont College Bristol, VA 24201. Other. Founded 1884. Contact: Sean L. Trent, Assistant Director of Admissions, (276) 466-7856, (276)466-7170, 800-451-1842, Fax: (276)466-7855, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.vic.edu. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $14,500. Enrollment: Total 1,160. Degrees awarded: Associate, Diploma. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Allied Health Occupations; Art; Business; Business Management; Creative Writing; Dance; Graphic Design; Horse Management; Marketing; Medical Technology; Office Management; Photography; Physical Education; Sports Management; Theatre Arts

BUENA VISTA

Southern Virginia University 1 University Hill Dr., Buena Vista, VA 24416. Other. Founded 1867. Contact: Craig Lund, (540) 261-8400, 800-229-8420, 800-229-8420, Fax: (540)261-8559, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.southernvirginia.edu. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $14,640. Enrollment: men 282, women 294. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Accreditation: AALE. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Art (4 Yr); Business (4 Yr); Early Childhood Education; Liberal Arts (4 Yr); Mathematics; Multimedia Design (4 Yr)

CHARLOTTESVILLE

International Beauty School 2024 Holiday Dr., Charlottesville, VA 22901. Cosmetology. Founded 1968. Contact: George W. Schaub, (434)296-0159, Fax: (804)295-5033. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Hour. Tuition: $6,480 plus fees & equipment, $6,995 total. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Accreditation: NACCAS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Cosmetology (1500 Hr); Cosmetology Instructor (1000 Hr); Manicurist (150 Hr)

National Business College 1819 Emmet St., Charlottesville, VA 22901. Two-Year College. Founded 1886. Contact: Tammy Zirkle, (804) 295-0136, 800-664-1886, Fax: (804)979-8061, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://ncbt.edu. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Quarter. Tuition: $148 per credit hour. Enrollment: Total 124. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: ACICS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General; Business Management; Computer Applications; Medical Assistant; Medical Insurance Specialist; Medical Transcription; Office Administration; Secretarial, Administrative; Secretarial, Executive; Secretarial, Legal; Secretarial, Medical

Piedmont Virginia Community College 501 College Dr., Charlottesville, VA 22902. Two-Year College. Founded 1972. Contact: Mary Jane King, (434)977-3900, Fax: (434)971-8232, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.pvcc.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: Varies. Enrollment: Total 6,586. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate. Accreditation: NLNAC. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Biomedical Technology (1 & 2 Yr); Business Administration (2 Yr); Business, General Office (1 & 2 Yr); Business Management (2 Yr); Carpentry (2 Yr); Child Care & Guidance (1 Yr); Computer Repair (1 Yr); Criminal Justice (1 Yr); Drafting Technology (1 Yr); Education (2 Yr); Electricity, Apprenticeship (2 Yr); Electronics Technology (2 Yr); Emergency Medical Technology (2 Yr); Fine Arts (2 Yr); General Studies (2 Yr); Graphic Design (1 Yr); Health Care & Management (1 Yr); Horticulture (1 Yr); Information Sciences Technology (2 Yr); Liberal Arts (2 Yr); Masonry (2 Yr); Mechanical Technology (1 & 2 Yr); Nursing, R.N. (2 Yr); Police Science (2 Yr); Science (2 Yr); Surgical Technology (1 Yr)

Virginia School of Massage and the Healing Arts, Inc. 2008 Morton Dr., Charlottesville, VA 22903. Trade and Technical. Founded 1988. Contact: Suzanne Spear, (434)293-4031, 888-599-2001, Fax: (434)293-4190, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.vasom.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $6,210. Enrollment: Total 170. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Accreditation: ACCSCT. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Massage Therapy (6-12 Mo)

CHESAPEAKE

Chesapeake Vocational-Technical Center 1617 Cedar Rd., Chesapeake, VA 23322. Trade and Technical, Cosmetology, Nursing. Founded 1967. Contact: Dee Winslow, (757) 547-0134, Fax: (804)547-2391. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Term: Year. Enrollment: Total 453. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Curriculum: Air Conditioning & Refrigeration; Auto Body & Fender Repair; Automotive Service; Cabinet & Mill Work; Carpentry; Computer Networking; Computer Servicing - Theory & Systems; Cosmetology; Engineering; Health Technology; Internet Technologies; Landscape Architecture; Legal Technology; Manicurist; Masonry; Medical Technology; Nursing, Practical; Radio; Television; Veterinary Technology

CHESTER

John Tyler Community College Chester, VA 23831. Two-Year College. Founded 1967. (804)594-1544, (804)706-5220, 800-552-3490, Fax: (804)796-4362, Web Site: http://www.jtcc.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $66.85/credit hour, in-state; $214.30/credit hour, out-of-state. Enrollment: men 3,600, women 6,044. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate. Accreditation: ABFSE; NLNAC. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General (2 Yr); Building Construction Technology; Business Management; Child Care & Guidance (9 Mo); Computer Information Science (2 Yr); Computer Operations (9 Mo); Computer Programming (2 Yr); Criminal Justice (9 Mo); Early Childhood Specialist (2 Yr); Emergency Medical Technology (9 Mo); Fine Arts (1 Yr); Funeral Service Education; Human Services; Machine Shop (9 Mo); Management; Mechanical Engineering; Mechanical Technology (9 Mo); Microcomputers; Nursing, R.N.; Office Administration (2 Yr); Police Science (2 Yr); Small Business Management; Teacher Assistant; Welding Technology (1 Yr); Word Processing

CLIFTON FORGE

Dabney South Lancaster Community College PO Box 1000, Clifton Forge, VA 24422. Two-Year College. Founded 1964. Contact: Dr. Terry King, Dean, (540)863-2812, (540) 863-2800, Fax: (540)863-2915, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.dl.vccs.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $63.95 per credit hour for in-state students, $208.40 per credit hour for out-of-state students. Enrollment: men 700, women 986. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate. Accreditation: NLNAC. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Banking (9 Mo); Business Administration (2 Yr); Business Management (2 Yr); Clerk, Stenographer (9 Mo); Clerk, Typist (9 Mo); Computer Information Science (2 Yr); Computer Science (9 Mo); Criminal Justice (2 Yr); Electricity, Apprenticeship (9 Mo); Electronics Technology (9 Mo); Forestry Technology (2 Yr); Law Enforcement (9 Mo); Microcomputers (9 Mo); Nursing, R.N. (2 Yr); Office Management (9 Mo); Secretarial, General (2 Yr); Welding Technology (9 Mo)

COLONIAL HEIGHTS

Colonial Heights Beauty Academy 3233B Boulevard, Colonial Heights, VA 23834. Cosmetology. Founded 1979. Contact: Tracy Burke, (804)526-6363, Fax: (804)520-0990, E-mail: [email protected] Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Hour. Tuition: $7,285. Enrollment: Total 29. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Accreditation: NACCAS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Cosmetology (1500 Hr)

DANVILLE

Artistic Beauty College Sherwood Shopping Center, Danville, VA 24540. Cosmetology. Founded 1960. Contact: Joyce Murray, (434) 793-9860. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Hour. Tuition: $2,175. Enrollment: Total 32. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid not available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Cosmetology (1500 Hr)

Danville Community College 1008 S. Main St., Danville, VA 24541. Two-Year College. Founded 1946. Contact: E. Thornton, (434) 797-2222, (434)797-8409, Fax: (804)797-8541, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.dcc.vccs.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: Varies. Enrollment: men 1,850, women 2,000. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General (2 Yr); Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (2 Yr); Auto Body & Fender Repair (2 Yr); Auto Mechanics (2 Yr); Business Administration (2 Yr); Business Management (2 Yr); Child Care & Guidance (1 Yr); Clerk, Typist (1 Yr); Criminal Justice (2 Yr); Drafting Technology (2 Yr); Electrical Technology (2 Yr); Electronics, Industrial (1 Yr); Electronics Technology (2 Yr); Information Sciences Technology (2 Yr); Machine Technology; Nursing, Practical (1 Yr); Nursing, Vocational (3 Mo); Office Technology (2 Yr); Printing (2 Yr); Social Services Aide (1 Yr)

General Aviation, Inc. PO Box 457, Danville, VA 24543. Flight and Ground. (434)791-7033, Fax: (434)793-0228, Web Site: http://www.flydanville.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Accreditation: FAA. Curriculum: Aircraft Flight Instruction, Advanced Ground; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Airline Transport Pilot; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Basic Ground; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Commercial Flying; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Flight Instructor; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Flight Instructor Additional Rating; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Instrument Flying; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Multi-Engine Rating - Airplane; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Primary Flying

National Business College 734 Main St., Danville, VA 24541. Two-Year College. Founded 1886. Contact: Cyndee Moore, Dir., (434)793-6822, 800-666-6221, Fax: (434)793-3634, Web Site: http://www.ncbt.edu. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Quarter. Tuition: $126 per credit hour. Enrollment: Total 175. Degrees awarded: Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: ACICS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General; Business Administration; Business Management; Computer Operations; Data Processing; Medical Assistant; Office Administration; Secretarial, Administrative; Secretarial, Executive

Natural Touch School of Massage Therapy 291 Park Ave., Danville, VA 24541-4212. Trade and Technical. Founded 1993. Contact: Wanda Adkins Gower, (804)799-0060, 877-799-0060, Fax: (804)799-0438, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.naturaltouchschools.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $4,800 for 500 hour program. Enrollment: Total 90. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid not available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Massage Therapy (500 Hr)

DUBLIN

New River Community College PO Box 1127, Dublin, VA 24084. Two-Year College. Founded 1959. Contact: Dr. Charlie White, (540)674-3637, (866)462-6722, Fax: (540) 674-3642, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.nr.cc.va.us. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $37.12 per credit, in-state; $169 out-of-state. Enrollment: Total 3,692. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, Advanced (4 Sm); Accounting, Junior (3 Sm); Administrative Assistant (4 Sm); Architectural Technology (4 Sm); Automotive Collision Repair (4 Sm); Business Administration (4 Sm); Business Management (4 Sm); Computer Aided Drafting (4 Sm); Computer Applications (4 Sm); Computer Engineering (4 Sm); Computer Graphics (4 Sm); Computer Programming (4 Sm); Construction Technology (4 Sm); Early Childhood Education (4 Sm); Early Childhood Specialist (2 Sm); Electrical Engineering Technology (4 Sm); Electrical Technology (4 Sm); Electronics Technology (4 Sm); Engineering Technology, Computer (4 Sm); Geriatric Care (4 Sm); Graphic Design (4 Sm); Human Services (2 Sm); Industrial Maintenance (2 Sm); Information Sciences Technology (4 Sm); Instrumentation Technology (4 Sm); Internet Technologies (4 Sm); Legal Assistant (4 Sm); Machine Operator, General (4 Sm); Machine Shop (4 Sm); Machine Shop Operator (4 Sm); Machine Technology (4 Sm); Marketing (4 Sm); Medical Office Management (4 Sm); Nursing, Practical (3 Sm); Nursing, R.N. (4 Sm); Paralegal (4 Sm); Police Science (4 Sm); Small Business Management (4 Sm); Welding Technology (3 Sm); Word Processing (2 Sm)

EMPORIA

Greensville Memorial Hospital 214 Weaver Ave., Emporia, VA 23847. Nursing. Founded 1967. Contact: Ann W. Wrenn, Director, (434) 348-2000. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Term: Semester. Enrollment: Total 36. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Approved: Vet. Admin. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Nursing, Practical (18 Mo)

FAIRFAX

Columbia School of Broadcasting 3947 University Dr., 2nd fl., Fairfax, VA 22030-2506. Correspondence, Trade and Technical. Founded 1964. Contact: William T. Butler, President, (703)591-6000, 800-362-0660, Fax: (703)591-6147, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.csbamerica.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Year. Tuition: $4,250 announcing; $1,020 sportscasting; $870 basic radio production; $1,325 TV announcing. Enrollment: men 80, women 120. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Broadcasting Technology (6 Wk); Internet Technologies (7 Wk); Radio Announcing (18 Mo); Television & Radio Production (9 Wk)

CPA School of Washington 3819 Lee St., Fairfax, VA 22030. Business. Founded 1957. Contact: John W. Coughlan, (703)273-5745, 800-262-9272, Fax: (703)591-1194, E-mail: cpa<ud>[email protected], Web Site: http://cpaschool.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $1,295 CPA coaching; $990 CMA coaching; $990 CFM coaching. Enrollment: men 50, women 50. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Financial aid not available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, Certified Public Review (3 Mo)

Omega Travel School 3102 Omega Office Park, Ste. 101, Fairfax, VA 22031-2400. Trade and Technical. Founded 1988. Contact: Barbara Schraff, (703)359-8830, (703)359-0200, Fax: (703)273-9410, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.owt.net. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Hour. Tuition: $2,100. Enrollment: men 8, women 98. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid not available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Travel Agents (190 Hr)

Paralegal Institute 9508-A Lee Hwy., Fairfax, VA 22031. Trade and Technical, Other, Business. Founded 1974. Contact: Tamara F. Greene, (703)352-9317, Fax: (703)352-7422, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.para-legalinstitute.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $3,500. Enrollment: Total 20. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid not available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Paralegal (5.5 Mo)

FALLS CHURCH

Advanced European Facials Institute 802 W. Broad St., Falls Church, VA 22046-3106. Other. Founded 1998. Contact: Celina Curie, (703)237-1313, Fax: (703)237-2966, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.uniquefacials.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Hour. Tuition: $20 per hour. Enrollment: Total 12. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Financial aid not available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Facial Treatment (600 Hr); Skin Care (600 Hr)

Fairfax County School of Nursing 7521 Jaguar Trail, Ste. 186, Falls Church, VA 22042. Nursing. Founded 1960. Contact: Anne-Marie Glynn, (703)208-7748, (703)208-7843, Fax: (703)280-1348, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.fcps.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students not accepted. Housing not available. Term: Year. Tuition: $1,900. Enrollment: men 19, women 96. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid not available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Nursing, Practical (18 Mo)

Heritage Institute 350 S. Washington St., Falls Church, VA 22046-4400. Cosmetology, Two-Year College. Founded 1954. Contact: Michelle Moostow, Dir., (703)532-5050, 888-496-0342, Fax: (703)534-1142, Web Site: http://www.heritage-education.com. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Year. Tuition: Cosmetology $8,300; Massage Therapy $5,000. Enrollment: Total 125. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Accreditation: NACCAS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Cosmetology (1500 Hr); Massage Therapy (600 Hr)

Stratford University 7777 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22043. Two-Year College, Business, Trade and Technical, Other. Founded 1976. Contact: Mary Ann Shurtz, VP, (703)821-8570, 800-444-0804, Fax: (703) 556-9892, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.stratford.edu. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing available. Term: Quarter. Tuition: $275 undergrad; $300 graduate. Enrollment: Total 600. Degrees awarded: Diploma, Associate, Certificate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Baking; Business Administration; Business Management; Computer Information Science; Computer Networking; Culinary Arts; Digital Program Design; Entrepreneurship; Hospitality; Hotel & Restaurant Management; Telecommunications Technology

FARMVILLE

Southside School of Practical Nursing 800 Oak St., Farmville, VA 23901. Nursing. Founded 1968. Contact: Pamela E. Fowler, (434)315-2630, Fax: (434)392-6977. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Year. Tuition: $4,000. Enrollment: Total 25. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Nursing, Practical (12 Mo)

FISHERSVILLE

Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center PO Box 1500, Fishersville, VA 22939. Trade and Technical. Founded 1947. Contact: Wendell L. Coleman, Dir., (540)332-7000, 800-345-9972, Fax: (540)332-7307, Web Site: http://www.wwrc.net. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing available. Term: Varies with Program. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, Clerical (13 Mo); Administrative Assistant (13 Mo); Auto Body & Fender Repair (9 Mo); Auto Mechanics (15 Mo); Auto Mechanics - Automatic Transmission (5 Mo); Auto Mechanics - Brake & Wheel Alignment (6 Mo); Auto Mechanics - Tune Up (8 Mo); Baking (8 Mo); Building Maintenance (5 Mo); Cabinet & Mill Work (10 Mo); Carpentry (7 Mo); Clerical, General (9 Mo); Computer Aided Drafting (15 Mo); Computer Programming (14 Mo); Construction Technology (5 Mo); Cooking, Commercial (8 Mo); Cook, Short Order (6 Mo); Electro-Mechanical Technology (3 Mo); Electronics Technology (12 Mo); Furniture Manufacturing (6 Mo); House & Medical Services Cleaning (7 Mo); Masonry (2 Mo); Mechanical Drafting (15 Mo); Microcomputers (3 Mo); Nurses Aide (8 Mo); Office, General (6 Mo); Power Lineman (6 Mo); Receptionist (9 Mo); Stock Clerk (6 Mo); Warehouse Management (4 Mo); Welding, Combination (11 Mo); Welding, Electric Arc (6 Mo); Welding, Heli Arc (6 Mo)

FRANKLIN

Paul D. Camp Community College Franklin, VA 23851. Two-Year College. Founded 1971. Contact: Monette Williams, (757)925-6300, (757)569-6700, Fax: (757)569-6795, Web Site: http://www.pc.vccs.edu/. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $62.75 per credit. Enrollment: men 573, women 1,063. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: SACS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Business Administration (2 Yr); Business Education (2 Yr); Clerical, General (1 Yr); Criminal Justice (2 Yr); Drafting Technology (1 Yr); Electricity, Apprenticeship (1 Yr); Industrial Technology (2 Yr); Law Enforcement (2 Yr); Management (2 Yr); Microcomputers (1 Yr); Police Science (2 Yr); Welding Technology (1 Yr); Word Processing (1 Yr)

Southampton Memorial Hospital School of Practical Nursing 100 Fairview Dr., Franklin, VA 23851. Nursing. Founded 1964. Contact: Ercelle Vann, Program Dir., (757)569-6414, Fax: (757)569-6416. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Year. Tuition: $1,150 Local; $1,650 Non-Local. Enrollment: Total 15. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid not available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Nursing, Practical (12 Mo)

GALAX

Living Waters Academy 225 S. Main St., Galax, VA 24333. Cosmetology. Contact: Linda Holliday, (540)236-5757. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing available. Term: Hour. Tuition: $3,728. Enrollment: men 1, women 13. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Cosmetology (1500 Hr); Manicurist

Wytheville Community College 121 West Grayson St., Galax, VA 24333. Nursing, Two-Year College. Founded 1969. Contact: Crystal Goad, Program Director, (276)238-1177, 800-468-1195, Fax: (276)238-1986. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $65 semester, per credit hr. Enrollment: Total 100. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Diploma. Financial aid available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Nursing, Practical (18 Mo)

GLENNS

Rappahannock Community College 12745 College Dr., Glenns, VA 23149. Two-Year College. Founded 1971. Contact: Griffin Griffin, Direct, (804)758-6731, (804)333-6700, 800-836-9381, Fax: (804)758-3852, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.rcc.vccs.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students not accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $37.12 per semester hr., plus fees. Enrollment: men 552, women 1,113. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate. Accreditation: NLNAC. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Business Administration (2 Yr); Business Management (2 Yr); Clerk, Typist (1 Yr); Criminal Justice (2 Yr); Engineering Technology (2 Yr); Industrial Maintenance (1 Yr); Law Enforcement (1 Yr); Nursing, Practical (1 Yr); Nursing, R.N. (2 Yr); Office Technology (1 Yr)

GREAT FALLS

Ana Visage, Ltd. Academy 10130-B Colvin Run Rd., Great Falls, VA 22066-1839. Trade and Technical. Founded 1995. Contact: Nahid Ghassemi, (703)759-2200, (703)759-2700, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.anavisage.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing available. Term: Quarter. Tuition: $1,000; $3,500; $4,300; $6,300. Enrollment: Total 10. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Electrology (600 Hr); Makeup Facial Treatment (500 Hr); Massage Therapy (500 Hr); Skin Care (600 Hr)

HAMPTON

ECPI College of Technology 1001 Omni Blvd., Hampton, VA 23666. Trade and Technical. Founded 1966. Contact: John Olson, Provost, (757)838-9191, 800-986-1200, Fax: (757)827-5351, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.ecpi.edu. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Degrees awarded: Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: ACCSCT. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Curriculum: Accounting, General (60 Sm); Computer Networking (65 Sm); Computer Programming (65 Sm); Computer Technology (65 Sm); Data Processing (60 Sm); Office Technology; Telecommunications Technology (65 Sm); Web Development (65 Sm); Word Processing

Peninsula School of Practical Nursing 3120 Victoria Blvd., Hampton, VA 23661. Nursing. Founded 1952. Contact: Nina O. Derby, (757) 727-7266. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Tuition: Varies. Enrollment: Total 47. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Approved: Vet. Admin. Curriculum: Nursing, Practical (18 Mo)

Thomas Nelson Community College PO Box 9407, Hampton, VA 23670. Two-Year College. Founded 1968. Contact: Dr. Richard A. Calver, Dir., (757)825-2700, Fax: (757)827-2763, Web Site: http://www.tncc.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: Varies. Enrollment: men 4,849, women 6,577. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General (2 Yr); Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (1 Yr); Architectural Design Technology (2 Yr); Auto Mechanics (1 Yr); Automotive Technology (2 Yr); Banking & Finance (2 Yr); Business Administration (2 Yr); Career Development; Clerical, General (1 Yr); Commercial Art (2 Yr); Computer Information Science (2 Yr); Computer Programming (2 Yr); Correctional Science (1 Yr); Dietetic Technology (2 Yr); Drafting & Design Technology (2 Yr); Early Childhood Education (2 Yr); Electricity, Industrial (1 Yr); Electronics Technology (2 Yr); Engineering (2 Yr); Fine Arts (2 Yr); Fire Science (2 Yr); Food Service & Management (1 Yr); Hotel & Restaurant Management (2 Yr); Human Services (2 Yr); Industrial Management & Supervision (1 Yr); Information Sciences Technology (2 Yr); Legal Assistant (1 Yr); Machine Tool & Die (2 Yr); Management (2 Yr); Marine Technology (2 Yr); Marketing (2 Yr); Mechanical Technology (2 Yr); Medical Laboratory Assistant (1 Yr); Medical Laboratory Technology (2 Yr); Microcomputers (1 Yr); Nursing, R.N. (2 Yr); Office Technology (2 Yr); Optometric Assistant (2 Yr); Photography (2 Yr); Police Science (2 Yr); Public Administration Technology (2 Yr); Teacher Assistant (1 Yr); Technician, Electronic Service (1 Yr); Word Processing (1 Yr)

Virginia School of Hair Design-Hampton 101 W. Queensway, Hampton, VA 23669. Cosmetology. Founded 1958. Contact: Donald Allhouse, (804)722-0211, Fax: (804)723-0261, E-mail: [email protected] Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Other. Tuition: $6,375. Enrollment: men 4, women 87. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Diploma. Accreditation: NACCAS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Cosmetology (10-20 Mo); Cosmetology Instructor (6 Mo); Manicurist (8 Wk); Skin Care (6 Mo)

HARRISONBURG

Massanutten Technical Center 325 Pleasant Valley Rd., Harrisonburg, VA 22801. Trade and Technical. Founded 1972. Contact: Linda Wood, (540)434-5961, (540)434-5962, Fax: (540)434-1402, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.rockingham.k12.va.us/mtc/MTC.html. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Year. Tuition: $800 per 9 months(in county 1st year), $1,050 per 9 months (out of county 1st year) $1,600 per 9 months (county 2nd yr.). Enrollment: Total 63. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid not available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Nursing, Practical (18 Mo)

National Business College 51 B Burgess Rd., Harrisonburg, VA 22801. Two-Year College, Other, Business. Founded 1886. Contact: Jack Ekey, (540)432-0943, Fax: (540)432-1133, Web Site: http://ncbt.edu. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Quarter. Enrollment: Total 150. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: ACICS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General; Business Administration; Business Management; Clerical, Medical; Computer Operations; Medical Assistant; Medical Transcription; Office Administration; Pharmacy Technician

HERNDON

Applied Kinesthetic Studies 462 Herndon Pkwy., Ste. 208, Herndon, VA 20170. Trade and Technical. Founded 1992. Contact: H. Katharine Hunter, (703)464-0333, (703)464-5999, 877-306-3422, Fax: (703)464-5999, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://aksmassageschool.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Other. Tuition: $6,600 for 650-hour program. Enrollment: Total 80. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Accreditation: ACCSCT. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid not available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Massage Therapy (650 Hr)

HIGHLAND SPRINGS

Henrico County-Saint Mary's Hospital School of Practical Nursing 201 E. 9 Mile Rd., Highland Springs, VA 23075. Nursing, Trade and Technical. Founded 1966. Contact: Ann Leiphart Unholz, R.N., M.S., (804)328-4095, Fax: (804)737-1720, Web Site: http://www.henrico.k12.va.us/adulteducation. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: Varies. Enrollment: Total 100. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Accreditation: NLNAC. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Nursing, Practical (18 Mo)

KEYSVILLE

Southside Virginia Community College - John H. Daniel Campus 200 Daniel Rd., Keysville, VA 23947. Two-Year College. Founded 1971. Contact: Dr. Ronald E. Mattox, Admissions/Records/Inst'l Research Dir., (804)736-2000, Fax: (804)736-2082, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.sv.vccs.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Term: Semester. Tuition: $59.60 in-state; $205.55 out-state (Costs per credit hour). Degrees awarded: Certificate, Diploma, Associate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Automotive Technology (1 Yr); Business Administration (2 Yr); Business Management (2 Yr); Clerical, General (1 Yr); Computer Aided Drafting (2 Yr); Criminal Justice (1 Yr); Electrical Technology (1 Yr); Engineering Technology (2 Yr); General Studies (2 Yr); Heavy Equipment (1 Yr); Human Services (2 Yr); Liberal Arts (2 Yr); Nursing, Practical (1 Yr); Nursing, R.N. (2 Yr); Truck Driving (1 Yr)

LEESBURG

C. S. Monroe Technical Center 715 Childrens Center Rd., Leesburg, VA 20175. Trade and Technical. Founded 1977. Contact: Wagener Grier, Dir., (703)771-6560, Fax: (703)771-6563. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students not accepted. Housing not available. Term: Year. Tuition: $300/year. Enrollment: men 220, women 190. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Financial aid not available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Nursing, Practical (18 Mo)

Loudoun Hospital Center 224 Cornwall St. NW, Leesburg, VA 20176. Trade and Technical. Founded 1978. Contact: Margaret Gillis, RN, Dir. of Nursing, (703)771-2841, Fax: (703)771-2800. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Hour. Tuition: $75. Enrollment: Total 50. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Financial aid not available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Geriatric Care (80 Hr); Health Aide (80 Hr); Nurse, Assistant (80 Hr)

LEXINGTON

Stonewall Jackson Hospital School of Practical Nursing Hospital Dr., Lexington, VA 24450. Nursing. Founded 1964. Contact: Penny C. Fauber-Moore, (540)462-1450, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.sjhospital.com. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: Varies. Enrollment: Total 15. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Nursing, Practical (11 Mo)

LOCUST GROVE

Germanna Community College 2130 Germanna Hwy., Locust Grove, VA 22508. Two-Year College. Founded 1970. Contact: C. Sieracki, (703)399-1333. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Term: Semester. Tuition: $48.65 per credit. Enrollment: men 784, women 1,585. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate. Accreditation: NLNAC. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting & Business Administration (2 Yr); Business Management (2 Yr); Clerical, General (1 Yr); Electrical Engineering Technology (2 Yr); Engineering Technology, Electronic (2 Yr); Mechanical Drafting (2 Yr); Nursing, R.N. (2 Yr); Police Science; Secretarial, Science (2 Yr)

LYNCHBURG

Central Health School of Practical Nursing 1901 Tate Springs Rd., Lynchburg, VA 24501. Nursing. Founded 1990. Contact: Woody B. Hanes, (434)947-3070, (434)947-3071, Fax: (434)947-5239, Web Site: http://www.centrahealth.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $4,067. Enrollment: Total 25. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Accreditation: NLNAC. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Nursing, Practical (12 Mo)

Central Virginia Community College 3506 Wards Rd., Lynchburg, VA 24502-2498. Two-Year College. Founded 1967. Contact: Jay Bashore, Contact, (434)832-7600, (434)832-7800, 800-562-3060, Web Site: http://www.cvcc.vccs.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $59.60 per credit, in-state;$205.55 per credit out of state. Enrollment: men 636, women 2,118. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: CAAHEP. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General (2 Yr); Automation Technology (2 Yr); Banking (2 Yr); Bookkeeping (1 Yr); Business Administration (2 Yr); Child Care & Guidance (1 Yr); Civil Engineering Technology (2 Yr); Clerical, General (1 Yr); Commercial Art (2 Yr); Data Processing (2 Yr); Drafting & Design Technology (2 Yr); Electrical Technology (1 Yr); Electronics Technology (2 Yr); Engineering Technology (2 Yr); Finance (2 Yr); Human Services (8 Qt); Law Enforcement (2 Yr); Legal Assistant (1 Yr); Machine Shop (1 Yr); Machine Technology (1 Yr); Machine Tool & Die; Management (2 Yr); Marketing (2 Yr); Medical Laboratory Technology (2 Yr); Medical Record Technology (2 Yr); Merchandising (2 Yr); Microcomputers (2 Yr); Police Science (2 Yr); Radiologic Technology (2 Yr); Secretarial, General (2 Yr); Teacher Assistant (1 Yr); Travel & Transportation Management (1 Yr)

Lynchburg General Hospital Tate Springs Rd., Lynchburg, VA 24501. Nursing. Founded 1912. Contact: Woody B. Hanes, Dir., (434) 947-3070, Fax: (434)947-5239, Web Site: http://www.centralhealth.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing available. Term: Quarter. Tuition: $9,424 day, $14,724 with room and board. Enrollment: Total 176. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Accreditation: NLNAC. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Nursing, R.N. (33 Mo)

Miller-Motte Technical College 1912 Memorial Ave., Lynchburg, VA 24501-1708. Business. Founded 1929. Contact: Betty J. Dierstein, (804)847-7701, 877-333-6622, Fax: (804)528-5341, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.millermotte.net. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Quarter. Tuition: $6,375 per academic year. Enrollment: Total 150. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Accreditation: ACICS; CAAHEP. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Data Entry (9 Mo); Medical Assistant (15 Mo); Microcomputers (15 Mo); Secretarial, General (12 Mo)

National Business College 104 Candlewood Court, Lynchburg, VA 24502-2653. Two-Year College. Founded 1886. Contact: Bill Baker, Dir., (804)239-3500, 800-666-6221, Fax: (804)239-3948, Web Site: http://www.ncbt.edu. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Quarter. Tuition: $98.50 per credit hour. Enrollment: Total 175. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: ACICS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General (18 Mo); Business Administration (18 Mo); Business Management (2 Yr); Computer Operations (2 Yr); Data Entry (6 Mo); Data Processing (18 Mo); Fashion Merchandising (2 Yr); Medical Assistant (2 Yr); Office Administration (2 Yr); Secretarial, Administrative (18 Mo); Secretarial, Executive (2 Yr); Secretarial, Legal (2 Yr); Secretarial, Medical (2 Yr)

Natural Touch School of Massage Therapy 1202 Main St., Lynchburg, VA 24504. Trade and Technical. Founded 1993. Contact: Robin Caughey, (434)845-3003, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.naturaltouchschools.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $4,800 for 500 hour program. Enrollment: Total 90. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid not available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Massage Therapy (500 Hr)

Ralph's School of Cosmetology, Inc. 3225Old Forest Rd., No. 5, Lynchburg, VA 24501. Cosmetology. Contact: James Looney, (804)385-7722, Fax: (804)385-7743, E-mail: [email protected] Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Hour. Tuition: $6,500. Enrollment: men 4, women 37. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Cosmetology (12 Mo)

Virginia Baptist Hospital Geriatric Training Program 3300 Rivermont Ave., Lynchburg, VA 24503. Trade and Technical. Contact: Rozenia Clavon, Program Coordinator, (804)947-4561, Fax: (804)947-4056, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.centrahealth.com. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Hour. Enrollment: Total 15. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Financial aid not available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Nurses Aide (128 Hr)

Westminster-Canterbury of Lynchburg 501 V. E. S. Rd., Lynchburg, VA 24503. Trade and Technical. Contact: Bonnie Heller, RNC, Director, (434)386-3500, Fax: (434)386-3535, Web Site: http://www.wclynchburg.org. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Other. Tuition: $300. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Financial aid available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Geriatric Care; Nurse, Assistant

MANASSAS

Annaburg Manor Vocational School for Geriatric Nursing Assistants 9201 Maple St., Manassas, VA 20110. Allied Medical. Contact: Lois Ijams, RN, Director, (703)335-8300. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Term: Day. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Placement service available. Curriculum: Geriatric Care; Health Aide; Nurse, Assistant

Prince William County Public Schools c/o on 8820 Rixlew Ln., Manassas, VA 20109. Nursing. Founded 1969. Contact: Susan Duetsch, (703)791-7200. Public. Coed. Term: Other. Tuition: $1,950. Enrollment: Total 40. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Approved: Vet. Admin. Curriculum: Health Occupations; Nursing, Practical; Nursing, Vocational

MARTINSVILLE

Eastern Trade Center PO Box 1368, Martinsville, VA 24114-1368. Trade and Technical. Founded 1964. Contact: Danny Ward, (540)638-7908, 800-336-7273. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing available. Term: Week. Tuition: $2,400. Enrollment: men 14, women 6. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Curriculum: Horseshoeing (9 Wk)

National College of Business and Technology 10 Church St., PO Box 232, Martinsville, VA 24114. Two-Year College. Founded 1886. Contact: John Scott, (276)632-5621, Fax: (276)632-7915, Web Site: http://ncbt.edu. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Quarter. Tuition: $170 per credit hour. Enrollment: Total 258. Degrees awarded: Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: ACICS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting & Business Administration; Accounting, General; Business Administration; Business Management; Computer Servicing - Software Applications; Medical Assistant; Office Administration; Office, General; Pharmacy Technician; Secretarial, General

Patrick Henry Community College PO Box 5311, Martinsville, VA 24115. Two-Year College. Founded 1962. Contact: E. R. Dodrill, Jr., Div. Dir., (276)656-0300, Fax: (276)652-0261, Web Site: http://www.ph.vccs.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $71.85 per hour in-state, $219.30 out-of-state. Enrollment: men 1,000, women 2,000. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General (2 Yr); Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration (1 Yr); Business, General Office (1 Yr); Business Management (2 Yr); Child Care & Guidance (1 Yr); Clerical, General (1 Yr); Criminal Justice (2 Yr); Electricity, Apprenticeship (1 Yr); Electronics, Solid State (2 Yr); Engineering Technology (2 Yr); Furniture Manufacturing (2 Yr); Industrial Maintenance (1 Yr); Industrial Management & Supervision (1 Yr); Nursing, R.N. (2 Yr); Paralegal (2 Yr); Quality Control (1 Yr)

MCLEAN

Columbia Technical Institute School of Technology PO Box 3032, Tysons Corner, McLean, VA 22103. Trade and Technical. Founded 1910. (703)255-6125. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Term: Other. Tuition: Varies. Enrollment: men 350, women 50. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Diploma. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Curriculum: Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration; Architectural Technology; Blue Print Reading; Building Construction Technology; Civil Engineering Technology; Commercial Art; Drafting, Aeronautical; Drafting, Architectural; Drafting, Electrical; Drafting, Machine Design; Drafting, Structural; Drafting Technology; Drafting, Topographical; Electrical Technology; Electronics Technology; Mechanical Drafting; Mechanical Technology; Radio & Television Technology; Surveying; Technical Illustration; Television; Television Electronics

Computer Learning Center, Inc. PO Box 10550, McLean, VA 22102-8350. Trade and Technical. Contact: Janet Gailun, (978)794-0233, 800-698-3535, Fax: (978)685-6011. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Month. Tuition: $9,995-$15,995. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Accreditation: ACICS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Computer Science (3 Mo)

MELFA

Eastern Shore Community College 29300 Laukford Hwy., Melfa, VA 23410. Two-Year College. Founded 1964. Contact: Dr. Ronald L. May, (757)787-5900, Fax: (757)787-5984. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $37.12 in-state;$164.82 out-of-state per credit hr., plus fees. Enrollment: men 227, women 540. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Automotive Technology (1 Yr); Business Management (2 Yr); Clerical, General (1 Yr); Computer Information Science (1 Yr); Drafting & Design Technology (1 Yr); Electronics Technology (1 Yr); Nursing, R.N. (2 Yr); Office Technology (2 Yr)

MIDDLETOWN

Lord Fairfax Community College 173 Skirmisher Ln, Middletown, VA 22645. Two-Year College. Founded 1970. Contact: John Piazza, Dean, (540)868-7000, 800-906-5322, Fax: (540)868-7005, Web Site: http://www.lfcc.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $890.88 in-state; $3,955.68 out-of-state (Costs based on full-time enrollment, per semester=12 credits). Enrollment: men 1,080, women 3,031. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General (4 Sm); Administrative Assistant (4 Sm); Agribusiness (4 Sm); Business Administration (4 Sm); Civil Engineering Technology (4 Sm); Clerical, General (2 Sm); Computer Aided Drafting (4 Sm); Computer Information Science (4 Sm); Computer Technology (4 Sm); Dental Hygiene (5 Sm); Drafting Technology (3 Sm); Electronics Technology (4 Sm); Environmental Technology (4 Sm); Executive Assistant (4 Sm); Graphic Design (2 Sm); Horticulture (4 Sm); Information Systems (4 Sm); Management (4 Sm); Marketing (4 Sm); Mechanical Engineering (4 Sm); Microcomputers (4 Sm); Natural Resources Technology (4 Sm); Nursing, Practical (3 Sm); Nursing, R.N. (5 Sm); Pharmacy Technician (4 Sm); Plastics (4 Sm); Word Processing (4 Sm)

NASSAWADOX

Shore Memorial Hospital School of Practical Nursing Nassawadox, VA 23413. Nursing. Founded 1956. Contact: Sharon Angle, MSN, Director, (804)442-8771, Fax: (804)442-5236, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.shorehealthservices.org. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Year. Tuition: $900 residents; $1,800 nonresidents. Enrollment: Total 22. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Curriculum: Nursing, Practical (12 Mo)

NEW CHURCH

UNICO Correspondence School 32088 Chincoteague Rd., New Church, VA 23415-3817. Correspondence. Founded 1979. Contact: Charles Crippen, Jr., (757)824-3299, 800-722-0459. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $375. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Financial aid available.

NEWPORT NEWS

Academy of Modeling, Inc. 712 Mobjack Place, Newport News, VA 23606. Trade and Technical. Contact: Carol Souders, Director, (804)827-2179. Private. Coed. Curriculum: Modeling, Professional

Anthony's Barber - Styling College 121 Campbell Ln., Newport News, VA 23602. Barber. Founded 1946. Contact: I.Y. Anthony, (804)244-2311, Fax: (804)244-6649. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Hour. Tuition: $4,000. Enrollment: men 48, women 10. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Accreditation: NABS; ACCSCT. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Barbering (12 Mo); Hair Styling (18 Mo); Hair Styling, Advanced (24 Mo)

Apprentice School, Newport News Shipbuilding 4101 Washington Ave., Newport News, VA 23607. Trade and Technical. Founded 1919. Contact: James H. Hughes, (757)380-3809, Fax: (757)688-0305, Web Site: http://apprenticeschool.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Trisemester. Tuition: None required. Enrollment: men 520, women 80. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Air Conditioning & Heating (4 Yr); Electricity - Master Electrician (4 Yr); Machinist, Advanced (4 Yr); Machinist, General (4 Yr); Metallurgical Technology (4 Yr); Metal Trades Technology (4 Yr); Millwright (4 Yr); Moldmaking (4 Yr); Nondestructive Testing Technology (4 Yr); Painting, Decorating & Paper Hanging (4 Yr); Pipefitting (4 Yr); Sheet Metal (4 Yr); Ship Construction & Repairing (4 Yr); Welding Technology (4 Yr)

Kee Business College 803 Diligence Dr., Newport News, VA 23606. Business. Founded 1941. Contact: Lisa Scott, (757)873-1111, Fax: (757)873-0728, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.keecollege.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. out-of-state students not accepted. Housing not available. Tuition: Varies. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Accreditation: ACICS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Accounting, General; Business Administration (12 Mo); Data Entry; Data Processing (12 Mo); Medical Assistant (12 Mo); Secretarial, General; Secretarial, Legal; Secretarial, Medical

Madam Daniel's School of Beauty Culture 2901 Chestnut Ave., Newport News, VA 23607. Cosmetology. Founded 1958. Contact: Annie B. Daniels, (757)244-8731. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $4,000. Enrollment: men 2, women 18. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Accreditation: NACCAS. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Curriculum: Cosmetology

Medical Careers Institute 1001 Omni Blvd., Ste. 200, Newport News, VA 23606. Allied Medical. Founded 1978. Contact: Laura Egatz, (757)873-2423, 877-297-9470, Fax: (757)873-2472, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://medical.edu. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $11,850-$19,800. Enrollment: Total 350. Degrees awarded: Diploma, Associate. Accreditation: CAAHEP; NAACLS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Dental Assisting (10 Mo); Massage Therapy (11-14 Mo); Medical Assistant (10-14 Mo); Medical Office Management (10 Mo); Medical Transcription (10 Mo); Nursing, Practical (12 Mo)

Riverside Regional Convalescent Center 1000 Old Denbigh Blvd., Newport News, VA 23602. Trade and Technical. Contact: Edna Garcia, Dir., (757)875-2000, Web Site: http://www.riversideonline.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Hour. Tuition: $400. Enrollment: Total 20. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Financial aid not available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Nurses Aide

Tidewater Tech 616 Denbigh Blvd., Newport News, VA 23608. Trade and Technical. Contact: Zoe Thompson, Dir., (757)874-2121, Fax: (757)874-3857, Web Site: http://www.tidetech.com. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students not accepted. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $7,200-$8,200. Enrollment: Total 252. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Computer Operator (45 Wk); Computer Servicing - Theory & Systems (45 Wk); Dental Assisting (51 Wk); Medical Assistant (45 Wk)

TRC-Jan Mar Beauty Academy 7501 River Road Plaza Rd., Newport News, VA 23607. Cosmetology. Founded 1968. Contact: Brenda Spooner, Executive Director, (757)595-5509, (757)877-7878, Fax: (757)596-7575. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Term: Hour. Tuition: $5,245. Enrollment: Total 53. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Accreditation: NACCAS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Curriculum: Cosmetology (1500 Hr); Cosmetology Instructor (500 Hr); Hair Styling (1500 Hr)

NORFOLK

C. I. Travel School 870 N. Military Hwy., Norfolk, VA 23502-3638. Trade and Technical. Founded 1978. Contact: Tom Holmes, (757)892-3824, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.citravel.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Term: Other. Tuition: $1,795. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Financial aid not available. Placement service available. Curriculum: Travel Agents (21 Wk)

Central School of Practical Nursing 1330 N. Military Hwy., Norfolk, VA 23502. Nursing. Founded 1968. Contact: Debbie Fitzgerald, (757)892-3300, Fax: (757)892-3305, E-mail: [email protected] Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Other. Enrollment: Total 48. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Accreditation: NLNAC. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Nursing, Practical (18 Mo)

DePaul Medical Center School of Radiologic Technology 150 Kingsley Ln., Norfolk, VA 23505. Allied Medical. Founded 1952. Contact: Karen M. Miller, (804)489-5227. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Term: Semester. Tuition: $1,375. Enrollment: Total 15. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Accreditation: CAAHEP. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Curriculum: Radiologic Technology (24 Mo)

Jenkins' Barber College 1016 Wilson Rd., Norfolk, VA 23523. Barber. Founded 1954. Contact: M. B. Riddick, (757)545-9627. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Term: Other. Tuition: $1,478. Enrollment: men 16, women 2. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Curriculum: Barbering

Norfolk State University 2401 Corprew Ave., Norfolk, VA 23504. Other. Founded 1935. Contact: Dr. Maxine B. Allen, (757)823-2600. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. out-of-state students accepted. Housing available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $2,180. Enrollment: men 2,918, women 5,090. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate. Accreditation: CAAHEP; NASM; NCATE; NLNAC. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Auto Mechanics (2 Yr); Cabinet & Mill Work (2 Yr); Carpentry (2 Yr); Drafting & Design Technology (2 Yr); Drafting, Architectural (2 Yr); Electronics Technology (2 Yr); Industrial Technology (2 Yr); Machine Shop (2 Yr); Manufacturing Technology (2 Yr); Nursing, R.N. (2 Yr); Upholstering (2 Yr); Welding Technology (2 Yr)

Norfolk Technical-Vocational Center 1330 N. Military Hwy., Norfolk, VA 23502. Trade and Technical. Founded 1968. Contact: William Davis Jr., (757)892-3300, Fax: (757) 892-3305, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://ww2.nps.k12.va.us/education/dept/dept.php. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students not accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: None required. Enrollment: Total 900. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Accreditation: NLNAC. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Advertising (2 Yr); Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (2 Yr); Auto Body & Fender Repair (2 Yr); Auto Mechanics (2 Yr); Building Trades (1 Yr); Business Automation (1 Yr); Carpentry (2 Yr); Cashiering (6 Mo); Catering (2 Yr); Child Care & Guidance (2 Yr); Computer Business Systems Technology (1 Yr); Computer Information Science (1 Yr); Computer Networking (1 Yr); Cosmetology (2 Yr); Dental Assisting (2 Yr); Drafting Technology (2 Yr); Electricity - Master Electrician (2 Yr); Electro-Mechanical Technology (2 Yr); Electronics Technology (2 Yr); Fashion Design & Illustration (2 Yr); Food Service & Management (2 Yr); Horticulture (2 Yr); Interior Design (2 Yr); Medical Assistant (1 Yr); Nursing, Practical (1 Yr); Office Technology (1 Yr); Printing (2 Yr); Robotics (3 Yr); Safety Technology (2 Yr); Supermarket Management (6 Mo); Welding Technology (2 Yr)

Tidewater Community College, Portsmouth Campus 300 Gramby, Norfolk, VA 23510. Two-Year College. Founded 1968. Contact: Dr. Patsy Alexander, Dir. of Student Srvs., (757)822-1122, (757)822-1069, Fax: (757) 822-1247, Web Site: http://www.tcc.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Term: Semester. Tuition: $59.60 per credit hour (in-state). Enrollment: Total 34,000. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Diploma, Associate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General (2 Yr); Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (1 Yr); Art, Advertising - Commercial; Auto Engine Diagnosis (1 Yr); Automotive Systems; Automotive Technology (2 Yr); Business Administration (2 Yr); Clerical, General (2 Yr); Computer Information Science (2 Yr); Correctional Science; Data Processing; Drafting & Design Technology (2 Yr); Drafting Technology (2 Yr); Early Childhood Education (1 Yr); Early Childhood Specialist (2 Yr); Engineering (2 Yr); Fine Arts (2 Yr); Furniture Manufacturing; Graphic Arts (2 Yr); Industrial Management & Supervision (2 Yr); Machine Operator, General (1 Yr); Management (2 Yr); Merchandising (1 Yr); Nursing, R.N. (2 Yr); Office Technology (2 Yr); Purchasing (2 Yr); Real Estate, Basic; Welding Technology (1 Yr)

PETERSBURG

Petersburg City Vocational Department 35 Pine St., Petersburg, VA 23803. Trade and Technical. Founded 1942. Contact: Dr. Joy P. Goodrich, (804)861-4785, Fax: (804)861-4079. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: Varies. Enrollment: men 580, women 400. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid not available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General (36 Wk); Auto Mechanics; Building Trades; Business (36 Wk); Business Occupations (36 Wk); Child Care & Guidance; Computer Literacy (36 Wk); Data Entry (36 Wk); Data Processing (36 Wk); Data Processing - Business (36 Wk); Electrical Technology; Electronics Technology; Food Service & Management; Health Occupations; Marketing (36 Wk); Masonry; Office Technology (36 Wk); Stenography, General (36 Wk); Word Processing (36 Wk)

Southside Regional Medical Center 801 S. Adams St., Petersburg, VA 23803. Nursing, Other. Founded 1895. Contact: Tonia Little, Director of Admissions, (804)862-5800, Fax: (804)862-5937, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.srmconline.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: Varies. Enrollment: men 50, women 150. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Accreditation: NLNAC. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Nursing, R.N.; Radiologic Technology

PORTSMOUTH

Hicks Academy of Beauty Culture 904 Loudoun Ave., Portsmouth, VA 23707-3218. Cosmetology. Founded 1951. Contact: M. Hicks, (757)399-2400, Fax: (757)399-3523, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.hicksacademy.com/. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students not accepted. Housing not available. Term: Hour. Tuition: $10,650. Enrollment: men 6, women 45. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Accreditation: NACCAS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Cosmetology (15 Mo); Cosmetology - Administration, Management & Supervision; Cosmetology Instructor; Hair Styling; Makeup Facial Treatment; Manicurist; Shampoo Specialist; Skin Care; Wig Styling

Naval Regional Medical Center Portsmouth, VA 23708. Allied Medical. Contact: H. P. Mahin, Rear Adm., (804)397-6541, Fax: (757) 398-7552. Public. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students not accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Financial aid not available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Radiologic Technology

RICHLANDS

Southwest Virginia Community College Richlands, VA 24641. Two-Year College. Founded 1968. Contact: R. Moore, (703)964-2555, Fax: (940)964-7543. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $39.63 per credit. Enrollment: men 1,050, women 2,300. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General; Banking; Bookkeeping; Business Administration; Child Care & Guidance; Clerk, Typist; Data Processing; Drafting & Design Technology; Drafting Technology; Electrical Technology; Electronics Technology; Engineering; Engineering Technology; Food Service & Management; Inhalation Therapy Technology; Law Enforcement; Machine Tool & Die; Management; Mining Machinery Mechanics; Mining Technology; Music; Nursing, R.N.; Police Science; Radiologic Technology; Secretarial, General; Technician, Electronic Service; Welding Technology

RICHMOND

Aero Industries, Inc. Executive Terminal, 5690 Clarkson Rd., Richmond, VA 23250. Flight and Ground. Founded 1946. Contact: Bruce Hartwick, (804)222-7211, Fax: (804) 236-1670. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Accreditation: FAA. Financial aid not available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Aircraft Flight Instruction, Advanced Ground; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Airline Transport Pilot; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Basic Ground; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Commercial Flying; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Flight Instructor; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Flight Instructor Additional Rating; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Instrument Flying; Aircraft Flight Instruction, Primary Flying

BETA Tech 7914 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond, VA 23235-5230. Business, Trade and Technical. Founded 1992. Contact: Carolyn Lake, (804)330-0111, Fax: (804)330-3809, E-mail: [email protected] Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Other. Tuition: $8,820. Enrollment: Total 230. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Accreditation: ACCSCT. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Computer Networking (45 Wk); Computer Technology (45 Wk); Legal Assistant (45 Wk); Medical Assistant (45 Wk)

Braxton School of Business 4917 Augusta Ave., Richmond, VA 23230. Business. Founded 1971. Contact: Jeanette MacFarland, Director, (804)353-4458, Fax: (804)353-4459, E-mail: [email protected] Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Term: Quarter. Tuition: $7,900 per 9-month programs. Enrollment: men 25, women 75. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Accreditation: ACICS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Curriculum: Accounting, Automated (9 Mo); Secretarial, Administrative (9 Mo); Secretarial, Legal (9 Mo); Secretarial, Medical (9 Mo)

Bryant and Stratton College 8141 Hull St. Rd., Richmond, VA 23235-6411. Two-Year College. Founded 1854. Contact: Keith A. Collins, (804)745-2444, Fax: (804)745-6884, Web Site: http://www.bryantstratton.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Trisemester. Tuition: $1,984 per quarter. Enrollment: men 108, women 324. Degrees awarded: Associate. Accreditation: ACICS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, Automated (12 Mo); Accounting, General (18 Mo); Administrative Assistant (12 Mo); Aeronautics (12 Mo); Business (12 Mo); Business Management (18 Mo); Computer Information Science (18 Mo); Computer Science (18 Mo); Computer Science - Terminal Operation (12 Mo); Fashion Merchandising (18 Mo); Hospitality (18 Mo); Hotel & Restaurant Management (18 Mo); Legal Receptionist (18 Mo); Medical Assistant (18 Mo); Medical Office Management (18 Mo); Medical Receptionist (12 Mo); Travel Agents (12 Mo); Travel & Tourism (18 Mo)

Forest Hill Convalescent Center 4403 Forest Hill Ave., Richmond, VA 23225. Trade and Technical. Contact: Debbie Ford, Director of Education, (804)231-0231, Fax: (804)232-4215. Private. Coed. Curriculum: Geriatric Care; Nurse, Assistant

J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College Box 85622, Richmond, VA 23285-5622. Two-Year College. Founded 1972. (804)371-3000, (804)371-3029, Fax: (804)371-3386, Web Site: http://www.reynolds.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $70.75 per semester cr, resident=$2,123 for 2 sem; in-state $218.20 per sem cr=$6,546 2 sem, nonresident out of state. Enrollment: Total 11,132. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: NLNAC; SACS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General; Architectural Design Technology; Automotive Technology; Auto Trimmer & Glazier; Building Construction Technology; Business Administration; Carpentry; Civil Engineering Technology; Community Aid; Computer Aided Design; Computer Networking; Computer Programming; Computer Science; Criminal Justice; Culinary Arts; Dental Assisting; Dental Laboratory Technology; Diesel Technology; Drug & Alcohol Counseling; Early Childhood Education; Early Childhood Specialist; E-Commerce; Electrical Engineering Technology; Electronics & Computer Technology; Electronics Technology; Emergency Medical Technology; Engineering; Entrepreneurship; Fire Science; Floristry; Food Service & Management; Graphic Design; Heavy Equipment; Horse Management; Horticulture; Hospitality; Hotel & Motel Management; Industrial Design; Industrial Technology; Internet Technologies; Interior Decoration; Landscape Architecture; Landscaping; Language Arts; Legal Technology; Liberal Arts; Management Development; Manufacturing Technology; Marketing Management; Mathematics; Mechanics, Diesel; Medical Laboratory Technology; Medical Office Management; Medical Record Technology; Medical Technology; Medical Transcription; Merchandising, Retail; Microcomputers; Music; Nursing, Practical; Office Administration; Office Technology; Optical Technology; Optometric Assistant; Paralegal; Paramedic; Park & Turf Management; Pharmacy Technician; Photography; Real Estate, Basic; Respiratory Therapy; Sign Language Education; Social Services Aide; Surgical Technology; Surveying; Telecommunications Technology; Transportation Engineering Technology; Web Development; Welding Technology

Kidcare Training Academy 200 N 22nd St., Richmond, VA 23223-7020. Trade and Technical. Founded 1994. Contact: Cynthia W. Kern, (804)282-5993, 800-272-4949, Fax: (804)282-6076, Web Site: http://www.mcgcva.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: Varies by program. Enrollment: Total 20. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Early Childhood Education

Richmond Academy of Massage 2004 Bremo Rd., Ste. 102, Richmond, VA 23226. Allied Medical. Founded 1989. Contact: DC Ashburn, (804)282-5003, 800-306-8827, Fax: (804)288-7356. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Year. Tuition: $3,900. Enrollment: Total 20. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Massage Therapy (12 Mo)

Westminster-Canterbury Corporation 1600 Westbrook Ave., Richmond, VA 23227. Trade and Technical. Contact: Ann Archer, Director, (804)264-6235, (804)264-6205. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Financial aid not available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Geriatric Care; Nurses Aide

Westport Convalescent Center 7300 Forest Ave., Richmond, VA 23226. Trade and Technical. Contact: Rosa B. Bear, Director, (804) 288-3152, Fax: (804)285-9348. Private. Coed. Curriculum: Geriatric Care; Nurse, Assistant

ROANOKE

ATI Hollywood, The School of Hair Design 3535 Franklin Rd., SW, Unit D, Roanoke, VA 24014. Cosmetology. Founded 1957. Contact: Barbara Hensley, Recruiter, (540)343-0153, 888-735-8863, Fax: (540)982-0289, E-mail: [email protected] Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Hour. Tuition: $9,500-$12,660. Enrollment: Total 90. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Cosmetology (1500-2000)

Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, School of Practical Nursing Belleview at Jefferson, PO Box 13367, Roanoke, VA 24033-3367. Allied Medical. Founded 1957. Contact: C. Lyon, (540)981-7362, Fax: (540)981-8585, E-mail: nursing<ud>[email protected], Web Site: http://www.carilion.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing available. Term: Year. Tuition: $1,500 plus books and uniforms. Enrollment: Total 40. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Nursing, Practical (1 Yr)

Community Hospital of Roanoke Valley, College of Health Sciences PO Box 13186, Roanoke, VA 24031-3186. Allied Medical. Founded 1982. Contact: Howard Ballentine, (540)985-8483, 888-985-8483, Fax: (540)985-9773, E-mail: [email protected] Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $3,750 per semester; $250 per credit hour. Enrollment: men 167, women 530. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate. Accreditation: CAAHEP. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Athletic Trainer (4 Yr); Biomedical Technology (4 Yr); Emergency Medical Technology (2 Yr); Nursing, R.N. (2 Yr); Occupational Therapy (4 Yr); Occupational Therapy Assistant (2 Yr); Paramedic (2 Yr); Physical Therapy Aide (2 Yr); Physicians Assistant (4 Yr); Respiratory Therapy (2 Yr); Science (2 Yr); Surgical Technology (2 Yr)

SALEM

A. R. Burton Voc-Tech School 1760 Blvd., Salem, VA 24153. Trade and Technical. Contact: Sandra C. Woodford, (703)857-5002, Fax: (703)344-9769. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students not accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: Varies. Enrollment: men 180, women 150. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Diploma. Financial aid not available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration; Automotive Service; Carpentry; Child CareNanny; Commercial Art; Computer Information Science; Computer Servicing - Theory & Systems; Cosmetology; Desktop Publishing; Electricity, Industrial; Electricity - Master Electrician; Electronics Technology; Health Aide; Horticulture; Machine Shop; Maintenance, Electronic Computer; Masonry; Mechanics, Power Fluid; Microcomputers

National College of Business and Technology 1813 E. Main St., Salem, VA 24153. Other. Founded 1886. Contact: Lew Bishop, (540)986-1800, 800-664-1886, Fax: (540)444-4198, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.ncbt.edu. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing available. Term: Quarter. Tuition: $138 per credit hour. Enrollment: Total 550. Degrees awarded: Associate, Certificate, Diploma. Accreditation: AAMAE; ACICS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General; Business Administration; Business Management; Computer Operations; Data Processing; Emergency Medical Technology; Hospitality; Management; Medical Assistant; Medical Insurance Specialist; Medical Transcription; Office Administration; Paralegal; Pharmacy Technician; Secretarial, Administrative; Travel & Tourism

SALTVILLE

Southeast Academy PO Box MM Ball Park Ave., Saltville, VA 24370. Correspondence. Contact: J. Wayne Hammond, Director, (703) 496-7777. Private. Coed. Curriculum: Art; Mathematics; Physical Education

SOUTH BOSTON

Halifax School of Practical Nursing 2204 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592. Nursing. Founded 1958. Contact: Annie Lee M. Owen, (804)575-3100. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Tuition: $410. Enrollment: Total 15. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Financial aid available. Curriculum: Nursing, Practical

SPOTSYLVANIA

Fredericksburg Area School of Practical Nursing Spotsylvania Vocational Center, 6703 Smith Station Rd., Spotsylvania, VA 22553. Nursing. Founded 1956. Contact: Sandra Demotses, (703)898-2655, Fax: (703) 891-1784. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students not accepted. Housing not available. Term: Other. Tuition: Varies. Enrollment: men 4, women 41. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Nursing, Practical (20 Mo)

STAUNTON

Staunton School of Cosmetology 128 E. Beverly, Staunton, VA 24401. Cosmetology. Founded 1956. Contact: B. Traylor Bender, (703)885-0808, 800-296-5853. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Term: Year. Tuition: $7,500 plus books and registration. Enrollment: Total 27. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Accreditation: NACCAS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Curriculum: Cosmetology (1 Yr)

SUFFOLK

Suffolk Public Schools/Obici Hospital School of Practical Nursing 4169 Pruden Blvd., Suffolk, VA 23434. Nursing. Founded 1959. Contact: Dir. Gwen T. Sweat, R.N., B.S.N., M.S., (757)934-4826, 800-237-5788, Fax: (757)934-4835, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.obici.com/system/nurse<ud>ed.asp. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Term: Semester. Tuition: $1,500. Enrollment: Total 25. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Accreditation: NLNAC. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Nursing, Practical (12 Mo)

TAZEWELL

Tazewell County Career and Technical Center 114 Maplewood Ln., Tazewell, VA 24651. Trade and Technical. Founded 1967. Contact: Dr. Barry Yost, Principal, (276)988-2529, Fax: (276)988-5494. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Term: Semester. Tuition: None required. Enrollment: Total 450. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (1080 Hr); Auto Body & Fender Repair (1080 Hr); Auto Mechanics (1080 Hr); Automotive Service (1080 Hr); Building Maintenance (1080 Hr); Building Trades (1080 Hr); Carpentry (1080 Hr); Cosmetology (1080 Hr); Electrical Technology (1080 Hr); Heavy Equipment (1080 Hr); Machine Shop (1080 Hr); Masonry (1080 Hr); Nursing, Practical (1500 Hr); Sewing, Commercial (1080 Hr); Small Engine Repair (1080 Hr); Welding Technology (1080 Hr)

VIENNA

Washington Business School 1980 Gallows Rd., Vienna, VA 22182. Trade and Technical. Founded 1950. Contact: Katherine C. Embrey, (703)556-8888, Fax: (703)556-0953. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Quarter. Tuition: $8,480. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Diploma. Accreditation: ACICS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Computer Information Science (12 Mo); Microcomputers (10 Mo); Office Administration (10 Mo); Secretarial, Executive (10 Mo)

Yvonne de Vilar Scientific Skin Care, Aesthetic Salon & School 305-D Maple Ave., W., Vienna, VA 22180. Other. Founded 1979. Contact: Nell Strecker, Director, (703)281-2070, (703)281-2071, Fax: (703)281-2083, E-mail: [email protected] Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing available. Term: Hour. Tuition: $8,800. Enrollment: Total 48. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Makeup Facial Treatment (88 Hr); Skin Care (350-600 Hr)

VIRGINIA BEACH

Advanced Fuller School of Massage Therapy, Aromatherapy, and Reflexology 195 S. Rosemont, Ste. 105, Virginia Beach, VA 23452. Trade and Technical. Founded 1983. Contact: Nancy Bender, (757)340-7132, (757) 340-3080, Fax: (757)486-2192, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.advancedfullerschool.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $1,800 Level I, $1,800 Level II. Enrollment: men 30, women 50. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Diploma. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Aroma Therapy (250 Hr); Massage Therapy (600 Hr)

Advanced Technology Institute 5700 Southern Blvd., No. 100, Virginia Beach, VA 23462. Trade and Technical. Founded 1993. Contact: William M. Tomlin, Dir., (757)490-1241, 800-468-1093, Fax: (757)499-5929, Web Site: http://www.aticareers.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Term: Semester. Tuition: Varies. Enrollment: men 199, women 10. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Diploma. Accreditation: ACCSCT. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Air Conditioning & Heating; Automotive Technology; Heavy Equipment; Tractor Trailer Operators Training

Americas Computer Training Source 3333 Virginia Beach Blvd., Ste. 28, Virginia Beach, VA 23452-5619. Trade and Technical. Founded 1996. Contact: Carol Kiefner, (757) 340-1111, Fax: (757)486-1520. Private. Women. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Computer Operations

Aviation Institute of Maintenance 1492 Miller Store Rd., Virginia Beach, VA 23455. Trade and Technical. Founded 1991. Contact: Michael Huffman, (757)363-2121, 888-FIXJETS, Fax: (757)363-2044, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://aviationinstitutes.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $26,880. Enrollment: Total 240. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate. Accreditation: FAA; ACCSCT. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Aviation Maintenance Technology (18 Mo)

Barmasters of Virginia Beach 1141 Independence Blvd., Virginia Beach, VA 23455. Trade and Technical. Founded 1992. Contact: Dennis R. McCloskey, (757)464-0500, (757) 721-7439, Web Site: http://virginiabartending.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Week. Tuition: $495. Enrollment: men 101, women 49. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Financial aid not available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Bartending (40 Hr)

Bryant and Stratton College 301 Centre Pointe Dr., Virginia Beach, VA 23462. Two-Year College. Founded 1966. Contact: Greg Smith, (757)499-7900, Fax: (757)499-9977, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://bryantstratton.edu. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Trisemester. Tuition: Varies. Enrollment: men 81, women 336. Degrees awarded: Associate. Accreditation: CAAHEP. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General (2 Yr); Administrative Assistant; Business Management (2 Yr); Computer Technology (2 Yr); Information Sciences Technology (2 Yr); Management (2 Yr); Medical Assistant (2 Yr); Paralegal

Cayce/Reilly School of Massotherapy 215 67th St., Virginia Beach, VA 23451. Trade and Technical. Founded 1987. Contact: Colleen Temple, (757)437-7202, Fax: (757)428-0398, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.edgarcayce.org. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $5,000-$6,020. Enrollment: Total 100. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Massage Therapy (600-1000 H)

Computer Dynamics Institute, Inc. PO Box 951, Virginia Beach, VA 23462. Trade and Technical. Founded 1989. Contact: Wayne Mullis, President, (757)499-4900, Fax: (757) 499-2281. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $10,400-$16,000. Enrollment: Total 327. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Computer Networking (14 Mo); Computer Repair (14 Mo); Dental Assisting (1 Yr); Medical Transcription (12 Mo); Nurse, Assistant (15 Wk); Nursing, Practical (15-21 Mo); Secretarial, Medical (12 Mo)

Cooper Career Institute 129 N. Witchduck Rd., Virginia Beach, VA 23462. Business, Trade and Technical. Founded 1987. Contact: Tammy Bennington, (757)519-9500, 888-643-9500, Fax: (757)519-9264, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.coopercareer.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $5,000-$7,900. Enrollment: Total 150. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Accreditation: ACICS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available.

ECPI College of Technology 5555 Greenwich Rd., Virginia Beach, VA 23462. Two-Year College. Founded 1966. Contact: Ronald J. Ballance, (757)671-7171, 800-486-1200, Fax: (757)671-8661, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://ecpi.edu. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing available. Term: Semester. Tuition: Varies by program. Enrollment: men 400, women 400. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, Automated; Biomedical Technology; Business Administration; Computer Electro-Mechanics; Computer Networking; Computer Programming; Computer Science; Computer Technology; Data Processing; Information Systems; Medical Assistant; Medical Office Management; Office Technology; Secretarial, Medical; Telecommunications Technology; Web Development; Word Processing

Glamour Modeling and Talent 1115 Independence Blvd., Ste.s 110-111, Virginia Beach, VA 23455. Other. Contact: Norma Fox, (804)363-8844. Private. Coed. Curriculum: Modeling & Personal Improvement

Indian River Beauty Academy 6528 E. Indian River Rd., Virginia Beach, VA 23464. Cosmetology. Founded 1968. Contact: Hyun Soon Jarrett, (757)420-1645, Fax: (757)420-7850. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Year. Tuition: $4,500. Enrollment: men 2, women 20. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Accreditation: NACCAS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Cosmetology (1500 Hr)

Tidewater Community College, Virginia Beach Campus 1700 College Crescent, Virginia Beach, VA 23456. Two-Year College. Founded 1968. (757)822-7100. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Term: Semester. Tuition: Varies. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate. Accreditation: CAAHEP. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General; Advertising; Air Conditioning & Refrigeration; Banking & Finance; Bookkeeping; Business Administration; Career Development; Clerical, General; Correctional Science; Culinary Arts; Data Processing; Dietician Training (1 Yr); Drafting & Design Technology; Drafting Technology; Early Childhood Specialist; Electronics Technology; Emergency Medical Technology (2 Yr); Engineering; Fine Arts; Fire Science; Food Service & Management; Geriatric Care (1 Yr); Health Technology; Hotel & Motel Management; Hotel & Restaurant Management; Industrial Engineering Technology; Industrial Management & Supervision; Law Enforcement; Legal Assistant; Management; Media Technology; Medical Record Technology; Merchandising; Office Technology (2 Yr); Photography; Physical Therapy Aide; Radio & Television (2 Yr); Radio Electronics; Radiologic Technology; Real Estate, Basic; Recreation Leadership; Respiratory Therapy

Virginia Beach Beauty and Barber Academy 4392 Holland Rd., Ste. 109, Virginia Beach, VA 23452-1151. Cosmetology, Barber. Founded 1979. Contact: Jacqueline Rosendahl, (804)463-4730, Fax: (804)463-4731. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Hour. Tuition: $4,500 includes kit and books. Enrollment: men 40, women 25. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid not available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Barbering (1500 Hr); Cosmetology (1500 Hr)

Virginia Beach School of Electrolysis 1232 Bells Rd., Virginia Beach, VA 23454. Cosmetology. Contact: Joann Collins, Director, (804) 422-2926. Private. Coed. Curriculum: Electrology

Virginia School of Technology/Travel Innovators Dept. 100 Constitution Dr., Virginia Beach, VA 23462. Trade and Technical. Founded 1986. Contact: Randall Dubois, (757) 499-7522, (757)499-5447, Fax: (757)473-5735, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.vaschooloftech.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Other. Tuition: $2,800-$4,800. Enrollment: men 25, women 125. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Accreditation: ACICS. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Airline & Travel Careers; Flight Attendant; Travel Agents; Travel & Tourism

WARSAW

Rappahannock Community College, North Campus 52 Campus, Warsaw, VA 22572. Two-Year College. Founded 1971. Contact: MARIE MARSDEN, Counselor, (804)758-6705, 800-836-9379, Fax: (804)758-3276, Web Site: http://www.rcc.vccs.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Term: Semester. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate. Curriculum: Automotive Technology; Business Administration; Business Management; Data Processing - Programming Operations; Drafting & Design Technology; Drafting Technology; Electrical Engineering Technology; Electronics Technology; Law Enforcement; Nursing, Practical; Nursing, R.N.; Office Technology

WEST POINT

Parent-Child Development Center PO Box 30, West Point, VA 23181. Other. Founded 1971. Contact: Patricia B. Carlton, (804)843-2289, (804)843-2295, 800-241-6143, Fax: (804)843-2308. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students not accepted. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: None. Enrollment: Total 50. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Child Care & Guidance (30 Wk); High School Diploma (30 Wk)

WEYERS CAVE

Blue Ridge Community College PO Box 80, Weyers Cave, VA 24486. Two-Year College. Founded 1967. Contact: Robin Anderson, (540)234-9261, 888-750-2722, Fax: (540)234-8189, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.br.vccs.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Term: Semester. Tuition: $1,792 resident; $6,216 out-of-state. Enrollment: men 1,550, women 2,127. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: NLNAC. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General (2 Yr); Animal Science, General (2 Yr); Art (2 Yr); Automotive Service (2 Yr); Business Management (2 Yr); Computer Technology (2 Yr); Criminal Justice (2 Yr); Electronics Technology (2 Yr); Information Sciences Technology (2 Yr); Mechanical Engineering (2 Yr); Mental Health Technology (2 Yr); Nursing, R.N. (2 Yr); Technological Studies (2 Yr)

WILLIAMSBURG

Williamsburg-James City County Schools Lafayette High School, 4460 Longhill Rd., Williamsburg, VA 23188. Trade and Technical. Founded 1974. Contact: A. Parker Land, (757)565-0373, Fax: (757)565-4268. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Term: Semester. Tuition: Varies. Enrollment: women 20, Total 20. Degrees awarded: Diploma. Placement service available. Curriculum: Nursing, Practical (18 Mo)

WINCHESTER

Winchester Medical Center PO Box 3340, Winchester, VA 22604. Allied Medical. Founded 1901. Contact: Leslie Kelly, Employment Coordinator, (540)536-8000, Fax: (540) 536-5320, Web Site: http://valleyhealthlink.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Varies with Program. Tuition: $6,000 for Radiologic Technology Program. Enrollment: Total 38. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Accreditation: JRCRTE; CAAHEP. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Electro-Encephalograph Technology (18 Mo); Radiologic Technology (24 Mo)

WOODBRIDGE

Piedmont School of Professional Massage 12712 Directors Loop, Woodbridge, VA 22192. Trade and Technical. Founded 1995. Contact: Jim Weiler, (703)492-2024, (703) 497-4437, Fax: (703)492-7226, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.pspmassage.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma required. Out-of-state students not accepted. Housing not available. Term: Other. Tuition: $5,000 (Books and supply costs are not included). Enrollment: Total 36. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Massage Therapy (530 Hr)

WYTHEVILLE

Alliance Tractor Trailer Training Center PO Box 804, Wytheville, VA 24382. Trade and Technical. Founded 1981. Contact: Larry Chapman, (540)228-6101, 800-932-7502, Fax: (540)228-8926, Web Site: http://www.alliancetractortrailer.com. Private. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Week. Tuition: Varies. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid not available. Placement service available. Handicapped facilities not available. Curriculum: Truck Driving

Wythe County Vocational Center 1500 W. Spiller St., Wytheville, VA 24382. Trade and Technical. Contact: Ernestine W. Dalton, President, (703)228-5481. Public. Coed. Term: Year. Degrees awarded: Certificate. Curriculum: Auto Mechanics (2 Yr); Business (2 Yr); Cabinet & Mill Work (2 Yr); Carpentry (2 Yr); Child Care & Guidance (2 Yr); Clerk, Typist (2 Yr); Cosmetology (2 Yr); Drafting Technology (2 Yr); Electrical Technology (2 Yr); Electronics Technology (2 Yr); Food Preparation & Service (2 Yr); Horticulture (2 Yr); Machine Shop (2 Yr); Maintenance Technology (2 Yr); Masonry (2 Yr)

Wytheville Community College 1000 E. Main St., Wytheville, VA 24382. Two-Year College. Founded 1963. Contact: Phyllis C. Ashworth, (276)223-4768, 800-468-1195, Fax: (276)223-4770, E-mail: [email protected], Web Site: http://www.wcc.vccs.edu. Public. Coed. HS diploma not required. Out-of-state students accepted. Housing not available. Term: Semester. Tuition: $1,778. Enrollment: men 1,238, women 2,100. Degrees awarded: Certificate, Associate, Diploma. Accreditation: ADA; APTA; CAAHEP; NAACLS; NLNAC. Approved: Vet. Admin. Financial aid available. Placement service not available. Handicapped facilities available. Curriculum: Accounting, General (2 Yr); Administrative Assistant (2 Yr); Clerical, General (1 Yr); Clerical, Medical (1 Yr); Computer Aided Drafting (2 Yr); Computer Information Science (2 Yr); Correctional Science (2 Yr); Dental Assisting (1 Yr); Dental Hygiene (2 Yr); Electronics Technology (2 Yr); Law Enforcement (1 Yr); Machine Operator, General (1 Yr); Machine Technology (2 Yr); Management (2 Yr); Medical Laboratory Technology (2 Yr); Microcomputers (1 Yr); Nursing, Practical (1 Yr); Nursing, R.N. (2 Yr); Physical Therapy Aide (2 Yr); Police Science (2 Yr)

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