Institutional Research

College & Regional Data

Dr. Ed Smith, Institutional Research & Assessment

Tazewell Hall, Room T-340

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Chapter 1: Regional Demographics

Table1.1 Population Changes

Table1.1A Population Changes by Category

Table1.2 Median Age

Table1.2A Median Age Chart


Table 1.3 Ethnic Population

Table 1.4 Regional Demographics

Table 1.4A Median Income

Table 1.5 Annual Unemployment Rate

Table 1.5A Unemployment Trends

Table 1.6 SW VA Town Graphs

Table 1.7 Four Co Educational Attainment

Table 1.8 Buchanan County Top50 Employers

Table 1.9 Dickenson Co Top 50 Employers

Table 1.10 Russell Co Top 50 Employers

Table 1.11 Tazewell Co Top 50 Employers

Table 1.11A Four County Top 50 Employers

Table 1.12 Annual Wages By Employer Type Buchanan & Dickenson Counties

Table 1.13 Annual Wages By Employer Type Russell & Tazewell Counties

Table 1.14 Annual Wages By Employer Type Cumberland Plateau & Virginia

Table 1.15 Wages in Important Sectors

Table 1.15A Veterans Data

Table 1.16 Employment by Sector

Table 1.17 Annual Employment by Employer Type in Russell & Tazewell

Table 1.17A Annual Employment by Employer Type Buchanan & Dickenson

Table 1.18 Annual Employment by Employer Type in Cumberland Plateau & Virginia

Table 1.19 Employment in Major Sectors

Table 1.20 Annual Employment Comparison by Sector

Table 1.21 Poverty Status

Table 1.22 Employment and Educational Attainment

Table 1.23 Buchanan Co Business Patterns

Table 1.24 Dickenson Co Business Patterns

Table 1.25 Russell Co Business Patterns

Table 1.26 Tazewell County Business Patterns

Chapter 2: Education Data

Table 2.1 Buchanan County School Data

Table 2.2 Dickenson County School Data

Table 2. 3 Russell County School Data

Table 2.4 Tazewell County School Data

Table 2.5 Counties Buchanan College Choice

Table 2.6 Counties Dickenson College Choice

Table 2.7 Counties Rev Russell College Choice

Table 2.8 Counties Rev Tazewell College Choice

Table 2.9 Counties Rev Total College Choice

Table 2.10 College Choices 7 yrs with chart

Table 2.10A Four County Higher Ed Enrolls

Table 2.11 College Choice Type Chart

Table 2.12 Buchanan County Financial Aid Chart

Table 2.13 Dickenson County Financial Aid Chart

Table 2.14 Russell County Financial Aid Chart

Table 2.15 Tazewell County Financial Aid Chart

Table 2.16 All Student Financial Aid Data

Table 2.17 Participation Rate

Table 2.18 Gender Juris Gender

Table 2.19 Race Juris Chart

Table 2.19A Gender Race Charts

Table 2.20 FTE HC Since 94-95

Table 2.21 High School Graduates at SWCC

Table 2.21A Charts on High School Graduates at SWCC

Table 2.21B High School Graduates of SWCC by High School – Major

Table 2.22 Annual FT / PT

Table 2.23 FTES by Program

Table 2.24 FTES by Award Type

Table 2.25 ANN GEN CSC Headcount

Table 2.25A Unduplicated Annual HC Graph

Table 2.25B Annual Headcount by Award Graph

Table 2.25C Annual Headcount

Table 2.26 Annual Program Headcount FT-PT

Table 2.26A Summer 2016

Table 2.26B VCCS Annual HC/FTE 1415-1516

Table 2.26C CSC Awards

Table 2.27 IPEDS Feedback 2015

Table 2.28 Annual Student Profile

Table 2.29 Annual Charts

Table 2.30 Awards M-F

Table 2.30A_Awards Graph

Table 2.31 Grads Ethnic Chart

Table 2.31A Grads by Award Type

Table 2.32 Fall On-Campus Distance

Table 2.33 Fall Classes Off

Table 2.34 Fall Delivery Type

Table 2.35 SW Summer Charts

Table 2.36 Fall Spring Retention by Award

Table 2.37 Fall to Fall Retention

Table 2.38 VCCS Developmental

Table 2.39 VCCS Distance Learning

Table 2.40 SWCC Dual Enrollment

Table 2.41 Fall 12 SWCC Grads Senior Inst.

Chapter 3: Assessment Measures

2008-2009 Assessment Report

2008-2009 Closing the Loop First Year Follow-Up

2008-2009 Closing Loop Second Year 2010-2011

2009-2010 Assessment

2009- 2010 Closing Loop 1st Year

2010-2011 Assessment Report

2011-2013 Assessment Report

2014-15 Administrative Unit Assessment Report

2015-16 Administrative Unit Assessment Report

2014- 2015 Academic Programs Assessment Report

2014-2015 Academic Programs Assessment Rept Appendix II

Academic Unit Assessment Analysis

Administrative Unit Assessment Analysis

Southwest Virginia Community College IE Document

Student Achievement Data

2015-16 Administrative Unit Assessment ReportA

2016-17 Admin Unit Assess Acad Student Ser Final

2016-17 Admin Unit Assess Adm Finance Final

Additional Information:

Additional data may be obtained on the VCCS Institutional Research website.

The State Council on Higher Education in Virginia has data on the colleges and universities in the Commonwealth.

Some Useful Sites:

US Census Department   

US DOE Research & Stat

IPEDS Data Center           

ONET On Line                   

VCCS Impact                      

SCHEV Data                       

SWCC Profile SCHEV Link

VEC Labor Information    

SNAP Participation Reports

VA Dept. of Health Statistics


College Measures                

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