Established in 1983, Virginia College is a private college with several branches across southern United States. Virginia College-Knoxville was opened in 2012, in Knoxville, Tennessee. The school offers associate and diploma degrees in popular and emerging areas in the fields of business, IT, Cosmetology, and healthcare. The programs at Virginia College are career oriented, and as such, provide students with hands-on practical knowledge in addition to theoretical understanding, that they would require in order to succeed in the increasingly competitive job market. The school is known for its small class sizes that ensures increased and enhanced class participation and interaction. They also have flexible class schedules – day, night, and online classes, for those who might have other commitments. Further, graduates of Virginia College receive career assistance, and post graduation services remain available even a number of years after leaving the school.