Adult Education

Overview | Application | Current Students  | ESL | SAIL | TABE (Nurse Aid) | Contact Adult Ed


Adult Basic Education courses at Victoria College cover basic academic subjects to help adult students improve their skills in preparation to take the GED and reach a college ready level. Obtaining a GED and enhancing basic skills help ensure working adults are able to remain in the workforce and improve individual earning potential. There is a distance learning option which allows students to complete coursework using the Internet from home on their own time or working out of paper-based products.

Services are also offered at satellite locations, including Cuero, Edna, Ganado, Goliad, Gonzales, Hallettsville, Port Lavaca, Yoakum and Yorktown.

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VC is currently taking interest forms for the new school year. Students can submit the Student Interest Form electronically or stop by the Adult Education Office to fill out a paper copy. Students under the age of 19 must stop by the Adult Education Office for additional paperwork and parental permission.  

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If you have completed an information session, testing, and advising since July 2016, and would like to register for classes, please contact an Adult Education advisor. If you have not, please submit a Student Interest Form located above in the Application Section. 

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English as a Second Language (ESL)

English as a Second Language (ESL) courses are available for non-native speakers who need to become proficient enough in English to pass state and citizenship exams and continue on with their education. The ESL program is offered throughout the year with multi-level class options. After applying for program entry, students will need to be assessed with the TABE Complete Language Assessment System-English (TABE Clas-E) to determine eligibility, skill level, and placement in classes. Classes include instruction to improve oral and reading comprehension and communicating through speaking and writing.

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SAIL Program

The center also offers the pdf SAIL Program which combines adult basic education with skills training in:


For more about Adult Basic Education and English as a Second Language courses, contact the Adult Education Center.

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TABE Assessment and Computer Skills Exam for Allied Health

No registration is needed to complete the TABE assessment for all Allied Health programs. This exam is given on Wednesdays at 9:00 am and 6:00 pm at the Victoria College Continuing Education Building, Room 107 or by special appointment. Please call if you live outside of Victoria to arrange and exam. Refresher courses are offered as well as financial assistance. If you have more questions about these assessments, please call 361.573.7323 or email

Contact Adult Education

Phone: (361) 573-7323                Fax: (361) 582-4348

Office Hours Fall/Spring
Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m. to noon | 1 to 5 p.m. | 6 to 9:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to noon | 1 to 5 p.m.

Office Hours Summer
Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m. to noon | 1 to 7:30 p.m.
Closed on Fridays

Physical Location:
Continuing Education Center, first floor
#14 on VC's pdf Campus Map

Mailing Address:
Victoria College
Adult Education
2200 E. Red River Street
Victoria, TX 77901

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