Wytheville Community College

1000 E Main Street
Wytheville, VA 24382-3308
Tel: (276)223-4700
3,986 students
Public institution

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School Highlights:
Wytheville Community College serves 3,986 students (35% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 40%.
Wytheville Community College is the only community colleges within Wythe County, VA.
The nearest community college is New River Community College (23.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Wytheville Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 3,986 teachers has grown by 24% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 45:1 has increased from 42:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 70% over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,986 students
1,388 students
Wytheville Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,410 students
836 students
Wytheville Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 2,576 students
1,036 students
Wytheville Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Wytheville Community College sch enrollment Wytheville Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
Wytheville Community College Asian (2007-2012)
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
Wytheville Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
Wytheville Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
Wytheville Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
Wytheville Community College More (2010-2011)
Wytheville Community College sch ethnicity Wytheville Community College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.17 0.44
Wytheville Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,810 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 35% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,573 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,810 $5,890
Wytheville Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,573 $10,047
Wytheville Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

In 1962, a steering committee composed of area citizens was organized to obtain support for a college in Wytheville. After approval by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia and the General Assembly, the Wythe County-owned Simmerman Building was chosen as the first site of the college. Wytheville Community College welcomed its first students in September, 1963, as a two-year branch of Virginia Polytechnic Institute. During its first year of operation, the college enrolled 107 students and employed five full-time faculty members. Wytheville Community College commits to a student-centered environment by providing programs and courses in occupational-technical education, college transfer education, general education, developmental education, distance education, continuing education, and workforce development. Wytheville Community College is approved by the State Board for Community Colleges and by the Virginia Community College System. The associate degree curricula of the college have also been approved by the State Council of Higher Education. Wytheville Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate degree.

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Did You Know?
For Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,802 per year for in-state students and $10,450 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,075 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 75%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Virginia community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.59, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Virginia is Northern Virginia Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.