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 (23.1 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 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 70% over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,986 students
1,272 students
# Full-Time Students
1,410 students
827 students
# Part-Time Students 2,576 students
1,016 students
% American Indian/Alaskan -
1%
% Asian 1%
2%
% Hawaiian 2%
1%
% Hispanic 2%
7%
% Black 4%
12%
% White 91%
66%
% Two or more races -
2%
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
0.45

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,810 is less than the state average of $6,030. 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 $10,175. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,810 $6,030
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,573 $10,175
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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