West Virginia Business College-Wheeling

Tel:
91 students
Private for-profit
West Virginia Business College, Inc. is a private co-educational institution incorporated under the laws of the state of West Virginia.
School Highlights:
West Virginia Business College-Wheeling serves 91 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 8%.
West Virginia Business College-Wheeling is one of 2 community colleges within Ohio County, WV.
The nearest community college is West Virginia Northern Community College (0.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
West Virginia Business College-Wheeling Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 91 teachers has grown by 102% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of -:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.16 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 84% over five years.
Total Enrollment
91 students
1,287 students
West Virginia Business College-Wheeling Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
91 students
832 students
West Virginia Business College-Wheeling Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
West Virginia Business College-Wheeling sch enrollment West Virginia Business College-Wheeling sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
- 7%
% Black
9%
12%
West Virginia Business College-Wheeling Black (2006-2012)
% White
91%
66%
West Virginia Business College-Wheeling White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
West Virginia Business College-Wheeling sch ethnicity West Virginia Business College-Wheeling 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. 0.16 0.45
West Virginia Business College-Wheeling Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $9,150 is more than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,150 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $9,150 $5,845
West Virginia Business College-Wheeling In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,150 $10,047
West Virginia Business College-Wheeling Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

West Virginia Business College a long established private institution founded in 1881, nationally accredited and locally owned. WVBC is a co-educational institution offering diploma and specialized associate degree programs. The Wheeling Campus, at 1052 Main Street, is conveniently located in regard to restaurants, parking facilities and public transportation. WVBC occupies a modern 11,000 square feet, multi-level building to meet the needs of the student body. A branch campus is located in Nutter Fort, WV to serve central WV. West Virginia Business College offers a variety of programs ranging in length from nine months to eighteen months. Diploma Programs are offered in Business Management/Accounting Program, Secretarial Sciences/ Executive Secretary, Secretarial Sciences/ Legal Secretary, Secretarial Sciences/ Medical Secretary, Computer Applications/ Accounting and Computer Applications/ Secretarial. Specialized Associate Programs includes Office Administration/Executive Secretary, Office Administration/Medical Assistant, Office Administration/Medical Secretary. West Virginia Business College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award Diplomas and Specialized Associates Degrees.

Nearby Schools:

Recent Articles
5 Support Services to Boost Your Community College Success
5 Support Services to Boost Your Community College Success
College can be a difficult transition for many students. To help address students’ academic needs, many community colleges have started support services programs. Learn about some of these common programs and how they can help you be successful in school.
Second Rate? Community Colleges Fight Stereotypes
Many common myths about community colleges exist, but as they continue to diversify and offer cutting-edge programming, two-year institutions are fighting back against these long-held stereotypes.
California Virtual Community College System Increases Choices, Transfers
The Online Education Initiative will greatly expand course offerings for community college students, while making the transfer process between institutions much more smooth. The Initiative has its critics, however, who decry the loss of local control over education.
Did You Know?
For West Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,770 per year for in-state students and $6,800 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $10,815 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

West 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 0.15, which is lower than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Valley College-Beckley. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.