West Virginia Business College-Wheeling

Tel: (304)232-0361
90 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 90 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black), which is less 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

West Virginia Business College-Wheeling Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 5 staff 59 staff

Student Body

The student population of 90 teachers has grown by 100% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from :1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.16 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 84% over five years.
Total Enrollment
90 students
1,282 students
West Virginia Business College-Wheeling Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 22:1
# Full-Time Students
90 students
810 students
West Virginia Business College-Wheeling Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
West Virginia Business College-Wheeling Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Black
2%
12%
West Virginia Business College-Wheeling Black (2006-2013)
% White
98%
57%
West Virginia Business College-Wheeling White (2006-2013)
West Virginia Business College-Wheeling Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.53
West Virginia Business College-Wheeling Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $9,700 is more than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,700 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $9,700 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,700 $10,294
West Virginia Business College-Wheeling Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
89%
West Virginia Business College-Wheeling % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (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.

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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 0.53. The most diverse community college in West Virginia is Valley College-Beckley. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.