West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown

Tel: (304)296-8282
291 students
Public institution
Founded in 1922, WVJC is located in Morgantown, WV, just a minute’s walk from the West Virginia University campus. We are a small college in a large university community. Our goal is to provide you with the skills you need to begin your career in a short period of time. Through career-focused classes and hands-on training, you can earn an associate degree in months not years.
School Highlights:
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown serves 291 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 49:1 is higher than the community college average of 41:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 8%.
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown is the only community colleges within Monongalia County, WV.
The nearest community college is Pierpont Community and Technical College (15.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate/Associates 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 291 teachers has grown by 87% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 109:1 has increased from 78:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
291 students
1,303 students
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
Student : Teacher Ratio 109:1
41:1
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown student staff (2007-2011)
# Full-Time Students
291 students
832 students
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown sch enrollment West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
-
2%
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown Asian (2008-2011)
% Hawaiian
-
1%
% Hispanic
-
7%
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown Hispanic (2007-2010)
% Black
11%
11%
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown Black (2006-2012)
% White
89%
66%
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
-
2%
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown More (2008-2010)
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown sch ethnicity West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown 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. 0.20 0.44
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $13,152 is more than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $13,152 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $13,152 $5,845
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,152 $10,047
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

WVJC's programs are designed to help you finish with a first-rate education, all while keeping the needs of potential employers in mind. The skills you'll learn at WVJC are the skills you'll need to succeed in your career. The college offers programs in Business, Health Care, Technology and Legal field. Along with academic credentials and certifications, our faculty brings industry knowledge to the classroom, helping students understand both theory and real-world reality. WVJC is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) and award diplomas and academic associate degrees. The school is also approved for the training of veterans.

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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 0.44. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Valley College-Beckley. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.