Valley College-Beckley

120 New River Town Center
Beckley, WV 25801
Tel: (304)252-9547
234 students
Private for-profit
Valley College of Technology is a West Virginia Corporation first established in 1979 by Control Data Corporation. The Martinsburg and Beckley campuses were founded in 1983, and the Princeton campus in 1986. Our objectives are to provide quality training, utilize the latest technology, provide career-oriented programs, meet the educational needs of the community, meet the professional needs of the community, to help you succeed.
School Highlights:
Valley College-Beckley serves 234 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 78:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 8%.
Valley College-Beckley is one of 2 community colleges within Raleigh County, WV.
The nearest community college is New River Community and Technical College (2.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 3 teachers has declined by 62% over five years.
Valley College-Beckley 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
Total Faculty 3 staff
59 staff
Valley College-Beckley Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 234 teachers has grown by 116% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 78:1 has increased from 9:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 162% over five years.
Total Enrollment
234 students
1,282 students
Valley College-Beckley Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 78:1
22:1
Valley College-Beckley student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
234 students
810 students
Valley College-Beckley Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Valley College-Beckley Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Valley College-Beckley Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
19%
12%
Valley College-Beckley Black (2006-2013)
% White
77%
57%
Valley College-Beckley White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races"
1% 2%
Valley College-Beckley 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. 0.42 0.53
Valley College-Beckley Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $14,258 is more than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 50% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $14,258 is more than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 50% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $14,258 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,258 $10,294
Valley College-Beckley Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 95%
89%
Valley College-Beckley % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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