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:
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Valley College-Beckley serves 234 students (100.00% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 78:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 14%.
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Valley College-Beckley is one of 2 community colleges within Raleigh County, WV.
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The nearest community college is New River Community and Technical College (2.12 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
61 staff
Valley College-Beckley Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 234 teachers has grown by 325% 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 180% over five years.
Total Enrollment 234 students 1,294 students
Valley College-Beckley Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 78:1
21:1
Valley College-Beckley Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 234 students
822 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 $5,660. 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 $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 50% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $14,258 $5,694
Valley College-Beckley In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,258 $10,252
Valley College-Beckley Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 95%
89%
Valley College-Beckley % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For West Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,559 per year for in-state students and $7,898 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,386 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 0.25, which is lower than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in West Virginia is Valley College-Beckley. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.