Valley College-Beckley

120 New River Town Center
Beckley, WV 25801
Tel: (304)252-9547
331 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 331 students (100% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 13%.
Valley College-Beckley is one of 2 community colleges within Raleigh County, WV.
The nearest community college is New River Community and Technical College (2.10 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 4 teachers has declined by 33% over five years.
College 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 4 staff
62 staff
Valley College-Beckley Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 331 has grown by 335% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 39% over five years.
Total Enrollment 331 students 1,371 students
Valley College-Beckley Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 331 students
779 students
Valley College-Beckley Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
Valley College-Beckley Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
5%
% Hispanic
2%
20%
Valley College-Beckley Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
16%
15%
Valley College-Beckley Black (2006-2014)
% White
81%
49%
Valley College-Beckley White (2006-2014)
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. 0.32 0.70
Valley College-Beckley Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $15,209 is more than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 60% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $15,209 is more than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 60% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $15,209 $5,664
Valley College-Beckley In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,209 $10,360
Valley College-Beckley Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 99%
90%
Valley College-Beckley % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

Did You Know?
For West Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,232 per year for in-state students and $7,933 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,896 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 0.24, which is lower than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in West Virginia is Bridgemont Community and Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.