Valley College-Martinsburg

287 Aikens Ctr Edwin Miller Blvd
Martinsburg, WV 25404-6203
Tel: (304)263-0979
140 students
Private for-profit
The mission of the college is to meet the educational and professional needs of the community by delivering quality degree and certificate programs, which are flexible and career oriented.
School Highlights
Valley College-Martinsburg serves 140 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the state community college average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 13%.
Valley College-Martinsburg is one of 2 community colleges within Berkeley County, WV.
The nearest community college is Blue Ridge Community and Technical College (2.00 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 37% over five years.
College Valley College-Martinsburg Community College Avg.
Institution Level Less than 2 years (below associate) At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 5 staff
62 staff
Valley College-Martinsburg Total Faculty (2006-2014)
Number of Programs Offered 3 8

Student Body

The student population of 140 has grown by 62% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 13% over five years.
Total Enrollment 140 students 1,371 students
Valley College-Martinsburg Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 28:1
22:1
Valley College-Martinsburg Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 140 students
779 students
Valley College-Martinsburg Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
Valley College-Martinsburg Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
Valley College-Martinsburg American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
2%
20%
Valley College-Martinsburg Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
18%
15%
Valley College-Martinsburg Black (2006-2014)
% White
76%
49%
Valley College-Martinsburg White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Valley College-Martinsburg 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. 0.39 0.70
Valley College-Martinsburg Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94%
90%
Valley College-Martinsburg % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • 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. In 1997, the College began offering on-line delivery of the business courses. Valley College is the trade name for the West Virginia Corporation Valley Training Centers, Inc. Valley College provides business, administrative and computer software applications courses to individuals and businesses, which lead to a certificate or an Associate of Applied Science degree in Business Administration. Valley College is a member of the Berkeley Chamber of Commerce. Martinsburg Campus is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award a certificate or diploma.

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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.