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.
The teacher population of 5 teachers has declined by 50% over five years.
|College||Valley College-Martinsburg||Community College Avg.|
|Carnegie Classification||Associate of Arts Colleges||Associate of Arts Colleges|
|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||61 staff|
|Total Enrollment||52 students||1,296 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||10:1||21:1|
|# Full-Time Students||52 students||810 students|
|% American Indian/Alaskan||
|% Two or more races||
|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.||0.38||0.53|
|% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid||99%||89%|
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS
- 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.
- College Location Mi. Students
4,800 students | 2.00 Mi13650 Apple Harvest Drive
Martinsburg, WV 25403
928 students | 18.20 Mi18618 Crestwood Dr
Hagerstown, MD 21742
4,968 students | 18.50 Mi11400 Robinwood Dr
Hagerstown, MD 21742
6,050 students | 29.20 Mi7932 Opossumtown Pike
Frederick, MD 21702
1,107 students | 33.10 Mi1 Campus Drive
Mont Alto, PA 17237
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