Valley College-Princeton

Tel: (304)425-2323
66 students
Private for-profit
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 believes that their educational programs must be varied and challenging enough to maintain the interest of all students, yet flexible enough to address individual learning differences. Our mission 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-Princeton serves 66 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 14%.
Valley College-Princeton is one of 2 community colleges within Mercer County, WV.
The nearest community college is Bluefield State College (10.50 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 3 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
College Valley College-Princeton 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 3 staff
61 staff
Valley College-Princeton Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 66 has grown by 120% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 8:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.21 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has declined by 44% over five years.
Total Enrollment 66 students 1,296 students
Valley College-Princeton Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1
21:1
Valley College-Princeton Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 66 students
814 students
Valley College-Princeton Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
Valley College-Princeton Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Black
11%
15%
Valley College-Princeton Black (2006-2013)
% White
88%
51%
Valley College-Princeton White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
2%
3%
Valley College-Princeton 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. 0.21 0.68
Valley College-Princeton Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 99%
89%
Valley College-Princeton % 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 0.52. The most diverse community college in West Virginia is Bridgemont Community and Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.