West Virginia Business College-Wheeling

Tel: (304)232-0361
90 students
Private for-profit
West Virginia Business College, Inc. is a private co-educational institution incorporated under the laws of the state of West Virginia.
School Highlights:
West Virginia Business College-Wheeling serves 90 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 14%.
West Virginia Business College-Wheeling is one of 2 community colleges within Ohio County, WV.
The nearest community college is West Virginia Northern Community College (0.40 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College West Virginia Business College-Wheeling Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
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 5 staff 61 staff

Student Body

The student population of 90 has grown by 50% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has declined by 96% over five years.
Total Enrollment 90 students 1,296 students
West Virginia Business College-Wheeling Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student:Teacher Ratio 18:1 21:1
# Full-Time Students 90 students
814 students
West Virginia Business College-Wheeling Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
West Virginia Business College-Wheeling Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Black
2%
15%
West Virginia Business College-Wheeling Black (2006-2013)
% White
98%
51%
West Virginia Business College-Wheeling White (2006-2013)
West Virginia Business College-Wheeling 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. 0.04 0.68
West Virginia Business College-Wheeling Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $9,700 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,700 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $9,700 $5,660
West Virginia Business College-Wheeling In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,700 $10,250
West Virginia Business College-Wheeling Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
89%
West Virginia Business College-Wheeling % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • West Virginia Business College a long established private institution founded in 1881, nationally accredited and locally owned. WVBC is a co-educational institution offering diploma and specialized associate degree programs. The Wheeling Campus, at 1052 Main Street, is conveniently located in regard to restaurants, parking facilities and public transportation. WVBC occupies a modern 11,000 square feet, multi-level building to meet the needs of the student body. A branch campus is located in Nutter Fort, WV to serve central WV. West Virginia Business College offers a variety of programs ranging in length from nine months to eighteen months. Diploma Programs are offered in Business Management/Accounting Program, Secretarial Sciences/ Executive Secretary, Secretarial Sciences/ Legal Secretary, Secretarial Sciences/ Medical Secretary, Computer Applications/ Accounting and Computer Applications/ Secretarial. Specialized Associate Programs includes Office Administration/Executive Secretary, Office Administration/Medical Assistant, Office Administration/Medical Secretary. West Virginia Business College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award Diplomas and Specialized Associates Degrees.

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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.