West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport

Tel: (304)842-4007
188 students
Private for-profit
West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport is an accredited, degree granting institution. It's mission is to provide area students with the tools needed to achieve career success. Our goal is to provide you with the skills you need to begin your career in a short period of time. Through career-focused classes and hands-on training, you can earn an associate degree in months not years. Our programs are designed to make you employable. As a WVJC student, you will have access to modern classrooms and laboratory equipment, individualized attention in a small class, externship experience in a real-world business and job placement assistance. Graduates of WVJC are eligible, at no additional tuition, to receive brush-up training necessary to upgrade skills as needed.
School Highlights
West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport serves 188 students (89% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the state community college average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 13%.
West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport is one of 2 community colleges within Harrison County, WV.
The nearest community college is West virginia business college-Nutter Fort (3.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 233% over five years.
College West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport (WV) 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 10 staff
29 staff

Student Body

The student population of 188 has declined by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has grown by 100% over five years.
Total Enrollment 188 students 803 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1
23:1
# Full-Time Students 167 students
435 students
# Part-Time Students 21 students
501 students
% Black
2%
7%
% White
98%
87%
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 0.24

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $11,825 is equal to the state average of $11,825. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $11,825 $11,825
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
93%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • West Virginia Junior College is accredited by the Accrediting Council of Independent Colleges & Schools.

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Did You Know?
For West Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,178 per year for in-state students and $8,160 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,825 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.