West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown

Tel: (304)296-8282
316 students
Private for-profit
Founded in 1922, WVJC is located in Morgantown, WV, just a minute’s walk from the West Virginia University campus. We are a small college in a large university community. 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.
School Highlights:
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown serves 316 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is equalto than the community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 14%.
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown is the only community colleges within Monongalia County, WV.
The nearest community college is Pierpont Community and Technical College (15.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 550% over five years.
College West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown 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 13 staff
61 staff
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown Total Faculty (2007-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 316 has grown by 110% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 38:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has declined by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment 316 students 1,296 students
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1
21:1
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown Student Staff (2007-2013)
# Full-Time Students 316 students
814 students
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
1%
21%
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown Hispanic (2007-2013)
% Black
6%
15%
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown Black (2006-2013)
% White
92%
51%
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown White (2006-2013)
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown 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. 0.15 0.68
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $13,090 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $13,090 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $13,090 $5,660
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $13,090 $10,250
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 98%
89%
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • WVJC's programs are designed to help you finish with a first-rate education, all while keeping the needs of potential employers in mind. The skills you'll learn at WVJC are the skills you'll need to succeed in your career. The college offers programs in Business, Health Care, Technology and Legal field. Along with academic credentials and certifications, our faculty brings industry knowledge to the classroom, helping students understand both theory and real-world reality. WVJC is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) and award diplomas and academic associate degrees. The school is also approved for the training of veterans.

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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.