West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown

Tel: (304)296-8282
373 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 373 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the state community college average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the state average of 13%.
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 15 teachers has grown by 650% over five years.
College West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown (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 15 staff
29 staff

Student Body

The student population of 373 has grown by 71% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 88:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.23 is less than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has grown by 27% over five years.
Total Enrollment 373 students 803 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1
23:1
# Full-Time Students 373 students
435 students
% Black
12%
7%
% White
87%
87%
% Two or more races
1%
1%
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. 0.23 0.24

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $13,152 is more than the state average of $11,825. The private state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $13,152 $11,825
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 96%
93%
Source: 2014 (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 $3,178 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 0.67. The most diverse community college in West Virginia is Bridgemont Community and Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.