Valley College-Beckley

120 New River Town Center
Beckley, WV 25801
Top Ranked (2024): View Rankings
  • Valley College of Technology is a West Virginia Corporation first established in 1979 by Control Data Corporation. The Martinsburg and Beckley campuses were founded in 1983, and the Princeton campus in 1986. Our objectives are to provide quality training, utilize the latest technology, provide career-oriented programs, meet the educational needs of the community, meet the professional needs of the community, to help you succeed.

School Highlights

Valley College-Beckley serves 113 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 15%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 113 students
  • Private-state tuition: $15,209
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 19%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Valley College-Beckley
(WV) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 years (below associate)
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
12 staff
49 staff
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Number of Programs Offered
1
11

Student Body

The student population of Valley College-Beckley has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Valley College-Beckley diversity score of 0.33 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has grown by 39% over five years.
Total Enrollment
113 students
1,062 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
13:1
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# Full-Time Students
113 students
628 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
434 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
111 students
154 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
113 students
628 students
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# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
453 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
100 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
1%
3%
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% Black
11%
5%
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% White
81%
85%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
n/a
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% Unknown races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.33
0.27
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
53%
29%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of Valley College-Beckley and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of WV by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.97%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$23,900
$25,000
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $15,209 is more than the state average of $11,594. The private state tuition has grown by 60% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$15,209
$11,594
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
100%
93%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$9,500
$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$3,709
$4,580
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Valley College-Beckley and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in WV by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
100%
100%
This chart display the percent admitted of Valley College-Beckley and the community college average percent admitted of WV by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
SAT Reading
n/a
450
SAT Math
n/a
460
ACT Composite
n/a
19
ACT English
n/a
19
ACT Math
n/a
18
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Valley College-Beckley cost?
Valley College-Beckley's private state tuition is approximately $15,209.
What is the acceptance rate of Valley College-Beckley?
The acceptance rate of Valley College-Beckley is 100%, which is equal to the state average of 100%.
What is Valley College-Beckley's ranking?
Valley College-Beckley ranks among the top 20% of community college in West Virginia for: Diversity in US community colleges, Average community college minority breakdown and Percent of students receiving financial aid.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 113 students
  • Private-state tuition: $15,209
  • Acceptance Rate: 100%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 19%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

For West Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,640 per year for in-state students and $8,321 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,594 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

West Virginia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.27, which is lower than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in West Virginia is Martinsburg College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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