Valley College-Beckley

  • 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 331 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 13%.
  • Valley College-Beckley is one of 2 community colleges within Raleigh County, WV.
  • The nearest community college to Valley College-Beckley is New River Community and Technical College (3.6 miles away).

Top Placements

Valley College-Beckley places among the top 20% of community colleges in West Virginia for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Valley College-Beckley(WV) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty4 staff49 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Valley College-Beckley has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The Valley College-Beckley diversity score of 0.33 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment331 students1,060 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio83:123:1
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# Full-Time Students331 students435 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
2%
2%
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% Black
16%
7%
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% White
80%
87%
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Diversity Score0.330.24
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College Completion Rate
43%
43%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$23,900$25,000
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $15,209 is more than the state average of $12,353. The private state tuition has grown by 60% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$15,209$12,353
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid99%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$11,788
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Valley College-Beckley and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in WV by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$4,750
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 2014-15 school year data.
Acceptance Rate100%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.
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For West Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,026 per year for in-state students and $8,257 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,353 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

West Virginia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.24, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in West Virginia is Bridgemont Community and Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.