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 108 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 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 15%.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 12 teachers has grown by 500% over five years.
Valley College-Beckley(WV) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High TraditionalAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution LevelLess than 2 years (below associate)At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPublic
Total Faculty12 staff49 staff
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Number of Programs Offered111

Student Body

The student population of Valley College-Beckley has declined by 67% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 83:1 over five years.
The Valley College-Beckley diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment108 students1,009 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:115:1
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# Full-Time Students108 students567 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
1%
2%
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% Black
7%
6%
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% White
87%
85%
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% Two or more races
2%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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Diversity Score0.240.27
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College Completion Rate
52%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$23,900$25,000
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Tuition Cost 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 Aid100%90%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$9,753
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$4,750
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Acceptance Rate100%100%
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Valley College-Beckley is New River Community and Technical College (3.2 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For West Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,610 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 0.71. The most diverse community college in West Virginia is Martinsburg College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.