Valley College-Martinsburg

287 Aikens Ctr Edwin Miller Blvd
Martinsburg, WV 25404-6203
  • The mission of the college is to meet the educational and professional needs of the community by delivering quality degree and certificate programs, which are flexible and career oriented.
School Highlights
  • Valley College-Martinsburg serves 140 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the state community college average of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 13%.
  • Valley College-Martinsburg is one of 2 community colleges within Berkeley County, WV.
  • The nearest community college to Valley College-Martinsburg is Blue Ridge Community and Technical College (4.2 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 5 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Valley College-Martinsburg(WV) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty5 staff49 staff
Number of Programs Offered37

Student Body

  • The student population of Valley College-Martinsburg has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
  • The Valley College-Martinsburg diversity score of 0.39 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment140 students1,060 students
Student:Teacher Ratio28:123:1
# Full-Time Students140 students435 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Diversity Score0.390.24
College Completion Rate (Year 2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,000$25,000

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2015)94%93%
    Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$9,500$11,788
    Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2015)$4,750$4,750
    Acceptance Rate (Year 2010)100%100%
    Source: 2015 (or latest year available) IPEDS

    School Notes

    • 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. In 1997, the College began offering on-line delivery of the business courses. Valley College is the trade name for the West Virginia Corporation Valley Training Centers, Inc. Valley College provides business, administrative and computer software applications courses to individuals and businesses, which lead to a certificate or an Associate of Applied Science degree in Business Administration. Valley College is a member of the Berkeley Chamber of Commerce. Martinsburg Campus is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award a certificate or diploma.

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