Valley College-Martinsburg

  • 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 declined by 50% 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
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Number of Programs Offered37

Student Body

The student population of Valley College-Martinsburg has grown by 62% 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 declined by 13% over five years.
Total Enrollment140 students1,060 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio28:123:1
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# Full-Time Students140 students435 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
-
% Hispanic
2%
2%
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% Black
18%
7%
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% White
76%
87%
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% Two or more races
2%
1%
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Diversity Score
0.390.24
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College Completion Rate
61%
43%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$25,000$25,000
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Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$11,788
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$4,750
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Acceptance Rate100%100%
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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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Valley College-Martinsburg is Blue Ridge Community and Technical College (4.2 miles away).
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