Valley College-Princeton

Tel: (304)425-2323
  • 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 believes that their educational programs must be varied and challenging enough to maintain the interest of all students, yet flexible enough to address individual learning differences. Our mission 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-Princeton serves 89 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 30:1 is higher than the state community college average of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 0% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is less than the state average of 13%.
  • Valley College-Princeton is one of 2 community colleges within Mercer County, WV.
  • The nearest community college is Bluefield State College (10.50 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has grown by 50% over five years.
Valley College-Princeton (WV) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Less than 2 years (below associate) At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Pivate, for profit Public
Total Faculty 3 staff 29 staff
Valley College-Princeton Total Faculty (2007-2016)
Number of Programs Offered 1 8

Student Body

  • The student population of 89 has grown by 134% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has increased from 6:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
Total Enrollment 89 students 1,015 students
Valley College-Princeton Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 30:1 23:1
Valley College-Princeton Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 89 students 435 students
Valley College-Princeton Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Valley College-Princeton Enrollment Breakdown WV All Enrollment Breakdown
% Black
Valley College-Princeton Black (2007-2013)
% White
Valley College-Princeton White (2007-2016)
Valley College-Princeton Ethnicity Breakdown WV All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.00 0.24
Valley College-Princeton Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Valley College-Princeton Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $18,000 -
Valley College-Princeton Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 98% 93%
Valley College-Princeton % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $9,500 -
Valley College-Princeton Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $4,750 -
Valley College-Princeton Median debt for students who have not completed (2008-2015)
Acceptance Rate 100% 98%
Valley College-Princeton Percent Admitted (2007-2010)
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 $4,021 per year for in-state students and $8,257 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,787 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

West Virginia community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.24, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in West Virginia is Bridgemont Community and Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.