Valley College-Princeton

617 Mercer Street
Princeton, WV 24740-0000
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 LevelLess than 2 years (below associate)At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty3 staff49 staff
Valley College-Princeton Total Faculty (2007-2016)
Number of Programs Offered18

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 Enrollment89 students1,060 students
Valley College-Princeton Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio30:123:1
Valley College-Princeton Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students89 students435 students
Valley College-Princeton Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Valley College-Princeton Enrollment Breakdown WV All Enrollment Breakdown
% Black
-
7%
Valley College-Princeton Black (2007-2013)
% White
100%
87%
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.0.000.24
Valley College-Princeton Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
55%
29%
Valley College-Princeton Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$18,000$23,900
Valley College-Princeton Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid98%93%
    Valley College-Princeton % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
    Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$12,318
    Valley College-Princeton Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$5,021
    Valley College-Princeton Median debt for students who have not completed (2008-2015)
    Acceptance Rate100%38%
    Valley College-Princeton Percent Admitted (2007-2010)
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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