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.
  • 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 declined by 25% over five years.
Valley College-Princeton(WV) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelLess than 2 years (below associate)At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty3 staff49 staff
Valley College-Princeton Total Faculty (2007-2016)
Number of Programs Offered17

Student Body

  • The student population of 89 has grown by 25% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has stayed the same 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
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 Score0.000.24
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$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$12,317
    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%72%
    Valley College-Princeton Percent Admitted (2007-2010)
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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