Valley College-Princeton

  • 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 50 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the state community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 17%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 3 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Valley College-Princeton(WV) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Two-Year: Health ProfessionsBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 years (below associate)At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPublic
Total Faculty3 staff49 staff
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Number of Programs Offered111

Student Body

The student population of Valley College-Princeton has declined by 43% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five years.
The Valley College-Princeton diversity score of 0.42 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment50 students950 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:122:1
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# Full-Time Students50 students540 students
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% Hispanic
1%
2%
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% Black
12%
6%
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% White
75%
83%
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% Two or more races
5%
2%
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% Non Resident races
5%
2%
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% Unknown races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.420.30
This chart display the diversity score of Valley College-Princeton and the community college average diversity score of WV by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
College Completion Rate
62%
36%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of Valley College-Princeton and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of WV by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$18,000$25,000
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Valley College-Princeton and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of WV by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%92%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Valley College-Princeton and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in WV by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates$9,500$9,500
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Valley College-Princeton and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in WV by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$4,750
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Valley College-Princeton and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in WV by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Acceptance Rate100%100%
This chart display the percent admitted of Valley College-Princeton and the community college average percent admitted of WV by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Valley College-Princeton is Bluefield State College (10.9 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 1,275 students | 10.90 Mi219 Rock St
    Bluefield WV  24701
    (304) 327-4000
    10.901,275
  • 1,169 students | 27.60 Mi280 University Drive
    Beaver WV  25813
    (304) 929-5450
    27.601,169
  • 4,419 students | 28.40 Mi5251 College Drive
    Dublin VA  24084
    (540) 674-3600
    28.404,419
  • 2,514 students | 28.50 Mi1000 E Main Street
    Wytheville VA  24382
    (276) 223-4700
    28.502,514
  • Valley College-Beckley
    Private for-profit
    117 students | 29.50 Mi120 New River Town Center
    Beckley WV  25801
    (304) 252-9547
    29.50117
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