Valley College-Princeton

Tel: (304)425-2323
89 students
Pivate, for profit
  • 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
Number of Programs Offered 1 n/a

Student Body

  • The student population of 89 has grown by 134% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has increased from 8:1 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 803 students
Student:Teacher Ratio 30:1 23:1
# Full-Time Students 89 students 435 students
% White
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

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $11,963 is more than the state average of $11,825.
Private State Tuition Fees $11,963 $11,825
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 98% 93%
Source: 2015 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 1,563 students | 10.50 Mi219 Rock St
    Bluefield WV  24701
  • Valley College-Beckley
    Pivate, for profit
    331 students | 28.20 Mi120 New River Town Center
    Beckley WV  25801
  • 4,585 students | 28.50 Mi5251 College Drive
    Dublin VA  24084
  • 3,302 students | 28.90 Mi1000 E Main Street
    Wytheville VA  24382
  • 2,551 students | 30.00 Mi280 University Drive
    Beaver WV  25813
Recent Articles
February 24, 2017
A new policy by Santa Monica College will charge higher prices for in-demand classes – more than four times the standard tuition rate! Scholarships are already being set up for low-income students to help them pay for those classes.
February 24, 2017
Which community colleges produce the greatest number of degrees? We analyze a report that details the top producing community colleges across the country.
February 24, 2017
President Obama’s call to community colleges in his recent State of the Union Address elicited reactions from community college officials across the country. We’ll report on what some said and how some colleges are already the “community career centers” upon which Obama has called.
Did You Know?
For West Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,178 per year for in-state students and $8,160 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,825 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 0.67. The most diverse community college in West Virginia is Bridgemont Community and Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.