Wabash Valley College

School Highlights
  • Wabash Valley College serves 4,512 students (12% of students are full-time).
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 40%.
  • Wabash Valley College is the only community colleges within Wabash County, IL.
  • The nearest community college to Wabash Valley College is Vincennes University (22.6 miles away).

Top Placements

Wabash Valley College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Illinois for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Wabash Valley College(IL) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty49 staff123 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Wabash Valley College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The Wabash Valley College diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment4,512 students3,999 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio92:135:1
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# Full-Time Students554 students1,386 students
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# Part-Time Students3,958 students2,613 students
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% Asian
1%
4%
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% Hispanic
1%
16%
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% Black
3%
14%
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% White
93%
60%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score0.130.59
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College Completion Rate
58%
25%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,800$31,800
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $8,873 is more than the state average of $7,978. The in-state tuition has grown by 30% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $10,811 is more than the state average of $10,454. The out-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$8,873$7,978
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Out-State Tuition Fees$10,811$10,454
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Tuition NotesBased on Residency S
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid95%82%
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Median Debt for Graduates$3,500$7,736
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,500$4,000
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Illinois Eastern Community Colleges District #529 (IECC) is located in a 3,000 square-mile area of southeastern Illinois near the Illinois-Indiana border. The multi-college District includes Frontier Community College at Fairfield, Lincoln Trail College at Robinson, Olney Central College at Olney, and Wabash Valley College at Mt. Carmel. The first three colleges combined in 1969 to form what is now known as the Illinois Eastern Community Colleges District 529. The first three colleges combined in 1969 to form what is now known as the Illinois Eastern Community Colleges District 529. A referendum authorizing construction of facilities at the first three sites was approved by a 4.5 to 1 margin later that year. Since its founding, the District has grown from an enrollment of a few hundred students to more than 25,000 per year. Approximately three-quarters of these students are enrolled part-time, in 12 credit hours or less. Wabash Valley College offers degrees and certificate in Administrative Information Tech (AIT), Administrative Information Tech (AIT), Agriculture Technology
  • Business (AGB), Agriculture Technology
  • Production (AGP), Agriculture Technology
  • Professional Ag Applicator (AGB), Basic Nurse Assistant Training Progr (BAID), Coal Mining Maintenance I (CMM1), Coal Mining Maintenance II (CMM2), Coal Mining Technology (CMT), Coal Mining Technology Prod. Mgmt. (CMT), Corrections - Parole Officer (CORPO), Corrections - Youth Supervisor (CORYS), Diesel Equipment Technology (DIESL), Early Childhood Education (ECD), Electronics Technology (ELECT), Industrial Studies (INDS), Industrial Studies (INDS), Legal Secretary (LEGL), Machine Shop Technology (MAC), Advanced Manufacturing (ADVMANUF), Marketing Business Management (MARKT), Nursing (NUR), Paraprofessional Educator (EDU), Psychiatric Rehabilitation Certificate (PSYRH), Radio/Television Broadcasting (RADIO), Sales (SALES), Social Services Specialist (SSS), Truck Driving (TRK), Turf and Landscape Design (AGB) and Web Design Certificate (INFO). The District is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools).

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Illinois community colleges have a diversity score of 0.59, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Illinois is Kendall College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.