West Virginia Community Colleges

  • There are 23 community colleges located throughout West Virginia (15 public colleges and 8 private colleges), serving 28,824 students.
  • For West Virginia community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,026 per year for in-state students and $8,257 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,911 per year (view national tuition costs).
  • West Virginia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.24, which is lower than the national average of 0.67 (view national diversity statistics).
  • Minority enrollment is 13% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 23:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(WV) School Average
Asian
1%
Hispanic
2%
Black
7%
White
87%
Two or more races
1%
Unknown
2%
WV All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

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