West virginia business college-Nutter Fort (Closed 2017)

116 pennsylvania avenue
Clarksburg, WV 26301
  • West Virginia Business College, Inc. is a private co-educational institution incorporated under the laws of the state of West Virginia.

School Overview

West virginia business college-Nutter Fort
(WV) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate of Arts Colleges
Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
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49 staff

Student Body

Total Enrollment
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1,062 students
Student : Teacher Ratio
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13:1
# Full-Time Students
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628 students
# Part-Time Students
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434 students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
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154 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
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628 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
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453 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
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100 students
% Asian
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1%
% Hispanic
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3%
% Black
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5%
% White
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85%
% Two or more races
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2%
% Unknown races
100%
4%
Diversity Score
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0.27
This chart display the diversity score of West virginia business college-Nutter Fort and the community college average diversity score of WV by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
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29%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
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1.97%

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
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93%
Median Debt for Graduates
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$9,500
Median Debt for Dropouts
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$4,580
Acceptance Rate
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90%
SAT Reading
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450
SAT Math
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460
ACT Composite
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19
ACT English
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19
ACT Math
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18
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • West Virginia Business College a long established private institution founded in 1881, nationally accredited and locally owned. WVBC is a co-educational institution offering diploma and specialized associate degree programs. The Wheeling campus is located at 1052 Main Street downtown with a branch campus located in Nutter Fort, West Virginia to serve central WV. West Virginia Business College, one of the oldest private proprietary colleges in the United States, announces the addition of a Specialized Associate Degree in Office Administration/Medical Assistant with emphasis on Geriatrics or Surgical Technician. In addition to the new medical program, WVBC offers both diplomas and associate degrees in the legal, secretarial, medical and accounting fields with a new start every six weeks. West Virginia Business College offers a variety of programs ranging in length from nine months to eighteen months. Diploma Programs are offered in Business Management/Accounting Program, Secretarial Sciences/ Executive Secretary, Secretarial Sciences/ Legal Secretary, Secretarial Sciences/ Medical Secretary and Computer Applications/ Accounting, Computer Applications/ Secretarial. Specialized Associate Programs are offered in Office Administration/Executive Secretary, Office Administration/Medical Secretary, Office Administration/Paralegal, Office Administration/Legal Secretary, Business Administration/Computer Applications-Accounting, Business Administration/Computer Applications-Secretary West Virginia Business College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award Diplomas and Specialized Associates Degrees.

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Did You Know?

For West Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,640 per year for in-state students and $8,321 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,594 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

West Virginia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.27, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in West Virginia is Martinsburg College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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