West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport

  • West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport is an accredited, degree granting institution. It's mission is to provide area students with the tools needed to achieve career success. Our goal is to provide you with the skills you need to begin your career in a short period of time. Through career-focused classes and hands-on training, you can earn an associate degree in months not years. Our programs are designed to make you employable. As a WVJC student, you will have access to modern classrooms and laboratory equipment, individualized attention in a small class, externship experience in a real-world business and job placement assistance. Graduates of WVJC are eligible, at no additional tuition, to receive brush-up training necessary to upgrade skills as needed.
School Highlights
  • West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport serves 188 students (89% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the state community college average of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 13%.
  • West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport is the only community colleges within Harrison County, WV.
  • The nearest community college to West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport is Pierpont Community and Technical College (14.8 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport(WV) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty10 staff49 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment188 students1,060 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:123:1
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# Full-Time Students167 students435 students
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# Part-Time Students21 students625 students
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% Hispanic
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2%
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% Black
2%
7%
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% White
98%
87%
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Diversity Score0.040.24
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College Completion Rate
66%
43%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$20,900$25,000
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $12,625 is more than the state average of $12,353. The private state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$12,625$12,353
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,317$11,788
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,356$4,750
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • West Virginia Junior College is accredited by the Accrediting Council of Independent Colleges & Schools.

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Did You Know?
For West Virginia public 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 $12,353 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

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