West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport

Tel: (304)842-4007
  • 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 is Pierpont Community and Technical College (14.80 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 16% 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
West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 188 has declined by 17% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's 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
West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio19:123:1
West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students167 students435 students
West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students21 students625 students
West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport Enrollment Breakdown WV All Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
-
2%
West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport Hispanic (2008-2012)
% Black
2%
7%
West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport Black (2007-2016)
% White
98%
87%
West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport White (2007-2016)
West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport Ethnicity Breakdown WV All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.040.24
West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
66%
29%
West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$20,900$23,900
West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

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%
West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$12,317$12,317
West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,356$5,021
West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
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.

West Virginia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.24, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in West Virginia is Bridgemont Community and Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.