- The West Virginia Junior College, originally Capitol City Commercial College, was founded in 1892 and is located in downtown Charleston, WV.
West Virginia Junior College-Charleston serves 218 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 15%.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Enrollment: 218 students
- Private-state tuition: $12,625
- Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
- Minority enrollment: 10%
- Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 111% over five years.
West Virginia Junior College-Charleston
(WV) Community College Avg.
Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
The student population of West Virginia Junior College-Charleston has grown by 45% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 9:1 over five years.
The West Virginia Junior College-Charleston diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has declined by 39% over five years.
Student : Teacher Ratio
# Full-Time Students
# Part-Time Students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
Total Dormitory Capacity
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
The private state tuition of $12,625 is more than the state average of $11,594. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
Median Debt for Graduates
Median Debt for Dropouts
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators
- The overall goal of the West Virginia Junior College is to provide specialized programs in career fields that assist our graduates in developing the tools, attitudes, and communication skills that will enhance employment opportunities. The college offers programs in Information Technology, Medical Assiting, Business Administration, Medical Office Administration and Dental Assisting. For more than 100 years, West Virginia Junior College has been building relationships with area employers to assist students in finding fulfilling careers. West Virginia Junior College is fully accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools. and is licensed to offer diplomas and associate degrees in the State of West Virginia.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does West Virginia Junior College-Charleston cost?
West Virginia Junior College-Charleston's private state tuition is approximately $12,625.
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