West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown

  • Founded in 1922, WVJC is located in Morgantown, WV, just a minute’s walk from the West Virginia University campus. We are a small college in a large university community. 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.
School Highlights
  • West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown serves 373 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the state community college average of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the state average of 13%.
  • West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown is the only community colleges within Monongalia County, WV.
  • The nearest community college to West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown is Pierpont Community and Technical College (15.2 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown(WV) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty15 staff49 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown diversity score of 0.23 is less than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment373 students1,060 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
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# Full-Time Students373 students435 students
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% Hispanic
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2%
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% Black
12%
7%
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% White
87%
87%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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Diversity Score0.230.24
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College Completion Rate
61%
43%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$22,800$25,000
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $13,090 is more than the state average of $12,353. The private state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,090$12,353
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid96%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$11,788
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,021$4,750
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • WVJC's programs are designed to help you finish with a first-rate education, all while keeping the needs of potential employers in mind. The skills you'll learn at WVJC are the skills you'll need to succeed in your career. The college offers programs in Business, Health Care, Technology and Legal field. Along with academic credentials and certifications, our faculty brings industry knowledge to the classroom, helping students understand both theory and real-world reality. WVJC is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) and award diplomas and academic associate degrees. The school is also approved for the training of veterans.

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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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