West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown

Tel: (304)296-8282
  • Founded in 1922, WVJC is located in Morgantown, WV, just a minute‚Äôs 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 is Pierpont Community and Technical College (15.20 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 650% over five years.
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown(WV) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty15 staff49 staff
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown Total Faculty (2008-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 373 has grown by 71% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.23 is less than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has grown by 27% over five years.
Total Enrollment373 students1,060 students
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio25:123:1
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown Student Staff Ratio (2008-2016)
# Full-Time Students373 students435 students
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown Enrollment Breakdown WV All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown Asian (2009-2012)
% Hispanic
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown Hispanic (2008-2011)
% Black
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown Black (2007-2016)
% White
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown More (2010-2016)
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown Ethnicity Breakdown WV All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.0.230.24
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$22,800$23,900
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $13,090 is more than the state average of $11,911. The private state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$13,090$11,911
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid96%93%
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$12,318
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,021$5,021
West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
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 $11,911 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

West Virginia community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.24, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in West Virginia is Bridgemont Community and Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.