• West Virginia Career Institute's 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 in specialized business degree in only months. 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 in specialized business degree in months not years.

School Highlights

West Virginia Junior College-United Career Institute serves 78 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 78 students
  • Private-state tuition: $13,170
  • Student:teacher ratio: 6:1
  • Minority enrollment: 12%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

West Virginia Junior College-United Career Institute ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 600% over five years.
West Virginia Junior College-United Career Institute
(PA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty
14 staff
56 staff
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Student Body

The student population of West Virginia Junior College-United Career Institute has declined by 25% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The West Virginia Junior College-United Career Institute diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
78 students
477 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
78 students
331 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
146 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
314 students
% Asian
n/a
3%
% Hispanic
1%
11%
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% Black
6%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in West Virginia Junior College-United Career Institute and the percentage of Black community college students in PA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% White
88%
56%
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% Two or more races
4%
3%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
1%
11%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Virginia Junior College-United Career Institute.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score
0.22
0.64
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College Completion Rate
67%
56%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$22,800
$34,900
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $13,170 is less than the state average of $17,415. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$13,170
$17,415
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of West Virginia Junior College-United Career Institute and the private community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of PA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
100%
91%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in West Virginia Junior College-United Career Institute and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in PA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$9,116
$13,000
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in West Virginia Junior College-United Career Institute and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in PA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,298
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in West Virginia Junior College-United Career Institute and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in PA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
86%
SAT Reading
n/a
450
SAT Math
n/a
465
SAT Writing
n/a
435
ACT Composite
n/a
20
ACT English
n/a
18
ACT Math
n/a
20
ACT Writing
n/a
7
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 78 students
  • Private-state tuition: $13,170
  • Student:teacher ratio: 6:1
  • Minority enrollment: 12%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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