Wytheville Community College

School Highlights

Wytheville Community College serves 2,514 students (34% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 34:1 is higher than the state community college average of 31:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.

Top Rankings

Wytheville Community College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Virginia for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 74 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Wytheville Community College(VA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty74 staff69 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Wytheville Community College has declined by 23% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has decreased from 45:1 over five years.
The Wytheville Community College diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment2,514 students2,366 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio34:131:1
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# Full-Time Students861 students861 students
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# Part-Time Students1,653 students1,505 students
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% Asian
1%
6%
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% Hispanic
4%
10%
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% Black
4%
22%
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% White
87%
50%
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% Two or more races
2%
4%
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% Non Resident races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.240.68
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College Completion Rate
43%
34%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$29,800$29,400
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,170 is more than the state average of $3,736. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $10,008 is more than the state average of $8,977. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,170$3,736
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Out-State Tuition Fees$10,008$8,977
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%80%
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Median Debt for Graduates$8,523$11,250
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • In 1962, a steering committee composed of area citizens was organized to obtain support for a college in Wytheville. After approval by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia and the General Assembly, the Wythe County-owned Simmerman Building was chosen as the first site of the college. Wytheville Community College welcomed its first students in September, 1963, as a two-year branch of Virginia Polytechnic Institute. During its first year of operation, the college enrolled 107 students and employed five full-time faculty members. Wytheville Community College commits to a student-centered environment by providing programs and courses in occupational-technical education, college transfer education, general education, developmental education, distance education, continuing education, and workforce development. Wytheville Community College is approved by the State Board for Community Colleges and by the Virginia Community College System. The associate degree curricula of the college have also been approved by the State Council of Higher Education. Wytheville Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate degree.

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Did You Know?
For Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,736 per year for in-state students and $8,977 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,399 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Virginia is 72%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Virginia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.68, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Virginia is Northern Virginia Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.