West Virginia Northern Community College: Review & Facts

West Virginia Northern Community College
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West Virginia Northern Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 2,505 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1972 and is one of the 4 colleges and schools located in Wheeling, West Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
30
West Virginia Northern Community College will give you the option to get a 1-year certificate or associate's degree.

West Virginia Northern Community College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 30 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Medical, Medical Assistant, Nursing, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
47%
West Virginia Northern Community College student retention rate is very low at 47% (way below West Virginia average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at West Virginia Northern Community College is very low: 16%. Around 11% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at West Virginia Northern Community College is pretty decent -- 15:1. Read more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,900
Average tuition cost is low, $7,500 a year. The additional fees at West Virginia Northern Community College (not included in tuition costs) are about $400; which comes to a total of $7,900 per year.

Read the details about West Virginia Northern Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
West Virginia Northern Community College will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to West Virginia Northern Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (304) 233-5900 or check West Virginia Northern Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C-
West Virginia Northern Community College offers a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at West Virginia Northern Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At present there is no on-campus housing at West Virginia Northern Community College.

Based on the college crime numbers, West Virginia Northern Community College appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

West Virginia Northern Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: West Virginia Northern Community College, 1704 Market St., Wheeling, West Virginia 26003-3699, USA
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