Westmoreland County Community College: Review & Facts

Westmoreland County Community College
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Westmoreland County Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 6,575 students enrolled. This school is the only institution located in Youngwood, Pennsylvania.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
78
Westmoreland County Community College will give you the option to obtain a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Westmoreland County Community College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 78 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Medical Assistant, Computer Science, General Studies, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and 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 typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
56%
The student retention rate at Westmoreland County Community College is low at 56% (way below Pennsylvania average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Westmoreland County Community College is very low: 21%.

Student to faculty ratio at Westmoreland County Community College is reasonably decent -- 18:1. Read more information on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$9,000
Average tuition pricing is relatevely low, $8,100 per year. The additional fees at Westmoreland County Community College (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $900; which makes it a total of $9,000 a year.

Read the details about Westmoreland County 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
This college might accept 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) earned prior to admission.

The undergraduate application fee at WCCC is $15.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Westmoreland County Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (724) 925-4000 or check Westmoreland County Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Westmoreland County Community College provides a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at WCCC, 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 Westmoreland County Community College.

Based on the college crime numbers, Westmoreland County Community College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Westmoreland County Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Westmoreland County Community College, 145 Pavilion Lane, Youngwood, Pennsylvania 15697-1895, USA
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