Westmoreland County Community College: Review & Facts

Westmoreland County Community College
School Review,
Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Below Average Quality: Education Quality Rating - Bad Safety: Capmus Safety Rating - Fair Costs: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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Westmoreland County Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 6,105 students enrolled. This school is the only college located in Youngwood, Pennsylvania.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
81
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at Westmoreland County Community College.

WCCC implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 81 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Medical Assistant, Nursing, Computer Science, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.
It is important 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 normally a good sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
59%
The rate of student retention at Westmoreland County Community College is low at 59% (way below Pennsylvania average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Westmoreland County Community College is very low: 18%.

Student to faculty ratio at Westmoreland County Community College is decent - 17:1. Read more about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$9,300
Average tuition charges are relatevely low - around $8,400 per academic year. The additional fees at WCCC (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $900; which comes to $9,300 per academic 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
The 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) for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at WCCC is $25.00.

To receive 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
C
Westmoreland County 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 Westmoreland County 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 the present moment, there is no on-campus housing at Westmoreland County Community College.

Based on the college crime numbers, Westmoreland County Community College seems to be a relatively 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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