West Virginia Northern Community College: Review & Facts

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West Virginia Northern Community College is a small two-year, public school with 2,015 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1972 and is one of the 4 colleges located in Wheeling, West Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
31
Fair
1-year certificate and associate's degree are offered at West Virginia Northern Community College.

West Virginia Northern Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 31 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Medical Assistant, General Studies, Medical, and Industrial Technologies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
53%
Bad
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. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

West Virginia Northern Community College student retention rate is low at 53% (way below West Virginia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
16 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at West Virginia Northern Community College is very low - 13%. Around 11% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at West Virginia Northern Community College is decent - 16:1. Read more details about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$10,200
Medium
Average tuition prices are close to the nationwide median, around $9,600 per year. The additional fees at West Virginia Northern Community College not covered by tuition are around $600; this makes it a total of $10,200 annually.

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

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college will consider accepting your 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.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying 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
A
Safe
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 the present moment, 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 safe 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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