West Virginia Northern Community College Overview
West Virginia Northern Community College is a public institution located in Wheeling, West Virginia. The city atmosphere of Wheeling makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.
What Is West Virginia Northern Community College Known For?
- The highest award offered at WVNCC is the associate's degree.
- In 2017-2018, 42% of the faculty were full-time.
West Virginia Northern Community College Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at WVNCC.
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Where Is West Virginia Northern Community College?
Contact details for WVNCC are given below.
|Address:||1704 Market St., Wheeling, WV 26003-3699|
How Do I Get Into WVNCC?
You can apply to WVNCC online at: www.wvncc.edu/potential-students/apply-online/79
Can I Afford West Virginia Northern Community College?
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At WVNCC, approximately 26% of students took out student loans averaging $3,843 a year. That adds up to $15,372 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at WVNCC is 17.8%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.
West Virginia Northern Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 639 full-time undergraduates at WVNCC, 37% are male and 63% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of West Virginia Northern Community College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||14|
|Hispanic or Latino||13|
Over 3 countries are represented at WVNCC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, South Korea, and Taiwan.
Online Learning at West Virginia Northern Community College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at WVNCC has changed over the last few years.
Online Growth Rankings of WVNCC
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at West Virginia Northern Community College was 37.1%. This is the #600 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at WVNCC regardless of major.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at WVNCC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at WVNCC.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Computer Information Systems||#26|
|Computer & Information Sciences||#54|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||#65|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||#65|
|Business, Management & Marketing||#197|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
West Virginia Northern Community College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Liberal Arts General Studies||81||0||81|
|Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants||0||45||45|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||5||28||33|
|Allied Health Professions||21||0||21|
|Computer Information Systems||10||6||16|
|Mining & Petroleum Technology||4||7||11|
|Precision Metal Working||4||6||10|
|Electromechanical Engineering Technology||8||0||8|
|Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services||6||0||6|
|Legal Support Services||4||2||6|
|Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration||4||0||4|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||3||0||3|
|Physical Science Technicians||2||0||2|
|Business Support & Assistant Services||0||1||1|
|Electronics Maintenance & Repair||0||1||1|
|Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance||0||0||0|
|Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies||0||0||0|
|Other Science Technologies/Technicians||0||0||0|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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