West Virginia Northern Community College

Wheeling, WV

West Virginia Northern Community College

Wheeling, WV

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

32%

male

68%

female

1

teacher

-

students

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Not Selective

100%

acceptance rate

Accepted 350
Declined
Total Received 350
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Public

2,505

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

West Virginia Northern Community College, founded in 1972, is a tri-campus community college. Its main campus is located in Wheeling, WV with two additional campuses in Weirton and New Martinsville, WV.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 2,505
Established in 1972
Coeducational Coeducational

Campus in Wheeling (population: 27,066), 60 miles from Pittsburgh. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Pittsburgh.

  • Metropolitan area: Pittsburgh
  • Nearest airport: Pittsburgh International

West Virginia Northern Community College
1704 Market Street
Wheeling
26003

Top Organizations

  • Community Outreach Opportunity Program (COOP)
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper

Campus Security

  • Other security measures
  • police officer on staff during the day at Main Campus, security personnel during evening and during night classes

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
5%
Top 1/4
10%
Top 1/2
19%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 2.92

Not Selective

100%

acceptance rate

Accepted 350
Declined
Total Received 350

Admissions Factors

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
application essay
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Bowling, Golf, Softball, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Bowling, Golf, Softball, Volleyball

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Business/Commerce, General
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary
General Studies
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Information Technology
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other
Social Work
Surgical Technology/Technologist
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

2,505

total students

76%

in-state

24%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

2,505
students

Female
68%
1,705

Male
32%
800

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

46%

1,156
students

Female
68%
775

Male
32%
381

54%

1,349
students

Female
69%
930

Male
31%
419

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Student Break-down

4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Hispanic/Latino
91%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

293

Transfer students enrolled

12%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Noncompetitive

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

Not Reported

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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