West Virginia Junior College-Charleston

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$11,250

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$11,049

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

2.04%

Default Rate

2017 Enrolled Students

150

98.7% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

61.4%

27 Graduates

About

West Virginia Junior College-Charleston is a higher education institution located in Kanawha County, WV. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston were .

In 2017, 96 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston. 76% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 24% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (78 degrees), 4.59 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (17 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston is $11,250, which is $3,836 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston is $11,250, which is $3,836 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,049.

In 2017, 99% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 79% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$11,250

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston was $11,250. The cost of tuition at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston is $3,836 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$11,049

2017 Value

2.05%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 West Virginia Junior College-Charleston had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,049. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of West Virginia Junior College-Charleston grew by 2.05%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,406

Room and Board

$214

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston was of $7,406 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $214. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

99%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

79%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

99% of undergraduate students at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 5.32% with respect to 2016, when 94% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

2.04%

2016 Default Rate

5

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston was 2.04%, which represents 5 out of the 245 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

West Virginia Junior College-Charleston has a total enrollment of 150 students. The full-time enrollment at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston is 148 students and the part-time enrollment is 2. This means that 98.7% of students enrolled at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston, both undergraduate and graduate, is 82.7% White, 16% Black or African American, 0.667% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (70.3%), followed by White Male (13.5%) and Black or African American Female (10.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston, both undergraduate and graduate, is 150 students. The full-time enrollment at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston is 148 and the part-time enrollment is 2. This means that 98.7% of students enrolled at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston was 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), West Virginia Junior College-Charleston had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    124

  2. Black or African American

    24

  3. Asian

    1

The enrolled student population at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston is 82.7% White, 16% Black or African American, 0.667% Asian, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Two or More Races, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 50 more women than men received degrees from West Virginia Junior College-Charleston. The majority of degree recipients at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston are white (78 degrees awarded). There were 4.59 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (17 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (8 degrees awarded), Health (67 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (11 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston are Registered nurses (1,381,160 people), Accountants & auditors (1,107,800 people), Other managers (708,404 people), Software developers (510,516 people), and Financial managers (435,300 people).

The most specialized majors at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston are Legal (8 degrees awarded), Health (67 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (11 degrees), and Business (10 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston are Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston are Legal (8 degrees awarded), Health (67 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (11 degrees), and Business (10 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,734,349 people), Computer Systems Design (860,570 people), Elementary & secondary schools (666,892 people), Banking & related activities (541,239 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (486,083 people).

The most specialized majors at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston are Legal (8 degrees awarded), Health (67 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (11 degrees), and Business (10 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by West Virginia Junior College-Charleston.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 23

  2. 73

In 2017, 23 degrees were awarded to men at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston, which is 0.315 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (73).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 11 degrees were awarded to men at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston in Information Technology, which is N/A times more than the 0 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 42 degrees were awarded to women at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston in Medical Office Assistant, which is 8.4 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

29%

100% Completion Time

39%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 29% of students graduating from West Virginia Junior College-Charleston completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 39% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 39% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Two or More Races Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    78 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    17 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston is white (78 degrees awarded). There were 4.59 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (17 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    60 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    18 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    12 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston is white female (60 degrees awarded). There were 3.33 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (18 degrees).

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Operations

West Virginia Junior College-Charleston has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $15.9k (N/A%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, West Virginia Junior College-Charleston had a total salary expenditure of $3.98M. West Virginia Junior College-Charleston employs 2 Instructors, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston are Male Instructors (1), Female Instructors(1), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston are: Business and Financial Operations, with 4 employees, Management, with 2 employees, and Sales and related with 2 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

West Virginia Junior College-Charleston has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of West Virginia Junior College-Charleston stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, West Virginia Junior College-Charleston received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$1.85M

2017 Salaries

30.9%

growth from 2016

In 2017, West Virginia Junior College-Charleston paid a median of $1.85M in salaries, which represents 46.5% of their overall expenditure ($3.98M) and a 30.9% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 19.1% growth from 2015 and a 11.6% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$114k

Instructional Salaries

2

Number of Employees

In 2017, West Virginia Junior College-Charleston paid a total of $114k to 2 employees working as instructors, which represents 6.15% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $1.95M (30.4%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Career & Technical-High Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructor

Most Common Instructor

2 Employees

Business and Financial Operations

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

4 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston were Instructor with 2 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston were Business and Financial Operations with 4 employees; Management with 2 employees; and Sales and related with 2 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Instructor

  2. Female Instructor

  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston was Male Instructor with 1 employees, Female Instructor with 1 employees, and false with 0 employees.

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