West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$12,795
0.329% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$13,386
After Financial Aid
2022 Enrolled Students
225
100% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
83.7%
41 Graduates

About

West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) is a higher education institution located in Kanawha County, WV. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) were Registered Nursing (35 degrees awarded), Medical Assistant (24 degrees), and Dental Assisting (12 degrees).

In 2022, 88 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987). 86.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 13.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (73 degrees), 5.62 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (13 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) is $12,795, which is $4,683 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) is $12,795, which is $4,683 more than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,386.

In 2022, 97% of undergraduate students attending West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 81% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$12,795
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) was $12,795. The cost of tuition at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) is $4,683 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$13,386
2022 Value
14.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,386. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) grew by 14.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,460
Room and Board
$390
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) was of $7,460 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.3% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $390. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.3% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

97%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
81%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

97% of undergraduate students at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 2.02% with respect to 2021, when 99% 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.
0%
2019 Default Rate
0
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) was 0%, which represents 0 out of the 184 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 (237987) had a total enrollment of 225 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) is 225 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987), both undergraduate and graduate, is 89.8% White, 6.67% Black or African American, 2.67% Two or More Races, and 0.889% Hispanic or Latino.

Students enrolled at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (76.9%), followed by White Male (12.9%) and Black or African American Female (6.22%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 225 students. The full-time enrollment at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) is 225 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

67%
2022 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 (237987) was 67%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    202 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    15 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    6 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) is 89.8% White, 6.67% Black or African American, 2.67% Two or More Races, and 0.889% Hispanic or Latino. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 64 more women than men received degrees from West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) is white (73 degrees awarded). There were 5.62 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (13 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) is Registered Nursing (35 degrees awarded), followed by Medical Assistant (24 degrees) and Dental Assisting (12 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (80 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (4 degrees), and Business (4 degrees).

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 (237987) are Registered nurses (1,481,285 people), Accountants & auditors (1,048,028 people), Other managers (808,768 people), Software developers (664,254 people), and Financial managers (504,628 people).

The most specialized majors at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) in 2022 are Health (80 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (4 degrees), and Business (4 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) are Surgeons, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Architectural & engineering managers, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) are Health (80 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (4 degrees), and Business (4 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (237987) are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,825,671 people), Computer Systems Design (1,043,054 people), Elementary & secondary schools (712,921 people), Banking & related activities (536,130 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (518,826 people).

The most specialized majors at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) are Health (80 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (4 degrees), and Business (4 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (237987).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 35 degrees awarded
  2. 24 degrees awarded
  3. 12 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) was Registered Nursing with 35 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

12
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
76
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 12 degrees were awarded to men at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987), which is 0.158 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (76).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 4 degrees were awarded to men at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) in Network & System Administration. There were no female recipients with the same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 33 degrees were awarded to men at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) in Registered Nursing, which is 16.5 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

44%
100% Completion Time
44%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 44% of students graduating from West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 44% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 44% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    73 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    13 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) is white (73 degrees awarded). There were 5.62 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (13 degrees).

1.14% of degree recipients (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    65 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    10 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) is white female (65 degrees awarded). There were 6.5 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (10 degrees).

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Operations

West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) employs 10 Instructors. Most academics at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) are Male Instructor (5), and Female Instructor (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) are: Business and Financial Operations, with 6 employees, Sales and related, with 4 employees, and Management with 3 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$2.91M
2022 Salaries
28.3%
growth from 2021

In 2022, West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) paid a median of $2.91M in salaries, a 28.3% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$560k
Instructional Salaries
10
Number of Employees

In 2022, West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) paid a total of $560k to 10 employees working as instructors, which represents 19.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Instructor
Most Common Instructor
10 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
6 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) was Instructor with 10 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) were Business and Financial Operations with 6 employees, Sales and related with 4 employees, and Management with 3 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Instructor
  2. Female Instructor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987) was Male Instructor with 5 employees, and Female Instructor with 5 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (237987).

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