General Information About West Virginia Northern Community College
West Virginia Northern Community College's mission is to provide postsecondary educational opportunity for all citizens in the Northern Panhandle's six counties, to develop a competent district workforce which can compete in a global economy, and to respond to cultural and civic interests and needs of the communities it serves. To this end, the College is committed to collaboration, coordination, and optimal use of available resources to develop, acquire, and make accessible high quality, low cost programs and services which are responsive to the needs of its citizens, employers, and communities. The College strives to motivate participation by informing its citizens and employers of educational and training opportunities, financial assistance, job placement, and through effective, user friendly delivery systems.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 2-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- Distance learning opportunities
- Weekend/evening college
- General Education Courses
- Career Services available upon completion
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Less than 1 year certificate
- 1-2 years certificate
- Associate's degree
- City: Small
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants Full Time Retention Rate 57%
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 4,662 Native American 12 Asian 36 African American 154 Hispanic 2,869 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 1,762 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 0