West Virginia Junior College-Charleston

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, for-profit, 2-year

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

West Virginia Junior College is dedicated to providing an opportunity to individuals who desire specialized career training delivered through either a residential or online education experience. It is through the educational process that students receive support and encouragement so they may reach their full potential. This Institution believes this will enhance employability. To accomplish this important goal, this Institution is committed to career training which emphasizes skills, attitudes, and work habits consistent with good business practices through educational excellence. This Institution maintains the philosophy that the “student comes first” and practices and “open door” policy allowing students accessibility to all faculty and administrative staff. A cohesive bond between the student and the school is developed as a result of this open communication and is fundamental in the development of the skills and knowledge necessary to prepare for entry into a career field. The mission of the Institution will be accomplished by the achievement of the following objectives: a. Continually offer students viable career options by providing quality educational programs based on employer-driven requirements. b. Maintaining a qualified faculty and staff dedicated to the personal and professional development of each student. c. Develop each student's ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and to think critically. d. Constantly analyze and update curricula to remain in the forefront of changing and emerging technologies.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$14,335

Out of state

$14,335
Graduate

In state

No information

Out of state

No information

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
98%
Did not receive aid
2%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 90.0% $5,960
State/local grants 59.0% $3,878
Institutional grants 12.0% $1,417
Loans 88.0% $6,002

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Medical/Clinical Assistant
  • Network and System Administration/Administrator
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Dental Assisting/Assistant
  • Medical Office Management/Administration
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
    • Business/Commerce, General
      • A program that focuses on the general study of business, including the processes of interchanging goods and services (buying, selling and producing), business organization, and accounting as used in profit-making and nonprofit public and private institutions and agencies. The programs may prepare individuals to apply business principles and techniques in various occupational settings. See other colleges that offer this major
  • COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
    • Network and System Administration/Administrator
      • A program that prepares individuals to manage the computer operations and control the system configurations emanating from a specific site or network hub. Includes instruction in computer hardware and software and applications; local area (LAN) and wide area (WAN) networking; principles of information systems security; disk space and traffic load monitoring; data backup; resource allocation; and setup and takedown procedures. Examples: [Network Administration] See other colleges that offer this major
  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • Dental Assisting/Assistant
      • A program that prepares individuals to provide patient care, take dental radiographs (x-ray photographs), prepare patients and equipment for dental procedures, and discharge office administrative functions under the supervision of dentists and dental hygienists. Includes instruction in medical record-keeping, general office duties, reception and patient intake, scheduling, equipment maintenance and sterilization, basic radiography, pre- and post-operative patient care and instruction, chairside assisting, taking tooth and mouth impressions, and supervised practice. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Medical Office Management/Administration
      • A program that prepares individuals to manage the specialized business functions of a medical or clinical office. Includes instruction in business office operations, business and financial record-keeping, personnel supervision, medical and health care policy administration, conference planning, scheduling and coordination, public relations, and applicable law and regulations. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Medical/Clinical Assistant
      • A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to provide medical office administrative services and perform clinical duties including patient intake and care, routine diagnostic and recording procedures, pre-examination and examination assistance, and the administration of medications and first aid. Includes instruction in basic anatomy and physiology; medical terminology; medical law and ethics; patient psychology and communications; medical office procedures; and clinical diagnostic, examination, testing, and treatment procedures. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      • A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance. Examples: [Nursing (ASN)], [Nursing (BSN, BScN)], [Nursing (MSN, MScN, MN)], [Registered Nurse (RN)] See other colleges that offer this major

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$0
Graduate
No information
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
89%
Male Students
11%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian85.32%
  2. Black13.76%
  3. Two Or More Ethnicities0.92%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

229

Undergraduate students

229

Attendance breakdown

Full time
94%
Part time
6%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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