Virginia Western Community College

Roanoke, VA, USA
2.41 Average Rating

Virginia Western Community College is a 2-year institution serving four counties from its campus in Roanoke. VWCC is home to 11 academic departments offering degree and certificate-granting programs as well as a Personal Enrichment and Community division featuring numerous non-credit courses. In addition, Virginia Western students are eligible to earn six associate degrees and five certificates entirely online. For those commuting to campus, VWCC enables all students to ride Roanoke’s Valley Metro bus service for free with a valid campus ID.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
2 Year
Campus Setting
Small city

Admissions Requirements

Transcript
No

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
99%
Out-Of-State Students
2%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Associate's
Total Number of Students
7,719
Total Number of Undergrads
7,719
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

Student:Faculty Ratio
24:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$7,109
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$5,228
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$11,156
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$1500

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
80%
Average Aid Per Year
$4,523
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
80%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,270
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$2,474

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
12%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$4,841
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$6,500
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$124
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
47%
53%
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$32,000
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What Students Are Saying

2.41 Average Rating
Low price. Guaranteed admission to almost all Virginia schools. Easy going environment.
David from Vinton, VA

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