Parkersburg Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Parkersburg Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Parkersburg, West Virginia

There are at least 4 colleges in Parkersburg, listed and described below. These schools represent 3,883 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 2,979 full-time students.

We also provide an extensive list of West Virginia Colleges.

Parkersburg Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

HRDE-Stanley Technical Institute-Parkersburg
2826 B Pike Street
Parkersburg, WV 26101

  • Programs: computer and info science
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 9 students, 9 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Mountain State College
1508 Spring St
Parkersburg, WV 26101-3993

  • Programs: medical assistant, computer support, administrative assistant, substance abuse counseling, accounting, medical transcription, legal secretary
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 100 students, 113 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: AP credits.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Valley Beauty School Parkersburg
707 Market St
Parkersburg, WV 26101

  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 24 students, 40 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

West Virginia University at Parkersburg
300 Campus Drive
Parkersburg, WV 26104

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: general studies, business management, registered nursing, liberal arts and sciences, elementary school teaching, executive secretary, information science, criminal justice and safety
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's. Bachelor's.
  • Student Body: 3,743 students, 2,814 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Remedial services.

Colleges in Parkersburg with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Wood County School of Practical Nursing
300 Campus Drive
Parkersburg, WV 26104

  • Programs: licensed practical nurse
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 31 students, 43 full-time equivalent.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Notable: On-campus daycare.
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