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Wheeling Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Wheeling Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Wheeling, West Virginia

There are at least 4 colleges in Wheeling, listed and described below. These schools represent 4,671 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 3,489 full-time students, and a reported 888 dorm rooms.

We also provide an extensive list of West Virginia Colleges.

Of Note For College Students

  • Housing and buildings in Wheeling tend to be older than other areas.

Wheeling Colleges with Open Admissions

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

Scott College of Cosmetology
1502 Market St
Wheeling, WV 26003

  • Programs: cosmetology, manicurist
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 59 students, 53 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.

West Virginia Business College-Wheeling
1052 Main St
Wheeling, WV 26003

  • Programs: medical secretary, legal assistant, business management, accounting, legal secretary, business administration, executive secretary, computer programming
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 64 students, 75 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Weekend classes available.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

West Virginia Northern Community College
1704 Market St.
Wheeling, WV 26003-3699

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: registered nursing, business, liberal arts and sciences, surgical tech, respiratory care tech, medical assistant, social work, criminal justice and police
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 3,128 students, 2,080 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Colleges in Wheeling with Selective Admissions

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

Wheeling Jesuit University
316 Washington Ave
Wheeling, WV 26003

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: registered nursing, physical therapy, business and related services, human resources management, psychology, accounting, nuclear medical tech, biology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 1,420 students, 1,281 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 888 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 450-550. Math: 450-550.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
(2000)
Students Dorms
Bethany Colleges 1 985 815 810
Glen Dale Colleges 1 1,552 18  
West Liberty Colleges 1 1,220 2,405 1,380

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