Illinois Eastern Community Colleges Wabash Valley College

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges Wabash Valley College

Wabash Valley College (WVC) is under the Illinois Eastern Community Colleges, also known as IECC. This community college is located in Mount Carmel, Illinois, United States. Students at the Illinois Eastern Community Colleges Wabash Valley College are offered degrees and certificate programs in study areas such as agriculture technology, coal mining technology, marketing business management, legal secretary, and nursing. The college also offers night classes as well as distance learning courses to students.

The athletic teams of WVC are referred to as the Warriors. Students participate in sports such as basketball, baseball, softball, and cheerleading. The students operate an on-campus radio station called 89.1 mhz "WVJC The Bash". There are many student clubs and organizations at WVC including Phi Theta Kappa, Business Club, and the Radiography Club.

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Contacting Wabash Valley College

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College
2200 College Drive
Mount Carmel , IL 62863
General Phone: (618) 393-2982

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Wabash Valley College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts62liberal arts and sciences, general studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine55EMT ambulance attendant, nursing assistant
Science45biological and physical sciences
Business and Management19retail, sales
Family and Social Work18child care provider, social work
Agricultural Science and Management17agricultural technology, agricultural production
Engineering Technician13electronics tech, industrial tech, manufacturing tech, mining tech
Transportation9truck and bus driver
Mechanics and Repair7diesel mechanics
Media6radio and TV tech
Landscaping and Horticulture4turf management
Production Trades3machine shop assistant
Office and Administration2administrative assistant
Law1court reporting
Computer Science and Engineering1web design
Education and Teaching1teacher aide

Number of programs and degrees for Wabash Valley College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year768
Associate's degree17718
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years104

Wabash Valley College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Wabash Valley College had a total enrollment of 4,206 students (2,351 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 96%
Black 1%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 0%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 11%
20-21 5%
22-24 6%
25-29 9%
30-34 8%
35-39 8%
40-49 20%
50-64 25%
65+ 3%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)4%

Wabash Valley College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 58 %
Part-Time 62 %

Wabash Valley College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Mount Carmel, Illinois for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Illinois Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Wabash Valley College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 6,133
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,688
Books and supplies $ 1,000

Financial Aid:
Wabash Valley College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 177900)

Wabash Valley College Faculty

Wabash Valley College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track51

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year11$42,6120*
All faculty totalcalendar year11$42,6120*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year19$52,4878$54,129
All faculty totalacademic year19$52,4878$54,129

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Wabash Valley College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports01818

Wabash Valley College Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Business Technology
Agricultural Production Operations, General

Business And Management
Retailing and Retail Operations
Selling Skills and Sales Operations

Computer Science And Engineering
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Industrial Technology/Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician
Mining Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Social Work

Landscaping And Horticulture
Turf and Turfgrass Management

Court Reporting/Court Reporter

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mechanics And Repair
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician

Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance)
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Machine Shop Technology/Assistant

Biological and Physical Sciences

Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
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