Opportunities Industrialization Center North Central West Virginia

Overview of Opportunities Industrialization Center North Central West Virginia

OIC can be found in Fairmont, WV (a town not far from a more urbanized area). The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. The Certificate is the highest degree at OIC.

Areas of Study

The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students.

OIC Selectivity

OIC is welcoming, and offers open admission to students who meet its minimum qualifications.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, 36 students were enrolled in the school.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting OIC

Opportunities Industrialization Center-North Central West Virginia
120 Jackson St
Fairmont , WV 26554
General Phone: (304) 366-8142

OIC Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology50dental assistant, medical coding, medical assistant, medical lab assistant, pharmacy tech, electrocardiograph tech, phlebotomy
Nursing and Emergency Medicine11nursing assistant, home health aide
Office and Administration0administrative assistant, general office occupations
Medical Administration0medical office management, medical transcription, medical secretary

Number of programs and degrees for OIC in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years332
Award of less than 1 academic year2812

OIC Student Body

In 2007-2008, OIC had a total enrollment of 36 students (87 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 93%
Black 6%
Hispanic 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 14%
20-21 14%
22-24 14%
25-29 22%
30-34 8%
35-39 14%
40-49 11%
65+ 3%

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

West Virginia100%

OIC Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 78 %

Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)

Item Percent
Graduating 89%

OIC Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Fairmont, West Virginia for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other West Virginia Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

OIC Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
OIC participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2579900)

OIC Degree Programs (2007)

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Medical Office Management/Administration
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Electrocardiograph Technology/Technician
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Home Health Aide/Home Attendant
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

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OIC Highlights

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What Sets OIC Apart:

Female % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%OIC Female % of student body
Number of degree programs
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 14%OIC Number of degree programs

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