West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport

Overview of West Virginia Junior College Bridgeport

The main campus of West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport is in Bridgeport, WV (a rural site not far from an urban area). The school is a private, for-profit school. West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport offers degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The school students most commonly major in a field related to computer science and engineering, engineering technician, medical adminstration.

West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport Selectivity

West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport admits all qualified candidates under its open-admission policy.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 219 enrolled students.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"West Virginia Junior College is dedicated to providing students the opportunity for success through specialized training. It is through the educational process that students receive support and encouragement so they may reach their full potential. This College believes this will enhance employability. To accomplish this important goal, this College is committed to career training which emphasizes skills, attitudes, and work habits consistent with good business practices through educational excellence. This College maintains the philosophy that the student comes first and practices and open door policy allowing students accessibility to all faculty and administrative staff. A cohesive bond between the student and the school is developed as a result of this open communication and is fundamental in the development of the skills and knowledge necessary to prepare to entry into a career field. The mission of the College will be accomplished by the achievement of the following objectives: a. Continually offer students viable career options by providing quality educational programs based on employer-driven requirements. b. Maintaining a qualified faculty and staff dedicated to the personal and professional development of each student. c. Develop each student's ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and to think critically. d. Constantly analyze and update curricula to remain in the forefront of changing and emerging technologies."

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Contacting West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport

West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport
176 Thompson Dr.
Bridgeport , WV 26330
General Phone: (304) 842-4007

West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology74dental assistant, medical assistant
Medical Administration19medical secretary
Computer Science and Engineering16webmastering
Engineering Technician12computer systems tech

Number of programs and degrees for West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree1215
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years03

West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport Student Body

In 2007-2008, West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport had a total enrollment of 219 students (277 full-time equivalent).

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 14%
20-21 23%
22-24 17%
25-29 16%
30-34 11%
35-39 9%
40-49 8%
50-64 3%

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

West Virginia100%

West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 65 %

West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Bridgeport, 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.

West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 10,225
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 10,225
Books and supplies $ 276

Financial Aid:
West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1057302)

West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport Degree Programs (2007)

Computer Science And Engineering
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster

Engineering Technician
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Medical/Clinical Assistant

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West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport Highlights

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What Sets West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport Apart:

% of degrees in computer science and engineering
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% of degrees in engineering technician
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Top 16%West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport % of degrees in engineering technician
% of degrees in medical administration
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Top 18%West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport % of degrees in medical administration
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 18%West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport Female % of student body

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