West Virginia Northern Community College, also known as WVNCC or Northern, is located in Wheeling, West Virginia, United States. It was founded in the year 1972. WVNCC has two other branch campuses located in Weirton and New Martinsville. The college offers associate degrees and certificates to students in various areas of study including business administration, computer information technology, human services, surgical technology, industrial maintenance technology, and elementary education.
Students of WVNCC participate in sports such as volleyball, basketball, flag football, golf and softball. Indoor activities include table tennis, foosball, and billiards. The campus is also home to a wide variety of student clubs and organizations.
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West Virginia Northern Community College
1704 Market St.
Wheeling , WV 26003-3699
General Phone: (304) 233-5900
|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors [see all]|
|Medical Support and Technology||83||medical assistant, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech, surgical tech|
|Nursing and Emergency Medicine||60||registered nursing|
|Liberal Arts||50||liberal arts and sciences, general studies, liberal arts and humanities, interdisciplinary studies|
|Business and Management||45||business, entrepreneurship|
|Mechanics and Repair||20||appliance repair, HVAC, heavy equipment maintenance tech|
|Family and Social Work||15||social work|
|Cooking and Culinary Arts||13||chef training, food prep and kitchen assistant|
|Computer Science and Engineering||12||computer programming|
|Security and Law Enforcement||11||criminal justice and police|
|Office and Administration||10||administrative assistant, office data entry|
|Science and Laboratory Technician||5||science tech|
|Medical Administration||5||medical records tech|
|Engineering Technician||0||industrial tech|
Number of programs and degrees for West Virginia Northern Community College in 2008-2009:
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||84||10|
In 2007-2008, West Virginia Northern Community College had a total enrollment of 3,128 students (2,080 full-time equivalent).
Students By Class:
Students by Age:
Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
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Retention Rates (2007):
The school does not offer campus housing.
The school does not offer students a meal plan.
Expenses and Financial Aid:
|In-state tuition and fees||$ 1,978|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$ 6,490|
|Books and supplies||$ 1,100|
West Virginia Northern Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 905400)
West Virginia Northern Community College has a tenure system for faculty.
Salaries for full-time faculty:
Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):
|Full-Time Faculty Level||Contract Length||Number Men||Avg Salary Men||Number Women||Avg Salary Women|
|Associate professor||academic year||3||$45,380||7||$44,413|
|Assistant professor||academic year||3||$38,326||4||$39,336|
|All faculty total||academic year||23||$46,010||37||$42,643|
*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.
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What Sets West Virginia Northern Community College Apart:
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|% students 40 years or older |
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|% of degrees in computer science and engineering |
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|% of degrees in office and administration |
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|% of degrees in business and management |
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Accepts some high school credits
Offers credit for life experience
Grants credits for AP courses
Offers distance learning
Offers weekend classes
Student employment services
Remedial classes for students
Offers remedial adult education
Offers part-time study
Tenure system for quality teaching
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