Valley College-Beckley in Beckley

Beckley, WV

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Valley College-Beckley offers 20-degree programs and 14 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 24:1. 19.1% are women, and 80.9% are men. The average annual total cost of attendance at Valley College-Beckley is 25585$, that is above national average. 44% of full-time Valley College-Beckley students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average. Average salary after attending is $18,600, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Valley College-Beckley is a private and academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and receive Title IV aid. The total cost of attendance depends on whether undergraduates live on campus, off campus (not with family), or off campus (with family).


By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Valley College-Beckley students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$25,191
$30,001 - $48,000$26,425
$48,001 - $75,000$26,511
$75,001 - $110,000$31,317



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Percent of students with financial aid


Types of financial aids


223 of Valley College-Beckley undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 68 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Valley College-Beckley number 33 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in West Virginia.

Students at Valley College-Beckley awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

Salary After Attending


According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services


Academic/career counseling service

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Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Yellow Ribbon Program

Credit for military training

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Disability services


Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Graduation Rate


Valley College-Beckley graduation rate is below the national average.

44% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Valley College-Beckley completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This index doesn’t take into consideration students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare educational institutions.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Valley College-Beckley is 24:1, that means that for every 24 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio



Race/ethnicity breakdown


Students enrollment in distance education


In Valley College-Beckley the biggest percent of students are enrolled exclusively in distance education courses.

Distance education location breakdown


Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Valley College-Beckley and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in West Virginia.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Valley College-Beckley offers 20 programs in total: 13 are for 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs and 7 are Associate's degree.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 76 universities in West Virginia state. Valley College-Beckley is one of the few institutions in West Virginia that offers an Associate's degree program.


Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 14 distance learning programs that are offered in the Valley College-Beckley: 7 are for Associate's degree and 7 are 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be fully online as well as partially online and contain real-time elements. So explore each program to make sure you can commit.


Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the West Virginia state average data to help you compare.


Valley College-Beckley provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 383 students with 11484 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Location & Website

Address: 120 New River Town Center


Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Other academic year

General Phone Number: +3042529547

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