About WCC

WCC is a member institution of the Virginia Community College System.

WCC is the college of first choice of students in the 2,000-square-mile WCC service region.

WCC serves the citizens of Bland, Carroll, Grayson, Smyth (Marion and eastward), and Wythe counties, and the City of Galax.

WCC employs 102 full-time faculty and staff, and over 117 part-time faculty and staff.

 

Enrollment

WCC enrolls approximately 3,700 students annually in credit courses.

Student residency (Fall 2017):

Bland County         5.1%

Carroll County     24.8%

City of Galax           8.2%

Grayson County  11.0%

Smyth County      13.0%

Wythe County      25.2%

Other Localities  12.7%

WCC’s student-to-faculty ratio is 25:1.

Student gender at WCC is 61% female, and 39% male.

In Spring 2017, WCC conferred 871 degrees, diplomas, and certificates to our graduating students.

The top five four-year institutions to which our students transfer are Bluefield College, Radford University, Old Dominion University, Virginia Tech, and Liberty University.

 

Student Snapshot

The average WCC student is a female in her mid-20s who is employed at least part-time and attends classes during the day as a part-time student.

35% of WCC students are full-time, and 65% are part time.

65% of all WCC students receive financial aid.

93% of first-time, full-time students receive some type of financial aid.

 

Graduate Success

91% of WCC’s recent graduates are employed or continuing their educations.*

82% of recent WCC graduates work within 100 miles of the college, forming the core of the workforce for area businesses and industries.* They are among the most skilled and valued workers in the region.

96% of recent WCC graduates say they would recommend the college to prospective students.*

 

*of those who responded to a post-graduation student survey

 

These statistics are accurate as of February 8, 2018.

 

  • WCC - Wytheville
    1000 East Main Street
    Wytheville, VA 24382
    Phone: (276) 223-4700
    TDD Hearing Impaired: (276) 223-4849
    Toll-Free: (800) 468-1195
  • WCC - Crossroads
    1117 East Stuart Drive
    Galax, VA 24333
    Phone: (276) 744-4974
  • WCC - Summit
    203 N. Church Street
    Marion, VA 24354
    Phone: (276) 783-1777 

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