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 105 full-time faculty and staff, and over 126 part-time faculty and staff.
WCC enrolls approximately 3,350 students annually in credit courses.
Student residency (Fall 2018):
Bland County 5.4%
Carroll County 25.4%
City of Galax 7.5%
Grayson County 10.3%
Smyth County 10.9%
Wythe County 25.6%
Other Localities 14.9%
WCC’s student-to-faculty ratio is 23:1.
Student gender at WCC is 62% female, and 38% male.
In Spring 2018, WCC conferred 676 degrees, diplomas, and certificates to our graduating students.
The top five four-year institutions to which our students transfer are Radford University, Bluefield College, Virginia Tech, Liberty University, and Old Dominion University.
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.
34% of WCC students are full-time, and 66% are part time.
71% of all WCC students receive financial aid.
94% of first-time, full-time students receive some type of financial aid.
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.
99% 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 July 10, 2019.