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.
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.
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.
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.