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Wytheville Community College (WCC)

1000 E Main Street, Wytheville, VA

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Whytheville Community College, located in Whythevill, Virginia, was founded in 1963 as a two year branch of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. WCC joined the Virginia Community College System in 1967, the year it was formed. The school serves the counties of Carroll, Bland, Grayson, Smyth and Whythe as well as the city of Galax. WCC works with communities and community businesses to provide programs and services that are beneficial to its students and area of operation.


Whytheville Community College offers of over 30 programs which offer certificate, diploma or associate's degrees. Some programs are designed for transfer to a four year university, while others are designed to prepare students for a career or vocation. The programs are taught by caring instructors who feel strongly in regards to providing the best education possible.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid

Students wishing to attend and are younger than 18 years of age must have a high school diploma or GED. Non-high school graduates 18 years of age or older must be able to benefit from the programs provided. Transfer students must supply transcripts from their previous college or university.

Financial aid is available to eligible students. To determine eligibility students should obtain a federal PIN number and complete and submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

If you are considering going to Wytheville Community College, you should first check out our page detailing all the Virginia community colleges and see how well this school compares to other community colleges in Virginia.

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Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $1,100. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • State Residents: $3,500-$4,200
    • Out-of-State: $8,800-$10,570
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • In-State: $120-$140 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $290-$350 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid92%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships91%$4,752
Receiving Student Loans4%$2,536

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 3%.

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Wytheville Community College may provide student services including:

  • Online classes
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Work study style employment

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges often offer both career training programs and options for students to transfer-out to four year institutions, which is why the table below is so important, it compares this school against community colleges in Virginia.

 WCCWythe CountyVirginia
Graduation Rate36.2%-21.4%
Transfer-out Rate6.1%-11.8%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Dental Assistant Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1974)
  • Dental Hygienist Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1988)
  • Physical Therapy Assistant (P.T.A.) Program (more info)
    • Accredited by the American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (since 1988)
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program (more info)

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

  • Computer (A)

Construction Trades

Engineering Technology

  • Industrial Production Technologies (C)
  • Industrial Technology (A)

Family and Consumer Sciences

  • Child Care Provider (A, C)

Health and Clinical Professions

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Natural Resources and Conservation

Precision Production

  • Precision Metal Working (A, C)

Security and Protective Services

Transportation and Materials Moving

  • Ground Transportation (C)

Other Community Colleges Nearby

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