Listed in the top 120 community colleges in the country, the Wabash Valley College is a member of the Illinois Eastern Community Colleges. The school is located in Mount Carmel in Illinois and places emphasis on the formation of values as well as the application of knowledge among the students. Currently, the school offers both degree and technical programs to students from manufacturing and design to programming and agricultural technology, the school wants to make sure that its students will become competent the moment they become part of the workforce.
Perhaps what makes Wabash Valley College popular is that the school also offers occupational courses for local employees. Occupational courses include mining technologies, commercial driver’s license training and nurse training programs. The school also offers ESL courses which draw many foreign students.
Resident students who enroll in Wabash Valley College will have to spend around $7,840 annually for their tuition and admission fees. On the other hand, out-of-state students have to pay $9,900 annually but the cost still varies because of some additional costs like student insurances, books and laboratory fees.
Students who attend WVC often proceed to Southern Illinois University in Carbondale or the University of Southern Indiana should they wish to complete their associate degree as a four year program. Moreover, the school also follows the Illinois Transfer Curriculum thus making it easier for students to transfer to other universities aside from those mentioned above.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $1,500. 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: $2,700-$3,200
- Out-of-State: $11,000-$12,700
- Part-time students are charged:
- In-State: $83-$100 per unit
- Out-of-State: $330-$400 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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||100%||$4,306|
|Receiving Student Loans||11%||$3,941|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and alumni, Wabash Valley College – Illinois Eastern Community Colleges may provide services like those listed below:
- Online course work available
- Night and weekend classes available
- Remedial courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Student employment
- Assistance to find work
- Day care
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 Wabash Valley College against community colleges in Illinois.
|Wabash Valley College||Wabash County||Illinois|
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.
Get more information about the programs offered by Wabash Valley College – Illinois Eastern Community Colleges by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Public Administration and Social Services
Transportation and Materials Moving
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Wabash Valley College – Illinois Eastern Community Colleges.
- Olney Central College - Illinois Eastern Community Colleges in Olney, IL (27 miles away)
- Frontier Community College - Illinois Eastern Community Colleges in Fairfield, IL (33 miles away)
- Henderson Community College in Henderson, KY (44 miles away)
- Lincoln Trail College - Illinois Eastern Community Colleges in Robinson, IL (46 miles away)
- Southeastern Illinois College in Harrisburg, IL (60 miles away)