Wabash Valley College
Mount Carmel, IL 62863


Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 4,330
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 33:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Wabash Valley College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

Wabash Valley College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $10,580 and in-state students paid $8,589.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $7,496
In State Tuition
National Average = $3,466
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 98% of Wabash Valley College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 44% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,770 (which is 9.2% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Wabash Valley College in 2016-2017, was 28, which is 13% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,638 (which is 1.8% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,368
Federal Loan
National Average = $4,557
Financial aid
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Wabash Valley College has enrolled a total of 4,330 students (503 students full-time and 3,827 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 4,330 students, 33 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 62% men and 38% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 44 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 95%

Black/African American: 3%

Hispanic: 1%

Asian: 1%

Two or more races: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Wabash Valley College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 21% 186 62
Health Professions And Related Programs 11% 102
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences 9% 80
Precision Production 8% 75
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 8% 72
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 5% 48
Transportation And Materials Moving 5% 46
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/technicians 4% 36
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 3% 28
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 3% 23

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 30%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Wabash Valley College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Wabash Valley College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $22,900. Last year, out of the total 323 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 268 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 309 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 247 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $22,900 $31,600
Employment Rate 83% 80%
Total Graduates 323 309

Campus Location

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