Westmoreland County Community College
Youngwood, PA 15697-1895

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale Rural
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 5,554
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 17:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
No
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
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

Admission

Westmoreland County Community 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

Westmoreland County Community College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $10,980 and in-state students paid $7,320.

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

$5,814
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,496
$7,320
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $3,466
$10,980
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 85% of Westmoreland County Community College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 49% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,683 (which is 7.2% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Westmoreland County Community College in 2016-2017, was 708, which is 80% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $3,251 (which is 28.7% below the national average.)

$4,683
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,368
$3,251
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,557
85%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Westmoreland County Community College has enrolled a total of 5,554 students (2,340 students full-time and 3,214 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 5,554 students, 567 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 39% men and 61% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 816 students for distance studies.

5,554
Total Enrollment
567
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 91%

Black/African American: 3%

Two or more races: 3%

Hispanic: 2%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Westmoreland County Community 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
Health Professions And Related Programs 29% 765 43
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 14% 365 95
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 11% 283 0
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 6% 155 47
Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields 6% 150
Precision Production 5% 142
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 5% 127 36
Education 3% 87
Personal And Culinary Services 3% 66
Engineering 2% 59

Graduation & Dropout Rates

14%
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 Westmoreland County Community College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

16%
Still enrolled
52%
Dropout rate
18%
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

$24,900
Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Westmoreland County Community College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $24,900. Last year, out of the total 2,283 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,963 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,160 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,771 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $24,900 $30,700
Employment Rate 86% 82%
Total Graduates 2,283 2,160

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

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