Virginia Western Community College Rankings Based on Salary

  • Virginia Western Community College ranks better than only 44% of colleges, based on associate degree salaries.
  • Virginia Western Community College ranks better than 58% of colleges, based on debt for an associate degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Virginia Western Community College

We calculated a salary score for each of Virginia Western Community College's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Virginia Western Community College to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for VWCC Associate Degrees

VWCC ranks higher than 44% of colleges for associate degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 38% Not Reported $29,685 38%
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 64% $12,000 $50,677 64%
Biological and Physical Sciences 35% $9,250 $24,421 35%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 53% $14,334 $31,236 53%
Business Operations Support and Assistant Services 70% Not Reported $28,236 70%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 75% Not Reported $38,289 75%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 54% Not Reported $32,925 54%
Culinary Arts and Related Services 24% Not Reported $23,227 24%
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions 76% $13,000 $55,964 76%
Design and Applied Arts 28% Not Reported $21,964 28%
Legal Support Services 2% Not Reported $20,140 2%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 29% $9,250 $22,192 29%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 31% $15,000 $54,032 31%
Social Sciences, General 46% $9,055 $23,906 46%

Salary Scores for VWCC Certificates

VWCC ranks higher than 32% of colleges for certificates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Electrical and Power Transmission Installers 20% Not Reported $29,685 20%
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician (HAC, HACR, HVAC, HVACR) 42% Not Reported $32,569 42%
Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants 65% $18,131 $39,009 65%
Precision Metal Working 14% Not Reported $27,048 14%

Virginia Western Community College Reviews

Most Recent Review

AJ 1/10/2016

Virginia Western was a complete joke. When you sign up for classes, the curriculum is supposed to stay the same until you graduate. However my last term curriculum changed and I was thrown into an advanced Cisco class, when I never had the prereqs for it. I emailed my adviser, I called, messaged in Facebook and LinkedIN and still go no response. So I dropped and went to ECPI to finish out my degree, where they placed me with a job and I currently work in the field as a Network Admin. Western was fun, I met... Read More