Virginia Western Community College Rankings by Salary Score

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Virginia Western Community College's Top Ranking

Virginia Western Community College is ranked on 1 list of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


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 based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Scores for VWCC Associate Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 38 95% 95% Not Reported $29,690 38
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 64 100% 100% $12,000 $50,680 64
Biological and Physical Sciences 35 92% 92% $9,250 $24,420 35
Business Administration, Management and Operations 53 93% 93% $14,330 $31,240 53
Business Operations Support and Assistant Services 70 94% 94% Not Reported $28,240 70
Computer and Information Sciences, General 75 100% 100% Not Reported $38,290 75
Criminal Justice and Corrections 54 94% 94% Not Reported $32,930 54
Culinary Arts and Related Services 24 100% 100% Not Reported $23,230 24
Dental Support Services and Allied Professions 76 100% 100% $13,000 $55,960 76
Design and Applied Arts 28 95% 95% Not Reported $21,960 28
Legal Support Services 2 93% 93% Not Reported $20,140 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 29 91% 91% $9,250 $22,190 29
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 31 100% 100% $15,000 $54,030 31
Social Sciences, General 46 86% 86% $9,060 $23,910 46

Salary Scores for VWCC Certificates

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Electrical and Power Transmission Installers 20 100% 100% Not Reported $29,690 20
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician (HAC, HACR, HVAC, HVACR) 42 100% 100% Not Reported $32,570 42
Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants 65 100% 100% $18,130 $39,010 65
Precision Metal Working 14 92% 92% Not Reported $27,050 14

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