Virginia Western Community College

3093 Colonial Ave, Roanoke, VA 24015
Virginia Western Community College is a public higher education institution located in Roanoke, Virginia.

Virginia Western Community College awards associate's degrees. The school has been accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges and has specialized accreditation from the American Dental Association - Commission on Dental Accreditation.

Dual credit and distance learning programs are offered at Virginia Western Community College. They accept Advanced Placement and life experience credit towards completion of a degree.


General Information

Main Phone: (540) 857 -7311 Website: virginiawestern.edu/
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 408
School Type: Public- 2-year Affiliation: None
Size: Medium (5,000 - 10,000 students) Undergraduates: 8,569
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 8
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: N/A
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: No
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 21 to 1


Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 30% Full-time 70% Part-time
Student Gender 45% Men 55% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

80% White 0% American Indian/Alaska Native
11% Black or African American 1% Multiracial
2% Hispanic/Latino 3% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 3% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 12% $ 5,529
Local Grant 28% $3,506
Institutional Grant 10% $ 2,080
Student Loans 16% $ 4,924

Majors & Degrees


Agriculture Operations and Sciences

Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Applied Horticulture Horticulture Operations 2 1 - - -

Natural Resources and Conservation

Natural Resources Conservation and Research

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Natural Resources Conservation 4 - - - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer Software and Media Applications

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Web Page, Multimedia and Information Resources Design 3 - - - -

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences 4 13 - - -

Engineering

Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Engineering 9 26 - - -

Personal Services and Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Cooking and Culinary Arts 6 14 - - -

Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields

Electrical Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology Technician 16 2 - - -

Environmental Control Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Environmental Control Technologies Technicians 36 - - - -

Engineering Technology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Engineering Technology 3 13 - - -

Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies Technicians - 12 - - -

Industrial Production Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Industrial Technology Technician - 3 - - -

Drafting Design Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Cad Cadd Drafting and Or Design Technology Technician 3 - - - -

Electrical Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology Technician 16 2 - - -

Engineering Technology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Engineering Technology 3 13 - - -

Legal Professions and Studies

Legal Support Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Legal Assistant Paralegal - 10 - - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Child Care Provider Assistant 8 7 - - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities 187 - - - -
Humanities Humanistic Studies 187 9 - - -
General Studies 187 114 - - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Child Care Provider Assistant 8 7 - - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological and Physical Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biological and Physical Sciences - 49 - - -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health and Physical Education Fitness 1 - - - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Administration - 21 - - -

Social Sciences

Social Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Sciences - 63 - - -

Visual and Performing Arts

Design and Applied Arts

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Design and Visual Communications 5 13 - - -
Interior Design 2 13 - - -

Construction Trades

Construction Trades

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Construction Trades 1 - - - -

Electrical and Power Transmission Installers

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Electrician 31 - - - -

Visual and Performing Arts

Design and Applied Arts

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Design and Visual Communications 5 13 - - -
Interior Design 2 13 - - -

Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians

Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology Technician (hac, Hacr, Hvac, Hvacr)

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology Technician 19 - - - -

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Automobile Automotive Mechanics Technology Technician 4 - - - -

Precision Production

Precision Metal Working

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Welding Technology Welder 9 - - - -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Business Operations Support and Assistant Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services 8 7 - - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration, Management and Operations 10 - - - -
Business Administration and Management 10 45 - - -
Business Administration, Management and Operations 10 15 - - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting and Related Services 1 18 - - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration, Management and Operations 10 - - - -
Business Administration and Management 10 45 - - -
Business Administration, Management and Operations 10 15 - - -

Business Operations Support and Assistant Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services 8 7 - - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting and Related Services 1 18 - - -


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