Westmoreland County Community College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

145 Pavilion Lane

Youngwood, PA 15697

(724) 925-4077

(800) 262-2103

Fax: (724) 925-5802



Contact: Janice Grabowski

Director of Admissions
Main Address

145 Pavilion Lane

Youngwood, PA 15697

(724) 925-4000

www.wccc.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 6,414

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,783

Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,584

Setting

Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $10

Online application fee: $10
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Allied Health program applicants required to take Comparative Guidance and Placement test, submit application by November 30 of the year prior to enrollment, and satisfactory results from pre-entrance physicals.


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Floristry/Floriculture A
Horticultural Services A,C
Horticulture Science A
Turf Management A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial/Advertising Art A
Graphic Design C
Photography A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting Technology A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Banking/Financial Services A,C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Executive Assistant A
Hotel/Motel Management A,C
Human Resources Management A
Marketing Management A,C
Real Estate A,C
Retailing A
Small Business Administration C
Travel/Tourism Management A

Communications Technologies

Photographic/Film Technology A,C
Radio/Television Broadcasting C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications A,C
Computer Programming – General A
Computer Programming – Specific Applications C
Computer Science A
Computer/Systems Security A,C
Data Entry Applications C
Data Processing Technology C
Database Management A
Web/Multimedia Design A,C

Education

Teacher Assistance A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Drafting A
Computer Engineering A
Computer Hardware A
Electrical Engineering Technologies A
Environmental Engineering Technology A
Manufacturing Technologies A
Mechanical Drafting A
Mechanical Engineering Technology A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Service A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Assistance C
Dental Hygiene A
Dietetic Technician A
Medical Administrative Assistance A
Medical Assistance C
Medical Insurance Coding C
Medical Office Assistant C
Medical Transcription C
Nursing (RN) A
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging A
Surgical Technology C

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Library Science

Library Assistance C

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Computer Installation/Repair C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair A

Personal & Culinary Services

Baking/Pastry Arts A,C
Culinary Arts/Chef Training A,C
Food Service C
Restaurant/Catering Management A

Precision Production Trades

Machine Shop Technology A,C
Machine Tool Technology A,C
Welding Technology A,C

Public Administration & Services

Human Services A

Science Technologies

Biology Technician A

Security & Protective Services

Corrections C
Criminal Justice Studies A
Fire Protection/Safety Technology A,C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Westmoreland County Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (724) 925-4077
Website: https://westmoreland.edu
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online: https://westmoreland.edu/pages/future-students/admissions/apply-online
Address: 145 Pavilion Lane, Youngwood, PA 15697-1895
Setting: Rural: Fringe
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 4,848
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,869 (39% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $9,348
Out-of-state Tuition: $13,338
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 81%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $3,664

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Westmoreland County Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Westmoreland County Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 33
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 2013
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 22
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 85
Construction Trades 11
Education 21
Engineering 12
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 58
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 119
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 54
Legal Professions and Studies 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Library Science 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 62
Personal and Culinary Services 63
Precision Production 53
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Science Technologies/Technicians 1
Social Sciences 1
Visual and Performing Arts 34
Grand total 8266

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Westmoreland County Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $9,348
Out-of-state $13,338
Books and supplies $1,600

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 532 81%
Grant or scholarship aid 502 77% $3,664
Student loan aid 318 49% $5,607

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,171 43% $3,986
Federal student loans 1,757 35% $6,081

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Westmoreland County Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Westmoreland County Community College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Westmoreland County Community College Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 4,848
Undergraduate enrollment 4,848
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Westmoreland County Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIETT) - Dietetic Technician Program
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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