Why choose Virginia Western?

Tuition

Virginia Western students spend on average $9,079 less in annual tuition than 4-year college students.

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Transfer

Over 30 public and private colleges in Virginia have guaranteed admissions agreements with the VCCS.

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Employment

86% of reporting VWCC graduates are employed full time, with an average annual salary of $43,744.

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Did you know?

September is Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month

Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month is observed from September 15 to October 15. This month corresponds with Mexican Independence Day, which is celebrated on September 16, and recognizes the revolution in 1810 that ended Spanish dictatorship.

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  • Virginia Western to host Local Advisory Board meeting on Sept. 16 September 8, 2021
    Virginia Western Community College announces that it will host its Local Advisory Board meeting at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 16, in the college’s STEM Building, Room ST114. The meeting is open to the public. Individuals interested in attending are asked to contact Amy Balzer at abalzer@virginiawestern.edu or 540-857-7311 to ensure the necessary space is […]
  • Dean of STEM garners regional leadership award September 3, 2021
    Virginia Western Community College’s Amy White, Dean of the School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, was honored recently with the Regional Leadership Award at The Roanoke-Blacksburg Technology Council’s TechNite program at The Inn at Virginia Tech. TechNite is an annual celebration of the local technology community. The Regional Leadership Award recognizes an RBTC member […]

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The Al Pollard Culinary Arts Program hosted its first Culinary Arts Salon, giving students a taste of an international...

Posted by Virginia Western Community College on Thursday, April 15, 2021

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Spring Semester 2022

Registration for Spring semester begins October 4th for current students.

Open registration begins October 18th.

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My experience at VA Western was excellent. The flexibility of the classes made it possible for me to earn an Associate’s degree over the course of two pregnancies. Additionally, once I finished my degree I was able to seamlessly transfer to a four-year institution where I went on to complete a Bachelor’s degree. My time at VA Western gave me the confidence and education I needed to make that goal possible. I will always think back fondly on those years!

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