Whether you’re looking for an affordable college education close to home, hands-on training to jump-start your career, or something in between – you’ll find it at West Virginia University at Parkersburg.
Founded in 1961, WVU Parkersburg is one of the most affordable, fully-accredited colleges in the nation, and the only community and technical college in West Virginia to offer four-year bachelor’s degree programs. The college’s primary service area is Jackson, Pleasants, Ritchie, Roane, Tyler, Wirt and Wood counties in West Virginia.
WVU Parkersburg offers more than 50 degree programs that can be completed in one, two or four years. Each program delivers the highest-quality instruction with state-of-the-art technology, cutting-edge simulation labs, hands-on professional experiences and flexible schedules to give you the opportunity to be successful.
Students also have the opportunity to gain work experience while completing their degree program through a state-funded Learn and Earn program. The program creates partnerships between industry and community and technical colleges by allowing students to receive hands-on learning experience, and employers to train potential future employees. Computer Information Technology, Computer Science and Chemical & Polymer Operator Technology are just a few of the Learn and Earn programs offered to students at WVU Parkersburg.
In Addition to WVU Parkersburg, the Mid-Ohio Valley is also home to several additional community colleges, check out the links below to learn more.
WVU Parkersburg | Mountain State College | Washington State Community College