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Sign up now for 12- and 8-week courses in Fall Semester

Virginia Western Community College is currently offering open enrollment in its slate of short-term, late start classes for Fall…

VWCC closed for remainder of 10/11/18

Virginia Western is closing immediately at 2:15 p.m. on 10/11/18 due to flooding conditions. Night classes are cancelled.

Area cooks earn scholarships to Al Pollard Culinary Art Program through cooking competition

When Hotel Roanoke lead cook Michael Whitaker faced off against six other competitors at the 2018 Al Pollard Memorial…

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Why Should You Attend Virginia Western?

It's an Exceptional Value!

Virginia Western's full-time tuition is around $3,500 for an academic year. Compare that to $25,000+ for a four-year private college or $8,500+ for a four-year public college in Virginia!

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Numerous Transfer Opportunities

Virginia Western has guaranteed admissions agreements with 32 four-year colleges and universities. 23 of our Associates Degrees are designed for transfer students. On average, community college transfer students perform as well, if not better than, students who began their education at a four-year institution.

Unparalleled Employment Opportunities

Virginia Western has 68 Associates Degrees, Certificates, and Career Studies Certificates available. And the Hall Associates Career Center is available to assist students and alumni with finding internships and employment.


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A Beautiful and Vibrant Campus

Virginia Western is located on a 70-acre campus in southwest Roanoke, VA. The campus currently sports a state-of-the-art center for Science and Health Professions and a brand new Student Life Center. Work is soon to begin on a brand new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) facility!

Student Life

There are many opportunities to interact with your fellow students, from on-campus events like Spring Fling to intramural sports, honor societies, and more than 30 clubs & organizations!