West Virginia Northern Community College (change college)

West Virginia Northern Community College

Strategic Measures

What is the college's overall performance, based on seven strategic performance measures?

Strategic Measure Outcome National Rank Among
All Colleges
National Rank Among
Medium-sized Public Colleges
Percentile Percentile
Graduation + transfer rate 21.5 % 7th 9th
First-year retention rate 80.0 % 23rd 15th
Cost per student (FTE) $5,434 7th 3rd
Cost per completion $33,951 20th 7th
Completions per 100 FTE students 16 36th 52nd
Cost of attrition * $0.5m N/A N/A
Student loan default rate 20.8 % 94th 95th
Salary to Cost Ratio 103.7 % 92nd 95th

* Amount spent by the college to educate first-year degree-seeking students (first-time, full-time) who did not begin a second year.