Public 2 Year

Westmoreland County Community College

Youngwood, Pennsylvania

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Westmoreland County Community College overview
Location Youngwood, Pennsylvania
Online wccc.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Westmoreland County Community College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad
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Westmoreland County Community College (WCCC), located in Youngwood, Pennsylvania, is a public, two-year institution offering a variety of associate degree and certificate programs. Founded in 1970, WCCC serves the region with a main campus in Youngwood and several satellite locations. The main campus is known for its modern, functional architecture set on a spacious suburban property, providing a focused academic environment with a blend of traditional and technical learning facilities. Situated approximately 30 miles southeast of Pittsburgh, the college allows for easy access to urban amenities while maintaining a distinct collegiate atmosphere. While the institution has an open admissions policy, emphasizing accessibility and opportunity for a diverse student body, academic rigor is maintained across its various programs. WCCC is particularly noted for its career-oriented curriculums in fields such as nursing, culinary arts, and trades. Although on-campus housing is not offered, the college supports a range of student services designed to facilitate educational success for its commuter students. WCCC does not have a notable presence in intercollegiate athletics.

Westmoreland County Community College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  1,340 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,831 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $8,280 plus fees of $1,752.


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Open Admission

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Annual Cost to Attend

In District Resident Tuition

In District Costs for Westmoreland County Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$1,752
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $7,200
Other Expenses Budget$2,080
Total One Year Cost$16,772

Pennsylvania Resident Tuition

In State Costs for Westmoreland County Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$1,752
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $7,200
Budget for Other Expenses$2,080
Total One Year Cost$20,912

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$33,500 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Westmoreland County Community College students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 32%
Business 20%
Computer and Information Sciences 10%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 9%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 5%

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