Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College
Avg. Degree Length 2-4 years
Established in 1960, Illinois Eastern Community Colleges-Wabash Valley College is a public community college located it Mount Carmel, Illinois. It belongs to the Illinois Eastern Community Colleges district, which is headquartered in Olney, Illinois. The college offers certificate and associate programs in a variety of fields like radio broadcasting, and nursing. An ESL program is also offered, in addition to occupational courses with a focus on real-world experience in areas such as coal mining and commercial driver’s license training. WVC is notable for its college radio station WVJC The Bash, and TV channel, News Channel 15, which are both managed by the students of the Radio/TV Broadcasting program. It has a student population of about 4000. Athletics and sports spirit is given great emphasis at the Wabash Valley, with both the baseball and basketball teams carving a name for themselves in the junior college sports scene. Students are also motivated to participate in community service through sports, and perform these activities throughout the year. Students at Wabash Valley enjoy the community atmosphere and security of a small town, while also reaping the benefits of a well-connected college with great facilities!