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Westmoreland County Community College

Westmoreland County Community College, also referred to as WCCC, is a coeducational, community college located in Youngwood, Pennsylvania, United States. It was founded in 1970. The main campus of WCCC is located a short distance from the New Stanton Interchange of the Pennsylvania Turnpike. The College grants admission to approximately 5, 000 students annually. The most important buildings of the College are as follows:
  • Founder's Hall
  • Commissioner's Hall
  • Business and Industry Center
  • Science Hall
The sports teams of the College are called the Wolfpacks. The official mascot is Westly Wolf. Students compete in baseball, basketball, bowling, golf, softball, and volleyball. The College has a well equipped fitness center with state-of-the-art aerobic equipment and strength training machines. The College also organizes sport camps for students to help them keep in shape.

Profile of Westmoreland County Community CollegeWestmoreland County Community College is found in Youngwood, PA. Youngwood is a large suburb. The school is a public institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Associate's degree at Westmoreland County Community College.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in business and management and cooking and culinary arts.

Westmoreland County Community College Selectivity

Westmoreland County Community College accepts all qualified applicants under its open-admission rules.

Student Enrolment

Students numbered 6, 239 in 2007 at the school.

The school reports its educational mission is:


"WCCC improves the quality of life of everyone we touch through education, training and cultural enrichment. "

Westmoreland County Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management104business management, accounting technology, human resources, marketing, banking, small business management, electronic commerce, MIS
Nursing and Emergency Medicine96registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Medical Support and Technology59medical coding, dental hygienist, surgical tech, medical assistant, dental assistant
Liberal Arts55liberal arts and sciences
Security and Law Enforcement45criminal justice and safety, fire protection tech, corrections
Family and Social Work38child care provider, human services
Cooking and Culinary Arts27pastry, chef training, culinary arts services, restaurant and catering management
Computer Science and Engineering26web design, computer networking, computer security, computer programming, computer applications programming, computer graphics, database administration
Medical administration22health and medical administrative, medical transcription, medical office assistant
office and Administration19executive secretary, administrative assistant, data entry, office management
Engineering Technician14computer hardware tech, electronics tech, manufacturing tech, architectural drafting, mechanical drafting, mechanical engineering tech
Mechanics and Repair12HVAC, computer repair
Production Trades11machinist, welding, machine shop assistant
Hospitality9hotel management, tourism and travel
Media9photo and film tech, radio and TV tech
Landscaping and Horticulture7floristry, turf management, applied horticulture
Law6legal assistant, legal secretary
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy6dietetic technician
Real Estate and Construction Management5real estate
Design1graphic design
Photography and Commercial Art0commercial art

Contact: Westmoreland County Community CollegeWestmoreland County Community College

Youngwood, PA 15697-1895

General Phone: (724) 925-4000

http://wccc.edu

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