Cross Lanes, West Virginia (WV) Colleges and Universities

There are 11 schools located within a twenty five-mile radius of Cross Lanes, West Virginia. Read about the traditional schools in several categories, including lowest costs, to find the school for you.

Prospective college students living in and around Cross Lanes, WV, only have a handful of traditional colleges or universities to choose from. We explore the traditional institutions in a few different categories, based on data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Closest Schools to Cross Lanes, West Virginia

The closest schools to Cross Lanes tend to be 2-year or less-than-2-year institutions. There are only a few 4-year institutions that offer both undergraduate and graduate degree programs for interested students.

  • West Virginia State University (3.2 miles from downtown)
  • Ben Franklin Career Center (4.2 miles from downtown)
  • Strayer University-West Virginia (7.4 miles from downtown)
  • West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (9 miles from downtown)
  • Putnam Career and Technical Center (11.6 miles from downtown)

Largest Schools Near Cross Lanes, West Virginia

The largest schools near Cross Lanes are a fairly even mix of public and private institutions. Overall, schools near Cross Lanes are relatively small, with only a couple schools having more than 1,000 students.

  • West Virginia State University (3,166 students)
  • University of Charleston (2,327 students)
  • Ben Franklin Career Center (399 students)
  • Carver Career Center (223 students)
  • Strayer University-West Virginia (208 students)

Lowest Net Price

The NCES determines the average net cost for U.S. colleges and universities by subtracting the average amount of government or institutional financial aid that full-time undergrad students receive from the total cost of attendance. The net prices of Cross Lanes-area schools ranged from approximately $1,900 to over $24,000 for 2014-2015. These are the five least expensive:

  • Putnam Career and Technical Center ($1,886)
  • Carver Career Center ($3,829)
  • West Virginia State University ($7,690)
  • Ben Franklin Career Center ($10,703)
  • West Virginia Junior College-Charleston ($11,313)

Highest Graduation Rate

The Cross Lanes area schools (including specialty schools) boast graduation rates that range from 19% to 94% for 2015. This data is reported by the NCES, which studies graduation rates according to the amount of time it takes full-time undergraduate students to complete their degree programs. These figures reflect students who finished their programs within 150% of the usual time.

  • Carver Career Center (88% graduation rate)
  • Putnam Career and Technical Center (69% graduation rate)
  • West Virginia Junior College-Charleston (66% graduation rate)
  • University of Charleston (47% graduation rate)
  • West Virginia State University (28% graduation rate)

The Cross Lanes, WV, area is home to a handful of traditional schools that offer students a range of locations, sizes, prices, and graduation rates.

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