Beckley, WV has five higher education schools within its city limits. Valley College, the highest ranked school in the city, has a total student population of 90. It is the 2154th highest ranked school in the USA and the 30th highest in the state of West Virginia (#1 is Marshall University). Beckley lies in Raleigh county, which is one of the 16 counties in West Virginia. The Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area area has 131,050 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $15.85/hr average worker wage, and a $32,960 average annual salary.
Of the 5 schools in Beckley, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Valley College comes out as the most expensive ($24,497/yr), with New River Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $5,439/yr.Popular Bars in Beckley:
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Beckley|
|Mount Gay||WV||-||1||9.61491||36||45.1 miles|
|Rio Grande||OH||-||3||18.3873||146||99.9 miles|