Wabash Valley College is a community college located in Mount Carmel, Illinois, USA. As of Fall, 2004, it had 1375 students. Conventional students often attend either Southern Illinois University Carbondale or University of Southern Indiana upon completion of their associate degrees. Out-of-state tuition fees are waived at USI, in exchange for similar discounts for Indiana students in Illinois Eastern Community Colleges. The school is extremely inexpensive, and still offers enticing scholarships to local students and national athletes. It offers numerous night classes and distance learning courses for non-traditional students. Occupational courses are offered in coal mining and diesel technologies as well as Commercial Driver's License training. Another major program at the school is their two-year licensed practical nurse training program, which can also provide a springboard into a four-year program to become a registered nurse. English as a second language, or ESL, courses are offered in the district as well.
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