Mountain State College

Tel: (304)485-5487
158 students
Pivate, for profit
  • Founded in 1888, Mountain State College is committed to the educational and personal enrichment of each student. In today’s competitive job market, an education is an investment in your future. It gives you the opportunity to have a career in a field that you enjoy.
School Highlights
Mountain State College serves 158 students (93% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 0% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is less than the state average of 13%.
Mountain State College is one of 2 community colleges within Wood County, WV.
The nearest community college is West Virginia University at Parkersburg (4.60 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 28% over five years.
College Mountain State College (WV) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Pivate, for profit Public
Total Faculty 10 staff 29 staff
Mountain State College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 158 has declined by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
Total Enrollment 158 students 803 students
Mountain State College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 23:1
Mountain State College Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 147 students 435 students
Mountain State College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 11 students 501 students
Mountain State College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Mountain State College Enrollment Breakdown WV All Enrollment Breakdown
% White
100%
87%
Mountain State College White (2006-2014)
Mountain State College Ethnicity Breakdown WV All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.00 0.24
Mountain State College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $8,215 is less than the state average of $11,825. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $8,215 $11,825
Mountain State College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 97% 93%
Mountain State College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Founded in 1888, Mountain State College is committed to the educational and personal enrichment of each student. In today’s competitive job market, an education is an investment in your future. It gives you the opportunity to have a career in a field that you enjoy. At Mountain State College, we offer career programs, taught by professionals. We can help you build the future you deserve. Mountain State College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). ACICS is designated as a nationally-recognized accrediting agency by the US Department of Education. Mountain State College is also approved for training of veterans.

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Did You Know?
For West Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,178 per year for in-state students and $8,160 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,825 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

West Virginia community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.24, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in West Virginia is Bridgemont Community and Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.