Mountain State College

Tel: (304)485-5487
153 students
Private 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 153 students (94% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the state community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 14%.
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 Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 10 staff
61 staff
Mountain State College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 153 has grown by 44% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 8:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 225% over five years.
Total Enrollment 153 students 1,315 students
Mountain State College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
22:1
Mountain State College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 144 students
815 students
Mountain State College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 9 students
1,061 students
Mountain State College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Mountain State College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Black
7%
15%
Mountain State College Black (2006-2013)
% White
93%
49%
Mountain State College White (2006-2013)
Mountain State College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average 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. 0.13 0.70
Mountain State College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $8,215 is more than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,215 is less than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $8,215 $5,590
Mountain State College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,215 $10,086
Mountain State College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 94%
89%
Mountain State College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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 $3,559 per year for in-state students and $7,898 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,386 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 0.25, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in West Virginia is Bridgemont Community and Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.