Mountwest Community and Technical College

Tel: (866)676-5533
2,132 students
Public institution
Mountwest Community and Technical College is a public institution of the West Virginia Community and Technical College System. The College provides open access to education and training for a diverse population and assists students and employers to meet regional and global workforce demands. Mountwest Community and Technical College will be a regional leader in learning-centered and future-focused education. Mountwest Community and Technical College fulfills its educational mission through developmental education; career and technical education; university transfer education; general education; professional and personal development; lifelong learning.
School Highlights:
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Mountwest Community and Technical College serves 2,132 students (60.51% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 14%.
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Mountwest Community and Technical College is one of 3 community colleges within Cabell County, WV.
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The nearest community college is Huntington Junior College (0.79 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 103 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
Mountwest Community and Technical College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 103 staff
61 staff
Mountwest Community and Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,132 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 44% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,132 students 1,294 students
Mountwest Community and Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1
21:1
Mountwest Community and Technical College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,290 students
822 students
Mountwest Community and Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 842 students
1,025 students
Mountwest Community and Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Mountwest Community and Technical College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Mountwest Community and Technical College American Indian/Alaskan (2010-2013)
% Black
8%
12%
Mountwest Community and Technical College Black (2006-2013)
% White
80%
57%
Mountwest Community and Technical College White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
10%
3%
Mountwest Community and Technical College Unknown (2006-2013)
Mountwest Community and Technical 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. 0.10 0.53
Mountwest Community and Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,354 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,774 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,354 $5,694
Mountwest Community and Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,774 $10,252
Mountwest Community and Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 73%
89%
Mountwest Community and Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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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 0.48. The most diverse community college in West Virginia is Valley College-Beckley. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.