Mountwest Community and Technical College

Tel: (866)710-3140
2,026 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
Mountwest Community and Technical College serves 2,026 students (65% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the state community college average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 13%.
Mountwest Community and Technical College is one of 3 community colleges within Cabell County, WV.
The nearest community college is Huntington Junior College (0.80 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 94 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
College Mountwest Community and Technical 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 Public institution Public
Total Faculty 94 staff 29 staff

Student Body

The student population of 2,026 has declined by 28% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,026 students 648 students
Student:Teacher Ratio 22:1 23:1
# Full-Time Students 1,315 students 373 students
# Part-Time Students 711 students 501 students
% Hispanic
1%
2%
% Black
8%
7%
% White
84%
87%
% Two or more races
1%
1%
% Unknown races
5%
3%
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. 0.29 0.24

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,952 is less than the state average of $3,934. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,160 is less than the state average of $8,950. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,952 $3,934
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,160 $8,950
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 78% 93%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Huntington Junior College
    Private for-profit
    648 students | 0.80 Mi900 Fifth Ave
    Huntington WV 25701
    (304)697-7550
    0.80648
  • 217 students | 1.60 Mi5183 US Route 60 Building 1 Ste40
    Huntington WV 25705
    (304)733-8700
    1.60217
  • Tri-State Bible College
    Private, non-profit
    59 students | 8.10 Mi506 Margaret St
    South Point OH 45680
    7403772520
    8.1059
  • 3,345 students | 12.50 Mi1400 College Drive
    Ashland KY 41101
    (606)326-2000
    12.503,345
  • 2,018 students | 14.60 Mi1804 Liberty Ave
    Ironton OH 45638
    (740)533-4600
    14.602,018
Did You Know?
For West Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,232 per year for in-state students and $7,933 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,963 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 0.50. The most diverse community college in West Virginia is Bridgemont Community and Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.