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:
Mountwest Community and Technical College serves 2,132 students (61% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 14%.
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 103 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
College 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 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 0.35 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 94% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,132 students 1,296 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
814 students
Mountwest Community and Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 842 students
1,040 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%
15%
Mountwest Community and Technical College Black (2006-2013)
% White
80%
51%
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. 0.35 0.68
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 $5,660
Mountwest Community and Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,774 $10,250
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 0.52. The most diverse community college in West Virginia is Bridgemont Community and Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.