New River Community and Technical College

280 University Drive
Beaver, WV 25813
Tel: (304)929-5450
2,551 students
Public institution
School Highlights
New River Community and Technical College serves 2,551 students (65% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the state community college average of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 13%.
New River Community and Technical College is one of 2 community colleges within Raleigh County, WV.
The nearest community college is Valley College-Beckley (2.10 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 168 teachers has grown by 133% over five years.
College New River Community and Technical College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 168 staff
62 staff
New River Community and Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 2,551 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 31:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 22% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,551 students 1,371 students
New River Community and Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
22:1
New River Community and Technical College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 1,657 students
779 students
New River Community and Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 894 students
1,083 students
New River Community and Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
New River Community and Technical College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
New River Community and Technical College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Asian
1%
5%
New River Community and Technical College Asian (2009-2014)
% Hispanic
1%
20%
New River Community and Technical College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
8%
15%
New River Community and Technical College Black (2006-2014)
% White
88%
49%
New River Community and Technical College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
New River Community and Technical College More (2010-2014)
New River 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. 0.22 0.70
New River Community and Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,706 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 28% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,843 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has declined by 24% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,706 $5,664
New River Community and Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,843 $10,360
New River Community and Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • New River Community and Technical College provides accessible, affordable, quality education and workforce programs to meet the needs of the region it serves. We serve students with campuses in Beaver/Beckley, Princeton, Summersville, and Lewisburg.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Valley College-Beckley
    Private for-profit
    331 students | 2.10 Mi120 New River Town Center
    Beckley WV 25801
    (304)252-9547
    2.10331
  • 1,162 students | 27.50 Mi619 2nd Avenue
    Montgomery WV 25136
    (304)734-6601
    27.501,162
  • Valley College-Princeton
    Private for-profit
    89 students | 30.00 Mi617 Mercer Street
    Princeton WV 24740
    (304)425-2323
    30.0089
  • 1,563 students | 36.10 Mi219 Rock St
    Bluefield WV 24701
    (304)327-4000
    36.101,563
  • 259 students | 39.00 Mi4799 Midland Dr
    Charleston WV 25306
    (304)348-1965
    39.00259
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 $11,896 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.