New River Community and Technical College

280 University Drive
Beaver, WV 25813
Tel:
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 18:1 is lower than the community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 14%.
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 147% 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
61 staff
New River Community and Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,551 has grown by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 31:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 46% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,551 students 1,296 students
New River Community and Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
21:1
New River Community and Technical College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,657 students
814 students
New River Community and Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 894 students
1,040 students
New River Community and Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
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 (2006-2013)
% Asian
1%
5%
New River Community and Technical College Asian (2009-2013)
% Hispanic
1%
21%
New River Community and Technical College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
8%
15%
New River Community and Technical College Black (2006-2013)
% White
88%
51%
New River Community and Technical College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
New River Community and Technical College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
New River Community and Technical College Unknown (2010-2013)
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 0.68
New River Community and Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,706 is less than the state average of $5,660. 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 $10,250. The out-state tuition has declined by 24% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,706 $5,660
New River Community and Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,843 $10,250
New River Community and Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 86%
89%
New River Community and Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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
    234 students | 2.10 Mi120 New River Town Center
    Beckley, WV 25801
    (304)252-9547
    2.10234
  • 1,162 students | 27.50 Mi619 2nd Avenue
    Montgomery, WV 25136
    (304)734-6601
    27.501,162
  • Valley College-Princeton
    Private for-profit
    66 students | 30.00 Mi616 Harrison St
    Princeton, WV 24740
    (304)425-2323
    30.0066
  • 1,935 students | 36.10 Mi219 Rock St
    Bluefield, WV 24701
    (304)327-4000
    36.101,935
  • 236 students | 39.00 Mi4799 Midland Dr
    Charleston, WV 25306
    (3.0)434-8196
    39.00236
Recent Articles
January 22, 2016
Many degree programs require students to take electives but what are the pros and cons of elective courses?
December 03, 2015
Tuition expenses continue to rise each and every year, forcing students to find ever more creative ways to raise money. In this article you will find plenty of creative ways to raise money for school.
November 05, 2015
More and more, students are choosing to go to community college over traditional four-year universities but community colleges still have a bad reputation. Learn why in this informative article.
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.