Pierpont Community and Technical College

Tel: 3043333684
2,838 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
Pierpont Community and Technical College serves 2,838 students (74% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the community college average of 24:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 14%.
Pierpont Community and Technical College is the only community colleges within Marion County, WV.
The nearest community college is West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport (14.80 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 121 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College Pierpont Community and Technical College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 121 staff
61 staff
Pierpont Community and Technical College Total Faculty (2009-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,838 has grown by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 93% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,838 students 1,296 students
Pierpont Community and Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1
21:1
Pierpont Community and Technical College Student Staff (2009-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,089 students
814 students
Pierpont Community and Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 749 students
1,040 students
Pierpont Community and Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Pierpont Community and Technical College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
2%
21%
Pierpont Community and Technical College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
9%
15%
Pierpont Community and Technical College Black (2006-2013)
% White
84%
51%
Pierpont Community and Technical College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Pierpont Community and Technical College More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Pierpont Community and Technical College Unknown (2006-2013)
Pierpont 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. 0.29 0.68
Pierpont Community and Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,440 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,542 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,440 $5,660
Pierpont Community and Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,542 $10,250
Pierpont Community and Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 1,132 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 93%
89%
Pierpont 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.