Huntington Junior College

Tel: (304)697-7550
667 students
Private for-profit

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Founded in 1936 as a private institution of higher education, Huntington Junior College is a comprehensive, open-admission junior college located in the easily-accessible urban area and serving residents of the Tri-State area of West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio.
School Highlights:
Huntington Junior College serves 667 students (90% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 8%.
Huntington Junior College is one of 3 community colleges within Cabell County, WV.
The nearest community college is ITT Technical Institute-Huntington (0.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Huntington Junior College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 667 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has declined by 31% over five years.
Total Enrollment
667 students
1,303 students
Huntington Junior College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
601 students
834 students
Huntington Junior College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 66 students
1,040 students
Huntington Junior College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Huntington Junior College sch enrollment Huntington Junior College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
-
7%
Huntington Junior College Hispanic (2006-2011)
% Black
6%
11%
Huntington Junior College Black (2006-2012)
% White
91%
66%
Huntington Junior College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Huntington Junior College More (2008-2012)
Huntington Junior College sch ethnicity Huntington Junior College sta ethnicity
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. 0.17 0.44
Huntington Junior College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $7,485 is more than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,485 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $7,485 $5,890
Huntington Junior College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,485 $10,050
Huntington Junior College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Huntington Junior College is committed to providing an equal opportunity educational experience to ensure student learning, validate student outcomes, and promote academic excellence through a qualified and dedicated faculty, staff, and administration. The College provides quality education in seven two-year associate degree programs and three diploma programs. While adapting to the changing needs of society, the College has remained true to its mission throughout its long history. Huntington Junior College was founded in 1936 by Chester A. Riley, Jr., and is located in downtown Huntington. The College has remained in downtown Huntington and, is locally owned and operated. Huntington Junior College offers seven different associate degree programs that will help you prepare for your new career. Most of these programs can be completed in as little as 18-months. Degree programs offered at Huntington Junior College includes Accounting, Dental Assisting, Business Management, Medical Assisting, Computer Information Systems and Professional Office Administration. Diploma Programs includes Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting and Professional Office Administration. The College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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Did You Know?
For West Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,452 per year for in-state students and $9,213 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $10,690 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 0.15, which is lower than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in West Virginia is Valley College-Beckley. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.