Mountain State College

Tel: (304)485-5487
165 students
Private for-profit

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Founded in 1888, Mountain State College is committed to the educational and personal enrichment of each student. In today’s competitive job market, an education is an investment in your future. It gives you the opportunity to have a career in a field that you enjoy.
School Highlights:
Mountain State College serves 165 students (98% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 8%.
Mountain State College is one of 2 community colleges within Wood County, WV.
The nearest community college is West Virginia University at Parkersburg (4.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Mountain State 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 165 teachers has grown by 57% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 8:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 33% over five years.
Total Enrollment
165 students
1,287 students
Mountain State College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
161 students
832 students
Mountain State College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 4 students
1,021 students
Mountain State College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Mountain State College sch enrollment Mountain State College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
-
2%
Mountain State College Asian (2006-2007)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
- 7%
% Black
2%
12%
Mountain State College Black (2006-2012)
% White
98%
66%
Mountain State College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Mountain State College sch ethnicity Mountain State 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. 0.04 0.45
Mountain State College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $8,215 is more than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,215 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $8,215 $5,890
Mountain State College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,215 $10,050
Mountain State College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Founded in 1888, Mountain State College is committed to the educational and personal enrichment of each student. In today’s competitive job market, an education is an investment in your future. It gives you the opportunity to have a career in a field that you enjoy. At Mountain State College, we offer career programs, taught by professionals. We can help you build the future you deserve. Mountain State College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). ACICS is designated as a nationally-recognized accrediting agency by the US Department of Education. Mountain State College is also approved for training of veterans.

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