Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College

Dempsey Branch Road, Mount Gay
WV, 25637
Tel: (304)896-7098
2,116 students
Public institution
Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College is a comprehensive community college located in a rural environment. The College strives to fulfill current and future higher educational and vocational/technical needs of southern West Virginia, its service area and beyond. Our College emphasizes student-oriented, transferable learning, enabling students to achieve work, career and personal success.
School Highlights:
Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College serves 2,116 students (67% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 0% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is less than the state average of 8%.
Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College is the only community colleges within Logan County, WV.

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 2,116 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of -:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,116 students
1,283 students
Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,408 students
832 students
Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 708 students
1,020 students
Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College sch enrollment Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
- 2%
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
- 7%
% Black
-
12%
Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College Black (2006-2011)
% White
100%
66%
Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College sch ethnicity Southern West Virginia Community and Technical 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. 0.00 0.45
Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2011)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,520 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,312 is less than the state average of $10,075. The out-state tuition has declined by 36% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,520 $5,940
Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,312 $10,075
Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Our College provides high-quality, affordable, student-friendly, and easily accessible educational services. We are highly effective and flexible in responding to state and community demands, and adapting to a global socio-economic system. Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College was established as an open-door, comprehensive community college on July 1, 1971 (named Southern West Virginia Community College) by combining two existing branches of Marshall University. Through legislation enacted in March 1995, the College's name was changed to Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College. Both the Williamson and Logan branches had been in operation since 1963 under the academic, fiscal, and administrative control of Marshall University, providing primarily the first two years of liberal arts, teacher education, and career programs in secretarial science, and radiologic technology. Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College gives residents of southern West Virginia and eastern Kentucky opportunities to secure their success, with two-year associate degrees, and certificates in more than twenty technical and occupational career fields. Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College is a member institution of the Community and Technical College System of West Virginia and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges.

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