Bridgemont Community and Technical College

Tel: (304)734-6601
1,162 students
Public institution
WVU Tech was founded as Montgomery Preparatory School in 1895. Throughout our more than 100 year history, we have graduated many alumni who have gone on to have vital and productive careers in engineering, technology, business and health care. And, our engineering graduates are typically among the highest paid in their fields. WVU Tech is known for its more than 40 excellent baccalaureate programs of study – in engineering, sciences, mathematics, health care, business, humanities and social sciences. Our programs are housed in the College of Business, Humanities and Social Sciences, the Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences, and the Department of Nursing. We pride ourselves on an outstanding and dedicated faculty who are committed to the welfare and education of each of our students. WVU Tech makes it possible for working adults to earn a baccalaureate degree through our Regents’ Bachelor of Arts program. Students in this program take traditional college courses and may earn college-equivalent credit for work and life experiences that can be equated to college courses. We also offer a large selection of on-line courses and programs that make distance learning an integral part of what we do! WVU Tech provides opportunities for an active and positive student life with over 30 clubs and organizations, a student newspaper, Greek life, intercollegiate athletics and intramurals for men and women, music, theater, on-campus entertainment, tutoring, career planning and counseling services. Outdoor enthusiasts will find numerous nearby recreational activities including; downhill skiing, hiking, mountain biking and white water rafting.
School Highlights:
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Bridgemont Community and Technical College serves 1,162 students (37.44% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 14%.
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Bridgemont Community and Technical College is the only community colleges within Fayette County, WV.
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The nearest community college is Carver Career Center (14.72 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Bridgemont 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
Total Faculty 49 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 1,162 teachers has grown by 56% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.11 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 45% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,162 students 1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students 435 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 727 students
1,017 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
% Black
6%
12%
% White
72%
57%
% Unknown races
19% 3%
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. 0.11 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,010 is less than the state average of $5,694. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,950 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has declined by 27% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,010 $5,694
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,950 $10,252
Total Dormitory Capacity 20 255
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 90%
89%
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For West Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,232 per year for in-state students and $7,933 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,896 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 0.48. The most diverse community college in West Virginia is Valley College-Beckley. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.