Pierpont Community and Technical College

Tel: (304)367-4692
2,838 students
Public institution
The mission of Pierpont Community & Technical College is to provide opportunities for learning, training, and further education that enrich the lives of individuals and promote the economic growth of our service region and state. Pierpont strives to enhance the quality of life for people and businesses of North Central West Virginia through accessible, affordable, comprehensive, responsive, workforce-related training, and quality higher education opportunities. Pierpont offers more than 50 associate degree programs, skill sets, one-year certificates, and customized workplace training throughout its 13-county service region.
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 higher than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 8%.
Pierpont Community and Technical College is the only community colleges within Marion County County, WV.
The nearest community college is West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport (14.8 miles away).

School Overview

Pierpont 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 121 staff
60 staff
Pierpont Community and Technical College Total Faculty (2009-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,838 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from :1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,838 students
1,269 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
810 students
Pierpont Community and Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 749 students
1,017 students
Pierpont Community and Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Pierpont Community and Technical College sch enrollment Pierpont Community and Technical College sta enrollment
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Pierpont Community and Technical College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
9%
12%
Pierpont Community and Technical College Black (2006-2013)
% White
84%
57%
Pierpont Community and Technical College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
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 sch ethnicity Pierpont 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. 0.12 0.53
Pierpont Community and Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,150 is less than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,852 is less than the state average of $10,252. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,150 $5,740
Pierpont Community and Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,852 $10,252
Pierpont Community and Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 1,132 255
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 93%
89%
Pierpont Community and Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (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 0.15, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in West Virginia is Valley College-Beckley. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.