Pierpont Community and Technical College

Tel: 3043333684
2,838 students
Public institution
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 22:1.
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, 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.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 121 staff
59 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
1,282 students
Pierpont Community and Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1
22:1
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 Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% 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 Ethnicity Breakdown Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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 $4,440 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,542 is more than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,440 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,542 $10,294
Pierpont Community and Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 1,132 252
% 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.