Blue Ridge Community and Technical College

13650 Apple Harvest Drive, Martinsburg
WV, 25403
Tel: (304)260-4380
4,400 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
Blue Ridge Community and Technical College serves 4,400 students (27% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 8%.
Blue Ridge Community and Technical College is one of 2 community colleges within Berkeley County, WV.

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Blue Ridge 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 4,400 teachers has grown by 102% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 has decreased from 54:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.31 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 24% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,400 students
1,273 students
Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
1,200 students
829 students
Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 3,200 students
1,017 students
Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Blue Ridge Community and Technical College sch enrollment Blue Ridge Community and Technical College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan 1%
1%
% Asian 1%
2%
Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian - 1%
% Hispanic 3%
7%
Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black 11%
12%
Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Black (2006-2012)
% White 82%
66%
Blue Ridge Community and Technical College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races 2%
2%
Blue Ridge Community and Technical College More (2009-2012)
Blue Ridge Community and Technical College sch ethnicity Blue Ridge 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. 0.31 0.45
Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,120 is less than the state average of $5,961. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,616 is less than the state average of $10,075. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,120 $5,961
Blue Ridge Community and Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,616 $10,075
Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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