New River Community and Technical College

Tel: 3049296736
2,551 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
New River Community and Technical College serves 2,551 students (65% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 8%.
New River Community and Technical College is one of 2 community colleges within Raleigh County, WV.
The nearest community college is Valley College-Beckley (2.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 143 teachers has grown by 110% over five years.
New River Community and Technical College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 143 staff
59 staff
New River Community and Technical College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,551 teachers has grown by 30% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 31:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 33% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,551 students
1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
22:1
New River Community and Technical College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
1,657 students
810 students
New River Community and Technical College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 894 students
1,017 students
New River Community and Technical College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
New River Community and Technical College Asian (2009-2013)
% Hispanic
1%
7%
New River Community and Technical College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
8%
12%
% White
88%
57%
New River Community and Technical College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
New River Community and Technical College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
New River 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. 0.10 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,460 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,672 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,460 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,672 $10,294
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 86%
89%
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

New River Community and Technical College provides accessible, affordable, quality education and workforce programs to meet the needs of the region it serves. We serve students with campuses in Beaver, Princeton, Summersville, and Lewisburg as well as our Advanced Technology Center in Ghent.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Beckley Valley College-Beckley
    Private for-profit
    120 New River Town Center
    Beckley, WV 25801
    (304)252-9547
    2.1  Mi  |  234  students
  • Montgomery Bridgemont Community and Technical College
    Public
    619 2nd Avenue
    Montgomery, WV 25136
    (304)734-6601
    27.5  Mi  |  1162  students
  • Princeton Valley College-Princeton
    Private for-profit
    616 Harrison St
    Princeton, WV 24740
    (304)425-2323
    30  Mi  |  66  students
  • Bluefield Bluefield State College
    Public
    219 Rock St
    Bluefield, WV 24701
    (304)327-4000
    36.1  Mi  |  1935  students
  • Charleston Carver Career Center
    Public
    4799 Midland Dr
    Charleston, WV 25306
    (3.0)434-8196
    39  Mi  |  236  students

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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.