New River Community and Technical College

280 University Drive
Beaver, WV 25813
Tel: 3049295450
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 14%.
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

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
# Full-Time Students
1,657 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 894 students
1,017 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
% Hispanic
1%
7%
% Black
8%
12%
% White
88%
57%
% Two or more races
1%
2%
% Unknown races
1%
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. 0.10 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,706 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 28% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,843 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has declined by 24% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,706 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,843 $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/Beckley, 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 0.25, 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.