School Highlights

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College serves 3,912 students (24% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 15%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 3,912 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,432
  • Out-state tuition: $6,192
  • Student:teacher ratio: 20:1
  • Minority enrollment: 19%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in West Virginia for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 199 teachers has grown by 95% over five years.
Blue Ridge Community and Technical College
(WV) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
199 staff
49 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Blue Ridge Community and Technical College has declined by 31% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 33:1 over five years.
The Blue Ridge Community and Technical College diversity score of 0.34 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,912 students
1,062 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
13:1
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# Full-Time Students
920 students
628 students
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# Part-Time Students
2,992 students
434 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
211 students
154 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
920 students
628 students
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# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
2,992 students
453 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
100 students
% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
5%
3%
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% Black
6%
5%
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% White
81%
85%
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% Two or more races
5%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.34
0.27
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
35%
29%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.97%

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,432 is less than the state average of $3,610. The in-state tuition has declined by 14% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $6,192 is less than the state average of $8,321. The out-state tuition has declined by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$3,432
$3,610
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$6,192
$8,321
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
89%
93%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$13,000
$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$6,189
$4,580
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
90%
SAT Reading
n/a
450
SAT Math
n/a
460
ACT Composite
n/a
19
ACT English
n/a
19
ACT Math
n/a
18
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Blue Ridge Community and Technical College cost?

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College's tuition is approximately $3,432 for In-State students and $6,192 for Out-State students.

What is Blue Ridge Community and Technical College's ranking?

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College ranks among the top 20% of community college in West Virginia for: Least expensive tuition, Diversity in US community colleges, Average community college minority breakdown and Largest student body.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 3,912 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,432
  • Out-state tuition: $6,192
  • Student:teacher ratio: 20:1
  • Minority enrollment: 19%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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