Bridgemont Community and Technical College

Tel: (304)734-6601
  • WVU Tech was founded as Montgomery Preparatory School in 1895. Throughout our more than 100 year history, we have graduated many alumni who have gone on to have vital and productive careers in engineering, technology, business and health care. And, our engineering graduates are typically among the highest paid in their fields. WVU Tech is known for its more than 40 excellent baccalaureate programs of study – in engineering, sciences, mathematics, health care, business, humanities and social sciences. Our programs are housed in the College of Business, Humanities and Social Sciences, the Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences, and the Department of Nursing. We pride ourselves on an outstanding and dedicated faculty who are committed to the welfare and education of each of our students. WVU Tech makes it possible for working adults to earn a baccalaureate degree through our Regents’ Bachelor of Arts program. Students in this program take traditional college courses and may earn college-equivalent credit for work and life experiences that can be equated to college courses. We also offer a large selection of on-line courses and programs that make distance learning an integral part of what we do! WVU Tech provides opportunities for an active and positive student life with over 30 clubs and organizations, a student newspaper, Greek life, intercollegiate athletics and intramurals for men and women, music, theater, on-campus entertainment, tutoring, career planning and counseling services. Outdoor enthusiasts will find numerous nearby recreational activities including; downhill skiing, hiking, mountain biking and white water rafting.
School Highlights
  • Bridgemont Community and Technical College serves 1,162 students (37% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the state community college average of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 13%.
  • Bridgemont Community and Technical College is the only community colleges within Fayette County, WV.
  • The nearest community college is Carver Career Center (14.70 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 35% over five years.
Bridgemont Community and Technical College (WV) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public Public
Total Faculty 49 staff 29 staff
Bridgemont Community and Technical College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 1,162 has grown by 14% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.44 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has grown by 91% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,162 students 1,015 students
Bridgemont Community and Technical College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1 23:1
Bridgemont Community and Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 435 students 435 students
Bridgemont Community and Technical College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 727 students 580 students
Bridgemont Community and Technical College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Bridgemont Community and Technical College Enrollment Breakdown WV All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
20 20
Bridgemont Community and Technical College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
-
% Hispanic
1%
2%
Bridgemont Community and Technical College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
6%
7%
Bridgemont Community and Technical College Black (2007-2016)
% White
72%
87%
Bridgemont Community and Technical College White (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
19%
3%
Bridgemont Community and Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown WV All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.44 0.24
Bridgemont Community and Technical College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
19%
29%
Bridgemont Community and Technical College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2014)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,010 is less than the state average of $4,021. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $8,950 is more than the state average of $8,257. The out-state tuition has declined by 27% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,010 $4,021
Bridgemont Community and Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,950 $8,257
Bridgemont Community and Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 90% 93%
Bridgemont Community and Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $11,167 $12,318
Bridgemont Community and Technical College Median debt for students who have completed (2008-2013)
Median Debt for Dropouts $5,119 $5,021
Bridgemont Community and Technical College Median debt for students who have not completed (2008-2013)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For West Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,021 per year for in-state students and $8,257 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,787 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 0.24, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in West Virginia is Bridgemont Community and Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.