Bridgemont Community and Technical College

  • 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 to Bridgemont Community and Technical College is Carver Career Center (14.8 miles away).

Top Placements

Bridgemont Community and Technical College places among the top 20% of community colleges in West Virginia for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Bridgemont Community and Technical College(WV) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty49 staff49 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Bridgemont Community and Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The Bridgemont Community and Technical College diversity score of 0.44 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,162 students1,060 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
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# Full-Time Students435 students435 students
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# Part-Time Students727 students625 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
2020
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
1%
2%
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% Black
6%
7%
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% White
72%
87%
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% Unknown races
19%
2%
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Diversity Score0.440.24
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College Completion Rate
19%
28%
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,010 is less than the state average of $4,026. 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$4,026
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,950$8,257
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid90%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$11,167$11,504
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,119$4,750
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Bridgemont Community and Technical College is Carver Career Center (14.8 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
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    Charleston WV  25306
    (304) 348-1965
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    Charleston WV  25301
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  • 1,573 students | 23.40 Mi2001 Union Carbide Drive
    South Charleston WV  25303
    (304) 205-6600
    23.401,573
  • Valley College-Beckley
    Private, for profit
    331 students | 28.10 Mi120 New River Town Center
    Beckley WV  25801
    (304) 252-9547
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  • 63 students | 30.10 Mi5514 Big Tyler Rd
    Charleston WV  25313
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Did You Know?
For West Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,026 per year for in-state students and $8,257 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,353 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

West Virginia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.24, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in West Virginia is Bridgemont Community and Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.