Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College

  • The mission of the Community and Technical College System of West Virginia is to deliver affordable, accessible high quality education and training that dynamically advances the economic and social development of West Virginia. The West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education, the state-level coordinating body for community and technical college education, is seeking an individual to serve as the Director of Workforce and Economic Development. This position reports to and works closely with the Chancellor to support statewide initiatives relating to technical program development; workforce training; economic development; and grant development and management.
School Highlights
  • Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College serves 1,573 students (63% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the state community college average of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 13%.
  • Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College is one of 4 community colleges within Kanawha County, WV.
  • The nearest community college to Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College is Everest Institute-Cross Lanes (3.0 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 94 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Kanawha Valley 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 Faculty94 staff49 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College diversity score of 0.33 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,573 students1,060 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:123:1
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# Full-Time Students993 students435 students
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# Part-Time Students580 students625 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
1%
2%
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% Black
12%
7%
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% White
81%
87%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.330.24
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College Completion Rate
7%
28%
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,560 is less than the state average of $4,026. The in-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $8,500 is more than the state average of $8,257. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,560$4,026
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,500$8,257
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid83%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,513$12,344
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,270$4,750
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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 $4,026 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.

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