2001 Union Carbide Drive
South Charleston, WV 25303
Top Ranked (2023): View Rankings
  • 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 higher than the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 15%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 1,573 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,560
  • Out-state tuition: $8,500
  • Student:teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Minority enrollment: 19%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

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

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 Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
94 staff
49 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 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,573 students
1,162 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
13:1
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# Full-Time Students
993 students
628 students
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# Part-Time Students
580 students
434 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
101 students
154 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
993 students
628 students
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# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
580 students
453 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
100 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
1%
3%
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% Black
12%
5%
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% White
81%
85%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.33
0.27
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
7%
19%
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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 $3,560 is less than the state average of $3,610. 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 $8,321. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$3,560
$3,610
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$8,500
$8,321
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
83%
93%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$10,513
$12,344
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,270
$4,945
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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 Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College cost?

Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College's tuition is approximately $3,560 for In-State students and $8,500 for Out-State students.

What is Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College's ranking?

Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College ranks among the top 20% of community college in West Virginia for: Diversity in US community colleges, Average community college minority breakdown and Highest completion rates.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 1,573 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,560
  • Out-state tuition: $8,500
  • Student:teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Minority enrollment: 19%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For West Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,610 per year for in-state students and $8,321 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,594 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

West Virginia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.27, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in West Virginia is Martinsburg College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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