Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College

2001 Union Carbide Drive
South Charleston, WV 25303-0000
Tel: (304)205-6600
  • 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 is Everest Institute-Cross Lanes (3.00 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 94 teachers has declined by 28% over five years.
Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College(WV) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty94 staff49 staff
Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 1,573 has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
  • The school's 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
Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio17:123:1
Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students993 students435 students
Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students580 students625 students
Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College Enrollment Breakdown WV All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
1%
Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
1%
2%
Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
12%
7%
Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College Black (2007-2016)
% White
81%
87%
Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
1%
1%
Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College More (2008-2016)
% Unknown races
3%
2%
Kanawha Valley 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.0.330.24
Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
7%
29%
Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2014)

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
Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$8,500$8,257
Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid83%93%
Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$10,513$12,318
Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2014)
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,270$5,021
Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2014)
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 $11,911 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 0.67. The most diverse community college in West Virginia is Bridgemont Community and Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.