• Founded in 1888, Mountain State College is committed to the educational and personal enrichment of each student. In today�s competitive job market, an education is an investment in your future. It gives you the opportunity to have a career in a field that you enjoy.

School Highlights

Mountain State College serves 21 students (95% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 2:1 is lower than the state community college average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 15%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 21 students
  • In-state tuition: $8,215
  • Out-state tuition: $8,215
  • Acceptance Rate: 75%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 2:1
  • Minority enrollment: 5%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Mountain State College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in West Virginia for:

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Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 35% over five years.
Mountain State College
(WV) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Associate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
9 staff
49 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Mountain State College has declined by 86% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 2:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The Mountain State College diversity score of 0.10 is less than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
21 students
1,009 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
2:1
15:1
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# Full-Time Students
20 students
567 students
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# Part-Time Students
1 students
442 students
This chart display the total number of Part-Time students enrollment of Mountain State College and average number of community college Part-Time students enrollment of WV by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Mountain State College.
This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of WV.
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
650 students
% Asian
n/a
1%
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% Hispanic
n/a
2%
% Black
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Mountain State College and the percentage of Black community college students in WV by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% White
95%
85%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Mountain State College and the percentage of White community college students in WV by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Two or more races
n/a
3%
% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mountain State College.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score
0.10
0.27
This chart display the diversity score of Mountain State College and the community college average diversity score of WV by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
College Completion Rate
59%
29%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of Mountain State College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of WV by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$16,500
$25,000
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Mountain State College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of WV by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $8,215 is more than the state average of $3,610. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,215 is less than the state average of $8,321. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$8,215
$3,610
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Mountain State College and the public community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of WV by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Out-State Tuition Fees
$8,215
$8,321
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Mountain State College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of WV by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
100%
90%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Mountain State College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in WV by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$24,253
$9,753
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Mountain State College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in WV by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$12,167
$4,750
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Mountain State College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in WV by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
75%
94%
This chart display the percent admitted of Mountain State College and the community college average percent admitted of WV by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
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: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • Founded in 1888, Mountain State College is committed to the educational and personal enrichment of each student. In today�s competitive job market, an education is an investment in your future. It gives you the opportunity to have a career in a field that you enjoy. At Mountain State College, we offer career programs, taught by professionals. We can help you build the future you deserve. Mountain State College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). ACICS is designated as a nationally-recognized accrediting agency by the US Department of Education. Mountain State College is also approved for training of veterans.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 21 students
  • In-state tuition: $8,215
  • Out-state tuition: $8,215
  • Acceptance Rate: 75%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 2:1
  • Minority enrollment: 5%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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