• 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 23 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 3:1 is lower than the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 15%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 23 students
  • Private-state tuition: $8,215
  • Acceptance Rate: 75%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 3:1
  • Minority enrollment: 20%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Mountain State College
(WV) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
9 staff
49 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Mountain State College has declined by 70% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 has increased from 2:1 over five years.
The Mountain State College diversity score of 0.32 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
23 students
1,162 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
3:1
13:1
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# Full-Time Students
23 students
628 students
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# Part-Time Students
1 students
434 students
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This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Mountain State College.
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
44 students
154 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
23 students
628 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time undergraduate students enrollment of Mountain State College and average number of community college Full-time undergraduate  students enrollment of WV by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
453 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
100 students
% Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Mountain State College and the percentage of Asian community college students in WV by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
% Hispanic
n/a
3%
% Black
20%
5%
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 2020-21 school year data.
% White
80%
85%
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% Two or more races
n/a
2%
% Unknown races
n/a
4%
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
0.32
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 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
0.09%
0.56%
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 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.97%
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 private state tuition of $8,215 is less than the state average of $11,594. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$8,215
$11,594
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Mountain State College and the private community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of WV by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
83%
93%
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 2020-21 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%
90%
This chart display the percent admitted of Mountain State College and the community college average percent admitted of WV by year, with the latest 2020-21 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: 2021 (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Mountain State College cost?

Mountain State College's private state tuition is approximately $8,215.

What is the acceptance rate of Mountain State College?

The acceptance rate of Mountain State College is 75%, which is lower than the state average of 90%.

What is Mountain State College's ranking?

Mountain State College ranks among the top 20% of community college in West Virginia for: Average community college minority breakdown.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 23 students
  • Private-state tuition: $8,215
  • Acceptance Rate: 75%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 3:1
  • Minority enrollment: 20%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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