Mountain State College

  • 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 158 students (93% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 23:1.
  • Mountain State College is one of 2 community colleges within Wood County, WV.
  • The nearest community college to Mountain State College is West Virginia University at Parkersburg (4.6 miles away).

Top Placements

Mountain State College places among the top 20% of community colleges in West Virginia for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Mountain State College(WV) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty10 staff49 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Mountain State College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Mountain State College diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment158 students1,060 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:123:1
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# Full-Time Students147 students435 students
This chart display the total number of Full-Time students enrollment of Mountain State College and average number of community college Full-Time students enrollment of WV by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
# Part-Time Students11 students625 students
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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.
% Asian
-
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.
% Black
-
7%
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 2012-13 school year data.
% White
100%
87%
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 2015-16 school year data.
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 Score0.000.24
This chart display the diversity score of Mountain State College and the community college average diversity score of WV by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
College Completion Rate
82%
43%
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 2014-15 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.

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $8,215 is less than the state average of $12,353. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$8,215$12,353
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%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 2015-16 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates$24,167$11,788
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 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$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 2014-15 school year data.
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) 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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