Mountain State College

Tel: (304)485-5487
  • 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 is West Virginia University at Parkersburg (4.60 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 28% 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
Mountain State College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 158 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
Total Enrollment158 students1,060 students
Mountain State College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio16:123:1
Mountain State College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students147 students435 students
Mountain State College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students11 students625 students
Mountain State College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Mountain State College Enrollment Breakdown WV All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
-
1%
Mountain State College Asian (2007-2008)
% Black
-
7%
Mountain State College Black (2007-2013)
% White
100%
87%
Mountain State College White (2007-2016)
Mountain State College Ethnicity Breakdown WV All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.000.24
Mountain State College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
82%
29%
Mountain State College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$16,500$23,900
Mountain State College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

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%
Mountain State College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$24,167$12,317
Mountain State College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$5,021
Mountain State College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
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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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 $12,353 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

West Virginia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.24, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in West Virginia is Bridgemont Community and Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.