Mountwest Community and Technical College

  • Mountwest Community and Technical College is a public institution of the West Virginia Community and Technical College System. The College provides open access to education and training for a diverse population and assists students and employers to meet regional and global workforce demands. Mountwest Community and Technical College will be a regional leader in learning-centered and future-focused education. Mountwest Community and Technical College fulfills its educational mission through developmental education; career and technical education; university transfer education; general education; professional and personal development; lifelong learning.

School Highlights

Mountwest Community and Technical College serves 1,873 students (55% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the state community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 17%.

Top Placements

Mountwest Community and Technical College places among the top 20% of community colleges in West Virginia for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 94 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Mountwest Community and Technical College(WV) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty94 staff49 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Mountwest Community and Technical College has declined by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five years.
The Mountwest Community and Technical College diversity score of 0.37 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has grown by 29% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,873 students950 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:122:1
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# Full-Time Students1,035 students540 students
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# Part-Time Students838 students410 students
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% Asian
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1%
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% Hispanic
1%
2%
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% Black
5%
6%
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% White
78%
83%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
12%
4%
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Diversity Score0.370.30
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College Completion Rate
20%
36%
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Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $3,521 is less than the state average of $3,610. The in-state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,946 is more than the state average of $8,321. The out-state tuition has declined by 16% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,521$3,610
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,946$8,321
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid84%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates$7,200$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$4,750
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Mountwest Community and Technical College is Huntington Junior College (3.7 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Huntington Junior College
    Private for-profit
    315 students | 3.70 Mi900 Fifth Ave
    Huntington WV  25701
    (304) 697-7550
    3.70315
  • Tri-State Bible College
    Private not-for-profit
    51 students | 9.80 Mi506 Margaret St
    South Point OH  45680
    (740) 377-000000
    9.8051
  • 2,542 students | 14.50 Mi1400 College Drive
    Ashland KY  41101
    (606) 326-2000
    14.502,542
  • 1,235 students | 17.30 Mi1804 Liberty Ave
    Ironton OH  45638
    (740) 533-4600
    17.301,235
  • Daymar College-New Boston
    Private, for profit
    52 students | 38.60 Mi3879 Rhodes Ave.
    Portsmouth OH  45662
    (740) 456-4124
    38.6052
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Did You Know?
For West Virginia public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,610 per year for in-state students and $8,321 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,594 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

West Virginia community colleges have a diversity score of 0.30, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in West Virginia is Martinsburg College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.