• 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 1,768 students (59% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 15%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,768 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,521
  • Out-state tuition: $8,946
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 23%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Mountwest Community and Technical College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in West Virginia for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 145 teachers has grown by 36% over five years.
Mountwest Community and Technical College
(WV) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Associate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
145 staff
49 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Mountwest Community and Technical College has declined by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The Mountwest Community and Technical College diversity score of 0.39 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,768 students
1,009 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
15:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,035 students
567 students
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# Part-Time Students
733 students
442 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
650 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
1%
2%
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% Black
5%
6%
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% White
77%
85%
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% Two or more races
2%
3%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
% Unknown races
13%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.39
0.27
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College Completion Rate
23%
29%
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,521 is less than the state average of $3,610. The in-state tuition has declined by 9% 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 7% 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 Aid
78%
90%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$7,500
$9,753
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$3,700
$4,750
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
94%
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)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,768 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,521
  • Out-state tuition: $8,946
  • Student:teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Minority enrollment: 23%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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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 0.27, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in West Virginia is Martinsburg College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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