Mountwest Community and Technical College

One Mountwest Way
Huntington, WV 25701-0000
Tel: (866)710-3140
  • 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 2,026 students (65% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the state community college average of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 13%.
  • Mountwest Community and Technical College is one of 2 community colleges within Cabell County, WV.
  • The nearest community college is Huntington Junior College (0.80 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 94 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Mountwest Community and Technical College(WV) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty94 staff49 staff
Mountwest Community and Technical College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 2,026 has declined by 32% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.29 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has grown by 31% over five years.
Total Enrollment2,026 students1,060 students
Mountwest Community and Technical College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
Mountwest Community and Technical College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,315 students435 students
Mountwest Community and Technical College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students711 students625 students
Mountwest Community and Technical College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Mountwest Community and Technical College Enrollment Breakdown WV All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
-
1%
Mountwest Community and Technical College Asian (2007-2009)
% Hispanic
1%
2%
Mountwest Community and Technical College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
8%
7%
Mountwest Community and Technical College Black (2007-2016)
% White
84%
87%
Mountwest Community and Technical College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
1%
1%
Mountwest Community and Technical College More (2012-2016)
% Unknown races
5%
2%
Mountwest Community and Technical College Ethnicity Breakdown WV All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.0.290.24
Mountwest Community and Technical College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
9%
29%
Mountwest Community and Technical College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,521 is less than the state average of $4,026. The in-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $8,946 is more than the state average of $8,257. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,521$4,026
Mountwest Community and Technical College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$8,946$8,257
Mountwest Community and Technical College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid78%93%
Mountwest Community and Technical College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$8,500$12,318
Mountwest Community and Technical College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$3,715$5,021
Mountwest Community and Technical College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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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 $11,911 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

West Virginia community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.24, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in West Virginia is Bridgemont Community and Technical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.