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 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 to Mountwest Community and Technical College is Huntington Junior College (0.8 miles away).

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 LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty94 staff49 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Mountwest Community and Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Mountwest Community and Technical College diversity score of 0.29 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment2,026 students1,060 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:123:1
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# Full-Time Students1,315 students435 students
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# Part-Time Students711 students625 students
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% Asian
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1%
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% Hispanic
1%
2%
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% Black
8%
7%
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% White
84%
87%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score0.290.24
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College Completion Rate
9%
43%
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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
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,946$8,257
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid78%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$8,500$11,788
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,714$4,750
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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 $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.