• 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 1,292 students (65% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 15%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 1,292 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,521
  • Out-state tuition: $8,946
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 16%
  • 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:

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Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 145 teachers has grown by 54% over five years.
Mountwest Community and Technical College
(WV) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
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 32% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five years.
The Mountwest Community and Technical College diversity score of 0.29 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,292 students
1,062 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
13:1
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# Full-Time Students
839 students
628 students
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# Part-Time Students
453 students
434 students
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This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Mountwest Community and Technical College.
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
127 students
154 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
839 students
628 students
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# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
453 students
453 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
100 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
% Asian
n/a
1%
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% Hispanic
n/a
3%
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% Black
4%
5%
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% White
84%
85%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
9%
4%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score
0.29
0.27
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
27%
29%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
1.97%

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 5% 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 6% 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
83%
93%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Mountwest Community and Technical College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in WV by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$7,500
$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$3,818
$4,580
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
90%
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: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Mountwest Community and Technical College cost?

Mountwest Community and Technical College's tuition is approximately $3,521 for In-State students and $8,946 for Out-State students.

What schools are Mountwest Community and Technical College often compared to?

Mountwest Community and Technical Collegeis often viewed alongside schools like Huntington Junior College by visitors of our site.

What is Mountwest Community and Technical College's ranking?

Mountwest Community and Technical College ranks among the top 20% of community college in West Virginia for: Least debt for graduating students.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 1,292 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,521
  • Out-state tuition: $8,946
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 16%
  • 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 0.70. 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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