New River Community and Technical College

  • New River Community and Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (www.hlcommission.org), a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. The college serves nine counties in southeast and south central West Virginia: Fayette, Greenbrier, Mercer, Monroe, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Raleigh, Summers and Webster. The College has four campuses: Greenbrier Valley Campus, Mercer County Campus, Nicholas County Campus and Raleigh County Campus and offers classes at educational sites within the service region and online.
School Highlights
  • New River Community and Technical College serves 2,551 students (65% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the state community college average of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 13%.
  • New River Community and Technical College is one of 2 community colleges within Raleigh County, WV.
  • The nearest community college to New River Community and Technical College is Valley College-Beckley (3.6 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 168 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
New River Community and Technical College(WV) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty168 staff49 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of New River Community and Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The New River Community and Technical College diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment2,551 students1,060 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:123:1
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# Full-Time Students1,657 students435 students
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# Part-Time Students894 students625 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
1%
2%
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% Black
8%
7%
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% White
88%
87%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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Diversity Score0.220.24
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College Completion Rate
12%
43%
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,143 is less than the state average of $4,026. The in-state tuition has declined by 25% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $3,450 is less than the state average of $8,257. The out-state tuition has declined by 46% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,143$4,026
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Out-State Tuition Fees$3,450$8,257
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Tuition NotesNo additional tuition cost after 12 credit hours
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid90%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$6,576$11,788
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,722$4,750
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to New River Community and Technical College is Valley College-Beckley (3.6 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Valley College-Beckley
    Private, for profit
    331 students | 3.60 Mi120 New River Town Center
    Beckley WV  25801
    (304)252-9547
    3.60331
  • Valley College-Princeton
    Private, for profit
    89 students | 27.60 Mi617 Mercer Street
    Princeton WV  24740
    (304)425-2323
    27.6089
  • 1,162 students | 30.50 Mi619 2nd Avenue
    Montgomery WV  25136
    (304)734-6601
    30.501,162
  • 1,563 students | 34.90 Mi219 Rock St
    Bluefield WV  24701
    (304)327-4000
    34.901,563
  • 259 students | 43.00 Mi4799 Midland Dr
    Charleston WV  25306
    (304)348-1965
    43.00259
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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.