• 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. New River CTC offers Technical Education at the Advanced Technology Center in Ghent, WV as well. 

School Highlights

New River Community and Technical College serves 1,053 students (64% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 15%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,053 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,143
  • Out-state tuition: $3,450
  • Student:teacher ratio: 6:1
  • Minority enrollment: 8%
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute

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 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
168 staff
49 staff
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Student Body

The student population of New River Community and Technical College has declined by 58% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The New River Community and Technical College diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,053 students
1,162 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
13:1
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# Full-Time Students
679 students
628 students
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# Part-Time Students
374 students
434 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
836 students
154 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
679 students
628 students
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# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
374 students
453 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
100 students
% Asian
n/a
1%
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% Hispanic
n/a
3%
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% Black
5%
5%
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% White
92%
85%
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% Two or more races
n/a
2%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
n/a
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% Unknown races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.15
0.27
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
1.94%
0.56%
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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 $2,143 is less than the state average of $3,610. The in-state tuition has declined by 49% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $3,450 is less than the state average of $8,321. The out-state tuition has declined by 50% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$2,143
$3,610
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$3,450
$8,321
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Tuition Notes
No additional tuition cost after 12 credit hours
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
92%
93%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in New River 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
$6,651
$9,500
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in New River Community and Technical College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in WV by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,580
$4,580
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in New River Community and Technical College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in WV by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
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) , School Administrators

School Notes

  • https://www.newriver.edu/admissions/

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does New River Community and Technical College cost?

New River Community and Technical College's tuition is approximately $2,143 for In-State students and $3,450 for Out-State students.

What is New River Community and Technical College's ranking?

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

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,053 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,143
  • Out-state tuition: $3,450
  • Student:teacher ratio: 6:1
  • Minority enrollment: 8%
  • Source: Verified school update

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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 higher than the national average of 0.00. 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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