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. 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 1,169 students (60% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the state community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 17%.

Top Rankings

New River Community and Technical College ranks 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's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty168 staff49 staff
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Student Body

The student population of New River Community and Technical College has declined by 54% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 31:1 over five years.
The New River Community and Technical College diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has declined by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,169 students950 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:122:1
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# Full-Time Students700 students540 students
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# Part-Time Students469 students410 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
1%
2%
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% Black
5%
6%
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% White
89%
83%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.200.30
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College Completion Rate
18%
36%
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Tuition Cost 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 42% 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 28% 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 NotesNo additional tuition cost after 12 credit hours
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid80%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates$6,500$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,500$4,750
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

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

Profile last updated: 07/13/2021

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to New River Community and Technical College is Valley College-Beckley (3.2 miles away).
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  • Valley College-Beckley
    Private for-profit
    117 students | 3.20 Mi120 New River Town Center
    Beckley, WV 25801
    (304) 252-9547
    3.20117
  • Valley College-Princeton
    Private for-profit
    50 students | 27.60 Mi617 Mercer Street
    Princeton, WV 24740
    (304) 425-2323
    27.6050
  • 1,162 students | 30.40 Mi619 2nd Avenue
    Montgomery, WV 25136
    (304) 734-6601
    30.401,162
  • 1,275 students | 35.20 Mi219 Rock St
    Bluefield, WV 24701
    (304) 327-4000
    35.201,275
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    Charleston, WV 25306
    (304) 348-1965
    42.90170
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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 0.30, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in West Virginia is Martinsburg College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.