Pierpont Community and Technical College

School Highlights
  • Pierpont Community and Technical College serves 2,838 students (74% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is same as 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%.
  • Pierpont Community and Technical College is the only community colleges within Marion County, WV.
  • The nearest community college to Pierpont Community and Technical College is West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport (14.8 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 121 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Pierpont Community and Technical College(WV) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty121 staff49 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Pierpont Community and Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Pierpont Community and Technical College diversity score of 0.28 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment2,838 students1,060 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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# Full-Time Students2,089 students435 students
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# Part-Time Students749 students625 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-20
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% Asian
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1%
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% Hispanic
2%
2%
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% Black
9%
7%
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% White
84%
87%
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% Two or more races
2%
1%
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% Unknown races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.280.24
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College Completion Rate
11%
43%
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,440 is more than the state average of $4,026. The in-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $10,542 is more than the state average of $8,257. The out-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,440$4,026
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Out-State Tuition Fees$10,542$8,257
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid93%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$13,560$11,788
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,055$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.