Pierpont Community and Technical College

School Highlights

Pierpont Community and Technical College serves 1,828 students (56% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the state community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 17%.

Top Rankings

Pierpont Community and Technical College ranks 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's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty121 staff49 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Pierpont Community and Technical College has declined by 35% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
The Pierpont Community and Technical College diversity score of 0.32 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has grown by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,828 students950 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:122:1
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# Full-Time Students1,022 students540 students
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# Part-Time Students806 students410 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
1,192652
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% Asian
1%
1%
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% Hispanic
2%
2%
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% Black
4%
6%
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% White
82%
83%
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% Two or more races
4%
2%
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% Non Resident races
4%
2%
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% Unknown races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.320.30
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College Completion Rate
25%
36%
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,440 is more than the state average of $3,610. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $10,542 is more than the state average of $8,321. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,440$3,610
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Out-State Tuition Fees$10,542$8,321
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid81%92%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,554$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,227$4,750
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Pierpont Community and Technical College is West Virginia Junior College-Bridgeport (14.9 miles away).
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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.