School Highlights

Pierpont Community and Technical College serves 1,912 students (55% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the state community college average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 15%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,912 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,440
  • Out-state tuition: $10,542
  • Student:teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Minority enrollment: 9%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size

School Overview

The teacher population of 139 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Pierpont Community and Technical College
(WV) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Associate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
139 staff
49 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Pierpont Community and Technical College has declined by 32% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The Pierpont Community and Technical College diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,912 students
1,009 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
15:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,054 students
567 students
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# Part-Time Students
858 students
442 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Pierpont Community and Technical College.
This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of WV.
Total Dormitory Capacity
1,192 students
650 students
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% Asian
n/a
1%
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% Hispanic
n/a
2%
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% Black
3%
6%
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% White
91%
85%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Pierpont Community and Technical College and the percentage of White community college students in WV by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Two or more races
4%
3%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
1%
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% Unknown races
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pierpont Community and Technical College.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score
0.17
0.27
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College Completion Rate
25%
29%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of Pierpont Community and Technical College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of WV by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Tuition 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 declined by 5% 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 declined by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$4,440
$3,610
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$10,542
$8,321
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Pierpont Community and Technical College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of WV by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
87%
90%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Pierpont Community and Technical College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in WV by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$13,000
$9,753
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Pierpont 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 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$6,368
$4,750
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Pierpont 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 2018-19 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
94%
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: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,912 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,440
  • Out-state tuition: $10,542
  • Student:teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Minority enrollment: 9%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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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 lower than the national average of 0.71. 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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