New River Community and Technical College: Review & Facts

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New River Community and Technical College is a medium two-year, public school with 2,860 students enrolled. This college was originated in 2003 and is one of the 4 schools and colleges located in Beckley, West Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
24
1-year certificate and associate's degree are available at New River Community and Technical College.

New River Community and Technical College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 24 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Laboratory Assistance, Business, and Medical Assistant. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
39%
The rate of student retention at New River Community and Technical College is very low at 39% (way below West Virginia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at New River Community and Technical College is very low: 15%. Nearly 13% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at New River Community and Technical College is reasonably decent - 20:1. Learn more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,700
Average tuition charges are low - about $7,700 a year.

Read the details about New River Community and Technical College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This school might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at New River Community and Technical College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (304) 929-6736 or check New River Community and Technical College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
New River Community and Technical College offers a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at New River Community and Technical College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Presently there is no on-campus housing at New River Community and Technical College.

Based on the college crime information, New River Community and Technical College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

New River Community and Technical College Location and Maps



Post Address: New River Community and Technical College, 221 George Street, Suite 2, Beckley, West Virginia 25801, USA
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