Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College: Review & Facts

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College
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Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College is a small two-year, public school with 2,180 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1960 and is the only institution located in Mount Gay, West Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
24
At Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College you can receive your 1-year certificate or associate's degree.

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College follows a trimester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 24 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Medical, Nursing, Management, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to 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 good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
48%
The rate of student retention at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College is very low at 48% (way below West Virginia average). Considering this statistic, apparently students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College is very low - 21%.

Student to faculty ratio at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College is pretty decent: 15:1. Find out more information regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$4,400
Average tuition cost is very low, about $4,200 per academic year. The additional fees at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $200; which totals $4,400 a year.

Read the details about Southern West Virginia 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
Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College will consider accepting 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) for admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (304) 896-7098 or check Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College provides a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Southern West Virginia 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
Currently there is no on-campus housing at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College.

Based on the college crime numbers, Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College Location and Maps



Post Address: Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, Dempsey Branch Road, Mount Gay, West Virginia 25637, USA
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