Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College: Review & Facts

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Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College is a small two-year, public school with 1,580 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1953 and is the only college located in South Charleston, West Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
40
Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College will give you the option to receive a 1-year certificate or associate's degree.

Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 40 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Medical, General Studies, Accounting and Finance, and Business. 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 before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
49%
The rate of student retention at Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College is very low at 49% (way below West Virginia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College is very low: 11%. Around 14% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College is pretty decent -- 14:1. Read more details about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$8,800
Average tuition prices are relatevely low - $8,800 per year.

Read the details about Kanawha Valley 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
The 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 Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (304) 205-6600 or check Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$2,600
Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College offers a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Kanawha Valley 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.

Safety
Grade
A
Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 700 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low -- roughly $2,600 a year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

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

Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College Location and Maps



Post Address: Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College, 2001 Union Carbide Drive, South Charleston, West Virginia 25303, USA
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