Mountwest Community and Technical College: Review & Facts

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Mountwest Community and Technical College is a small two-year, public school with 1,775 students enrolled. This school was established in 1975 and is one of the 5 schools and colleges located in Huntington, West Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
43
Fair
Mountwest Community and Technical College will give you the option to receive a 1-year certificate or associate's degree.

Mountwest Community and Technical College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 43 majors. The most popular concentrations are Laboratory Assistance, Medical Assistant, General Studies, Medical, and Computer Science. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.


Student Retention
43%
Bad
It is worthwhile 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. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Mountwest Community and Technical College is very low at 43% (way below West Virginia average). Considering this statistic, apparently students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
19 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Mountwest Community and Technical College is very low - 11%. About 21% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Mountwest Community and Technical College is reasonably decent -- 19:1. Read more on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$11,000
Medium
Average tuition pricing is close to the nationwide median - around $10,800 a year. The additional fees at Mountwest Community and Technical College (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $200; which comes to a total of $11,000 per academic year.

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

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college might accept 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) at entry.

The undergraduate application fee at Mountwest Community and Technical College is $15.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Mountwest Community and Technical College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (866) 710-3140 or check Mountwest Community and Technical College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,300
Medium
Mountwest Community and Technical College provides 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 Mountwest 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
Safe
Mountwest Community and Technical College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 2,600 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low -- around $4,300 a year.

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

Mountwest Community and Technical College Location and Maps



Post Address: Mountwest Community and Technical College, One Mountwest Way, Huntington, West Virginia 25701, USA
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