Pierpont Community and Technical College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - BadQuality:Education Quality Rating - Very BadSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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Pierpont Community and Technical College is a small two-year, public school with 2,185 students enrolled. This school was established in 1974 and is one of the 3 schools located in Fairmont, West Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
31
Fair
At Pierpont Community and Technical College you can get your 1-year certificate or associate's degree.

Pierpont Community and Technical College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 31 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant, General Studies, Laboratory Assistance, Industrial Technologies, and Culinary. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
46%
Bad
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 usually a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Pierpont Community and Technical College student retention rate is very low at 46% (way below West Virginia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
17 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Pierpont Community and Technical College is very low - 14%. Around 20% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Pierpont Community and Technical College is decent - 17:1. Read more details regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$10,600
Medium
Average tuition prices are close to the nationwide median, around $10,600 per year.

Read the details about Pierpont 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
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) at entry.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Pierpont Community and Technical College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (304) 367-4692 or check Pierpont Community and Technical College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,900
Medium
Pierpont Community and Technical College offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Pierpont 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
F
Unsafe
Pierpont Community and Technical College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 900 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low, nearly $4,900 annually.

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

Pierpont Community and Technical College Location and Maps



Post Address: Pierpont Community and Technical College, 1201 Locust Ave, Fairmont, West Virginia 26554, USA
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