Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College: Review & Facts

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Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College is a small two-year, public school with 1,645 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1960 and is the only school located in Mount Gay, West Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
35
Fair
Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College will give you the opportunity to receive a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College deploys a trimester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 35 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Medical, Nursing, Management, and Laboratory Assistance. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
50%
Bad
It is worthwhile 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 usually a positive sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College student retention rate is low at 50% (way below West Virginia average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College is very low - 18%.

Student to faculty ratio at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College is pretty good -- 13:1. Find out more information on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$5,200
Low
Average tuition price is very low - $4,900 per academic year. The additional fees at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College beyond tuition are roughly $300, which comes to a total of $5,200 annually.

Read the details about Southern West Virginia 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 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) for admission.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the 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
Safe
Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College provides a distance learning option 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 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
Presently 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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