Belmont Technical College

Belmont Technical College

Belmont Technical College, commonly referred to as BTC, is located in St. Clairsville, Ohio. The origins of the institute can be traced back to 1965 when funds were granted to the Belmont County High School District by the Appalachian Regional Commission for the construction of a post-secondary technical institute. The college was formerly known as the Belmont Technical Institute. It became the Belmont Technical College in 1971. The college offers certificates and associate's degrees in various programs of study such as business, allied health and public safety, nursing, and information sciences.

Belmont Technical College sponsors a number of student clubs and organizations. Among those available on campus are the Student Activities Council and Phi Theta Kappa. Besides, a variety of Federal and Stafford loan programs are offered to the students of BTC.

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Contacting Belmont Technical College

Belmont Technical College
120 Fox Shannon Place
Saint Clairsville , OH 43950
General Phone: (740) 695-9500

Belmont Technical College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine111registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Medical Support and Technology41medical coding, medical assistant, mental health services tech
Computer Science and Engineering34computer programming, information science, web design, computer graphics, system administration, network management
Business and Management34business, business management, accounting, accounting technology, management information systems
Engineering Technician29civil engineering tech, electronics tech, electromechanical tech, HVAC tech
Security and Law Enforcement26corrections, fire protection tech
Production Trades15tool and die tech, welding
Medical Administration9medical transcription
Liberal Arts9general studies, library assistant, historic preservation and conservation
Family and Social Work9child development
Office and Administration5administrative assistant
Real Estate and Construction Management2real estate
Medicine1health professions

Number of programs and degrees for Belmont Technical College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year125
Associate's degree22728
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years865

Belmont Technical College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Belmont Technical College had a total enrollment of 1,742 students (1,363 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 92%
Black 2%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 0%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 21%
20-21 18%
22-24 15%
25-29 14%
30-34 11%
35-39 7%
40-49 9%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Belmont Technical College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 47 %
Part-Time 18 %

Belmont Technical College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of St. Clairsville, Ohio for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Ohio Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Belmont Technical College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 4,295
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,283
Books and supplies $ 1,200

Financial Aid:
Belmont Technical College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 994100)

Belmont Technical College Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year7$48,1229$48,003
Associate professoracademic year7$42,9727$39,479
Assistant professoracademic year0*2*
Instructoracademic year2*2*
All faculty totalacademic year16$43,99120$42,108

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Belmont Technical College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Management Information Systems and Services, Other

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Graphics
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Information Science/Studies
System Administration/Administrator
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Engineering Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Tech
Heating/AC/Refrigeration Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Development

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Historic Preservation and Conservation
Library Assistant/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Tool and Die Technology/Technician
Welding Technology/Welder

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Security And Law Enforcement
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
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checked On-campus library

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