James Rumsey Technical Institute

Overview of James Rumsey Technical Institute

Martinsburg, WV is home to James Rumsey Technical Institute. Martinsburg is a rural site not far from an urban area. The school is a public institution. Degrees at James Rumsey Technical Institute go up to the Certificate.

Areas of Study

Students commonly pursue studies in engineering technician.

James Rumsey Technical Institute Selectivity

Prospective students are drawn to the school's open admissions.

Student Body

The school has 132 enrolled students (as of 2007-2008). A very high share of students at James Rumsey Technical Institute are male.

Student Life

The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"To enhance the quality of life through continual education for students of all ages thoughout our community by setting standards of excellence in technical and academic education as determined by business, industry, and government."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting James Rumsey Technical Institute

James Rumsey Technical Institute
3274 Hedgesville Road
Martinsburg , WV 25403
General Phone: (304) 754-7925

James Rumsey Technical Institute Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine32licensed practical nurse
Engineering Technician27electromechanical tech, HVAC tech
Mechanics and Repair16automobile mechanics
Transportation14truck and bus driver
Medical Support and Technology10surgical tech
Cooking and Culinary Arts6chef training
Construction Trades5electrician
Business and Management4management information systems

Number of programs and degrees for James Rumsey Technical Institute in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years1008
Award of less than 1 academic year141

James Rumsey Technical Institute Student Body

In 2007-2008, James Rumsey Technical Institute had a total enrollment of 132 students (132 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 87%
Black 11%
Hispanic 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 13%
20-21 20%
22-24 15%
25-29 16%
30-34 8%
35-39 9%
40-49 6%
50-64 9%
65+ 2%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

West Virginia84%

James Rumsey Technical Institute Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 83 %

Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)

Item Percent
Graduating 86%

James Rumsey Technical Institute Room and Board (2007)

James Rumsey Technical Institute offers campus housing for 14 of its 132 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Martinsburg, West Virginia for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other West Virginia Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

James Rumsey Technical Institute Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
James Rumsey Technical Institute participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 835500)

James Rumsey Technical Institute Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Management Information Systems and Services, Other

Construction Trades

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Engineering Technician
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Tech
Heating/AC/Refrigeration Technology/Technician

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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James Rumsey Technical Institute Highlights

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What Sets James Rumsey Technical Institute Apart:

Number of degree programs
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 8%James Rumsey Technical Institute Number of degree programs
Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%James Rumsey Technical Institute Male % of student body
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 9%James Rumsey Technical Institute Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of degrees in engineering technician
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%James Rumsey Technical Institute % of degrees in engineering technician
% of degrees in cooking and culinary arts
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 17%James Rumsey Technical Institute % of degrees in cooking and culinary arts
% students 40 years or older
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 18%James Rumsey Technical Institute % students 40 years or older

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checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing

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