West Virginia State Community And Technical College

West Virginia State Community And Technical College

West Virginia State Community and Technical College is a comprehensive community and technical college located in West Virginia. It was established in 1953. The college offers associate's degrees, certificates and several industry certifications to its students. WVSCTC also offers continuing education, community service, employee training, developmental and transfer education programs.

WVSCTC's athletics department sponsors several men's and women's sports teams. They are nicknamed the Yellow Jackets. The sports teams participate in the NCAA Division II as members of the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The campus hosts several student organizations, including the National Academic Honor and Professional Society in Gerontology, Sigma Phi Omega and Delta Xi Chapter.

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West Virginia State Community and Technical College
103 Cole Complex
Institute , WV 25112-1000
General Phone: (304) 766-3118

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WVSCTC Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts69liberal arts and sciences, general studies, interdisciplinary studies
Nursing and Emergency Medicine57EMT paramedic, registered nursing
Business and Management33business management, accounting technology, finance, banking, sales and marketing, sales
Medical Support and Technology31medical assistant, nuclear medical tech, mental health services tech
Engineering Technician29electronics tech, manufacturing tech, drafting, architectural drafting
Security and Law Enforcement16criminal justice and police
Science9science and society, meteorology
Medicine9gerontology, health professions
Office and Administration5administrative assistant
Science and Laboratory Technician5chemical tech, physical sciences tech, science tech
Media2communication studies, advertising
Computer Science and Engineering1information science
Law1legal secretary
Education and Teaching1teacher aide

Number of programs and degrees for WVSCTC in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree25526
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years1311

WVSCTC Student Body

In 2007-2008, WVSCTC had a total enrollment of 1,634 students (1,239 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 77%
Black 17%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 4%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 17%
20-21 15%
22-24 15%
25-29 18%
30-34 11%
35-39 10%
40-49 10%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

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

West Virginia96%

WVSCTC Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 50 %
Part-Time 49 %

WVSCTC Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Dunbar, 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.

WVSCTC Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,898
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,498
Room and board $ 5,978
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,170
Books and supplies $ 1,045
Other expenses $ 3,524

Financial Aid:
WVSCTC participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 4038600)

WVSCTC Faculty

WVSCTC has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track01
Non-tenured and not on tenure track721

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professorcalendar year0*2*
Assistant professorcalendar year0*1*
Instructorcalendar year3$59,6300*
All faculty totalcalendar year3$59,6303$59,544

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

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year2*3$67,666
Associate professoracademic year3$57,4023$53,408
Assistant professoracademic year2*8$46,083
Instructoracademic year1*11$38,704
All faculty totalacademic year8$52,79125$46,305

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

WVSCTC Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General
Finance, General
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Selling Skills and Sales Operations

Computer Science And Engineering
Information Science/Studies

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Manufacturing Technology/Technician

Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Support And Technology
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Science, Technology and Society

Science And Laboratory Technician
Chemical Technology/Technician
Physical Science Technologies/Technicians, Other
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

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What Sets WVSCTC Apart:

Number of students
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Number of degree programs
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Top 7%WVSCTC Number of degree programs
Dorm rooms per full-time student
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Top 12%WVSCTC Dorm rooms per full-time student
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 16%WVSCTC Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in engineering technician
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Top 17%WVSCTC % of degrees in engineering technician
Salaries of full-time faculty
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Top 17%WVSCTC Salaries of full-time faculty
% of degrees in medicine
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Top 19%WVSCTC % of degrees in medicine
% of degrees in business and management
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Top 19%WVSCTC % of degrees in business and management

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 Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (army)

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