James Rumsey Technical Institute in Martinsburg

Martinsburg, WV

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James Rumsey Technical Institute offers 29-degree programs. Student-to-faculty ratio is 10:1. 58.6% are women, and 41.4% are men. The average annual total cost of attendance at James Rumsey Technical Institute is 15946$, that is above national average. 85% of full-time James Rumsey Technical Institute students completed their education program in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is above national average. Average salary after attending is $32,000, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The James Rumsey Technical Institute is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents the program with the largest enrollment at the institution for the length of the full program, regardless of program length, and it includes undergraduates who first enrolled at any time during the academic year and who pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.


By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, James Rumsey Technical Institute students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$16,056
$30,001 - $48,000$15,896
$48,001 - $75,000$14,443
$75,001 - $110,000--

Student charges

Historical tuition and fees

Historical books and supplies cost

Student charges by the largest programs

The estimated cost of the Electrician (the 2d largest program, lasting 12 months) is $132,371 per year and $1,588,452 in total. Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician is the third largest program at James Rumsey Technical Institute, and it takes a full-time student 12 months to complete. This one will cost $5,346 per year and $64,152 for the full completion. The 4th largest with 12 months length Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician will cost you $4,861 per year, $58,332 for the complete course.


Percent of students with financial aid


Types of financial aids


94 of James Rumsey Technical Institute undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 62 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes James Rumsey Technical Institute number 47 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in West Virginia.

Students at James Rumsey Technical Institute awarded 4 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a federal, state, local or institutional grant aid.

Salary After Attending


According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services


Academic/career counseling service

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Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

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Veteran Services Available

Yellow Ribbon Program

Disability services


Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Does not offer distance education opportunities

Graduation Rate


James Rumsey Technical Institute graduation rate is above the national average.

85% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to James Rumsey Technical Institute completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This index doesn’t consider students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare schools.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at James Rumsey Technical Institute is 10:1, that means that for every 10 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio



Race/ethnicity breakdown


Students enrollment in distance education


In James Rumsey Technical Institute the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown


Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at James Rumsey Technical Institute and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in not reported location.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

James Rumsey Technical Institute offers 29 programs in total: 26 are for 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs and 3 are less than 1-year certificate programs.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 76 universities in West Virginia state. James Rumsey Technical Institute is one of the few institutions in West Virginia that offers a less than 1-year certificate program.


Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the West Virginia state average data to help you compare.


James Rumsey Technical Institute provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 149 students with 133892 сontact hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Location & Website

Address: 3274 Hedgesville Road


Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Differs by program

General Phone Number: +3047547925

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: jamesrumsey.com

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