Pierpont Community and Technical College in Fairmont

Fairmont, WV

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Overview

Pierpont Community and Technical College offers 105-degree programs and 3 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 17:1. 1 high safety campus. 39.3% are women, and 60.7% are men. The average annual total cost of attendance at Pierpont Community and Technical College is 9553$, that is at the level of national average. Total price of living is between $8840 and $15690 per year. 11% of full-time Pierpont Community and Technical College students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average.

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 Pierpont Community and Technical College is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.

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$9,553
BELOW AVERAGE

By Family Income

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

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$8,257
$30,001 - $48,000$8,579
$48,001 - $75,000$11,149
$75,001 - $110,000$12,554
$110,001+$13,371

Finance

Charges:

  • Typical room charge for academic year: 4878

  • Typical board charge for academic year: -

  • Combined charge for room and board: -

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Percent of students with financial aid

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16%

Types of financial aids

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1224 of Pierpont Community and Technical College undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 53 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Pierpont Community and Technical College number 23 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in West Virginia.

Students at Pierpont Community and Technical College awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

Family IncomeNumber awarded grant and scholarship aidAverage amount of grant and scholarship aid awarded
$0 - $30,000
100%
$6,065
$30,001 - $48,000
100%
$5,739
$48,001 - $75,000
100%
$4,186
$75,001 - $110,000
46.34%
$1,370
$110,001+
25%
$843

Students services

Career

Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

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

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Yellow Ribbon Program

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Recognized student veteran organization

Disability services

4%

Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Prepaid tuition plan

Tuition payment plan

Prepaid tuition plan - a program that allows students or their families to purchase college tuition or tuition credits for future years, at current prices.

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in Pierpont Community and Technical College.

Study abroad

Weekend/evening college

Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)

Teacher certification: students must complete their preparation at another institution for certain areas of specialization

Study abroad - programs and arrangements providing students a possibility to complete part of the college program studying in another country.

Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Teacher certifications programs are designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers in elementary, middle/junior high, and secondary schools.

Graduation Rate

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11%
BELOW AVERAGE

Pierpont Community and Technical College graduation rate is below the national average.

11% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Pierpont Community and Technical College 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 an extensive number of students. This indicator doesn’t take into consideration 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 institutions.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Pierpont Community and Technical College is 17:1, that means that for every 17 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

17:1
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Men/Women

Number of international students

4

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In Pierpont Community and Technical College the biggest percent of students are enrolled in some but not all distance education courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Pierpont Community and Technical College and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in West Virginia.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Pierpont Community and Technical College

The campus located by 1201 Locust Ave address in Fairmont, West Virginia.

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Pierpont Community and Technical College in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of Pierpont Community and Technical College with 0.69% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Pierpont Community and Technical College are burglary, forcible sex offense, and aggravated assault.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Pierpont Community and Technical College offers 105 programs in total: 84 are for Associate's degree and 21 are 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 76 universities in West Virginia state. Pierpont Community and Technical College is one of the few institutions in West Virginia that offers a 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate program.

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Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 3 distance learning programs that are provided in the Pierpont Community and Technical College: 3 are for Associate's degree.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be entirely online as well as partially online and contain real-time elements. So look carefully into each program to make sure you can commit.

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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.

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Pierpont Community and Technical College provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 1458 students with 43741 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Location & Website

Address: 1201 Locust Ave

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Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +3043674692

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: pierpont.edu

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