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Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Overview

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College is a public institution located in Martinsburg, West Virginia. Blue Ridge Community and Technical College is located in the countryside, which is perfect for students who enjoy a rural lifestyle.

What Is Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Known For?

1,103 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College is the associate's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 43% of the faculty were full-time.

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Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#131 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Business/Corporate Communications Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Telecommunications Management Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Most Popular Homeland Security Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Most Popular General Education Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#28 Most Popular Business Support & Assistant Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#35 Most Popular Business Administration & Management Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#59 Most Popular Business, Management & Marketing Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#73 Most Popular Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#75 Most Popular Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Blue Ridge Community and Technical College?

Location of Blue Ridge Community and Technical College

Contact details for Blue Ridge Community and Technical College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 13650 Apple Harvest Drive, Martinsburg, WV 25403
Phone: 304-260-4380
Website: www.blueridgectc.edu

How Do I Get Into Blue Ridge Community and Technical College?

You can apply to Blue Ridge Community and Technical College online at: https://www.blueridgectc.edu/future-students/applying-to-the-ridge

As long as you submit the requested materials to Blue Ridge Community and Technical College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Blue Ridge Community and Technical College?

41% Take Out Loans
20.5% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Blue Ridge Community and Technical College, approximately 41% of students took out student loans averaging $4,365 a year. That adds up to $17,460 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College is 20.5%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,041 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,532 undergraduate students at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College, with 1,041 being full-time and 5,491 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Blue Ridge Community and Technical College

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,041 full-time undergraduates at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College, 43% are male and 57% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Blue Ridge Community and Technical College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Blue Ridge Community and Technical College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 12
Black or African American 79
Hispanic or Latino 67
White 805
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 78

Online Learning at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College

247 Took All Classes Online
1,068 Took At Least One Class Online
8,343.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,068 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of Blue Ridge Community and Technical College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College was 8,343.4%. This is the #11 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Data Entry #1
Computer & Information Sciences #4
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #4
Liberal Arts General Studies #4

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 289 340 629
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 68 16 84
Business Administration & Management 42 38 80
Criminal Justice & Corrections 13 22 35
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 32 32
Allied Health Professions 10 12 22
Information Technology 19 1 20
General Education 6 13 19
Health & Medical Administrative Services 10 8 18
Culinary Arts 9 8 17
Nursing 16 0 16
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 9 6 15
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 14 0 14
Accounting 6 7 13
Computer Information Systems 10 3 13
Electronics Engineering Technology 6 7 13
Agricultural Economics & Business 5 6 11
Legal Support Services 5 6 11
Human Development & Family Studies 0 6 6
Homeland Security 0 6 6
Human Services 6 0 6
Computer Systems Networking 0 4 4
Data Entry 3 1 4
Physical Science Technicians 1 3 4
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 3 3
Computer Programming 2 0 2
Robotics Engineering 0 2 2
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 2 0 2
Information Science 1 0 1
Environmental Control Technology 0 1 1
Business/Corporate Communications 0 0 0
Telecommunications Management 0 0 0
Computer Engineering Technology 0 0 0
Quality Control Technology 0 0 0
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 0 0
Other Science Technologies/Technicians 0 0 0
TOTAL 552 551 1,103

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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