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BridgeValley Community & Technical College Overview

Located in South Charleston, West Virginia, BridgeValley Community & Technical College is a public institution. South Charleston is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

What Is BridgeValley Community & Technical College Known For?

462 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at BridgeValley Community & Technical College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 57% of the faculty were full-time.

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BridgeValley Community & Technical College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at BridgeValley Community & Technical College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Online Construction Engineering Technology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Best Liberal Arts General Studies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#141 Most Popular Engineering Technologies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is BridgeValley Community & Technical College?

Location of BridgeValley Community & Technical College

Contact details for BridgeValley Community & Technical College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2001 Union Carbide Dr, South Charleston, WV 25136
Phone: 304-734-6600
Website: www.bridgevalley.edu/

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

Can I Afford BridgeValley Community & Technical College?

31% Take Out Loans
17.9% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At BridgeValley Community & Technical College, approximately 31% of students took out student loans averaging $3,954 a year. That adds up to $15,816 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at BridgeValley Community & Technical College is 17.9%. 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.

BridgeValley Community & Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,095 Full-Time Undergraduates
65% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,776 undergraduate students at BridgeValley Community & Technical College, with 1,095 being full-time and 681 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  BridgeValley Community & Technical College

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,095 full-time undergraduates at BridgeValley Community & Technical College, 35% are male and 65% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  BridgeValley Community & Technical College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of BridgeValley Community & Technical College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of BridgeValley Community & Technical College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 9
Black or African American 61
Hispanic or Latino 29
White 973
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 23

Over 7 countries are represented at BridgeValley Community & Technical College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Nigeria, Turkey, and United Kingdom.

Online Learning at BridgeValley Community & Technical College

179 Took All Classes Online
1,066 Took At Least One Class Online
22.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,066 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 24th most popular in West Virginia for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of BridgeValley Community & Technical College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at BridgeValley Community & Technical College was 22.2%. This is the #835 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at BridgeValley Community & Technical College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of BridgeValley Community & Technical College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Engineering Technologies 4%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at BridgeValley Community & 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 BridgeValley Community & Technical College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Construction Engineering Technology #1
Engineering Technologies #30

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%.

BridgeValley Community & Technical College Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Nursing 81 0 81
Liberal Arts General Studies 59 2 61
Mental & Social Health Services 19 14 33
Allied Health Professions 31 0 31
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 8 9 17
Health & Medical Administrative Services 8 7 15
Physical Science Technicians 10 5 15
Dental Support Services 14 0 14
Precision Metal Working 13 1 14
Criminal Justice & Corrections 7 6 13
Accounting 6 6 12
Construction Engineering Technology 12 0 12
Teacher Education Grade Specific 7 4 11
Industrial Production Technology 10 1 11
Computer Systems Networking 0 10 10
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 10 0 10
Computer Information Systems 9 0 9
Computer Programming 9 0 9
Building Management & Inspection 9 0 9
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 9 0 9
Mechanical Engineering Technology 8 0 8
Civil Engineering Technology 7 0 7
Legal Support Services 6 0 6
Graphic Communications 5 0 5
Computer Software & Applications 5 0 5
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 5 0 5
Electronics Engineering Technology 5 0 5
Business Administration & Management 4 0 4
Finance & Financial Management 3 1 4
Information Technology 4 0 4
General Sales & Marketing 3 0 3
Health Sciences & Services 3 0 3
Gerontology 1 1 2
Other Science Technologies/Technicians 1 1 2
Business Support & Assistant Services 1 0 1
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 1 1
Management Information Systems 1 0 1
Architectural Sciences & Technology 0 0 0
Hospitality Management 0 0 0
Public Relations & Advertising 0 0 0
Computer Science 0 0 0
Plumbing & Water Supply 0 0 0
Teaching Assistants 0 0 0
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 0 0
Engineering-Related Technologies 0 0 0
Engineering Technology (Other) 0 0 0
General Engineering 0 0 0
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 0 0 0
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 0
TOTAL 393 69 462

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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