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Mountwest Community and Technical College Overview

Mountwest Community and Technical College is a public institution situated in Huntington, West Virginia. Huntington is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

What Is Mountwest Community and Technical College Known For?

1,120 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at MCTC.
  • In 2017-2018, 43% of the faculty were full-time.

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Mountwest Community and 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.

MCTC has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#84 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 MCTC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Science Technologies / Technicians Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Other Transportation & Materials Moving Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Other Science Technologies/Technicians Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Online Transportation & Materials Moving Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Most Popular Other Computer & Information Sciences Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Most Popular American Sign Language Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Most Popular Teaching Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Most Popular Foreign Languages & Linguistics Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Most Popular Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#105 Most Popular Health & Medical Administrative Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Mountwest Community and Technical College?

Location of Mountwest Community and Technical College

Contact details for MCTC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: One Mountwest Way, Huntington, WV 25701
Phone: 866-710-3140
Website: www.mctc.edu

How Do I Get Into MCTC?

You can apply to MCTC online at: www.mctc.edu/admissions/enrollment-application/

As long as you submit the requested materials to Mountwest 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 Mountwest Community and Technical College?

40% Take Out Loans
21.0% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At MCTC, approximately 40% of students took out student loans averaging $3,673 a year. That adds up to $14,692 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at MCTC is 21.0%. 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.

Mountwest Community and Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,035 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,768 undergraduate students at MCTC, with 1,035 being full-time and 733 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  MCTC

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,035 full-time undergraduates at MCTC, 45% are male and 55% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  MCTC

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of MCTC Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 5
Black or African American 36
Hispanic or Latino 11
White 839
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 144

Online Learning at Mountwest Community and Technical College

295 Took All Classes Online
728 Took At Least One Class Online
3.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 728 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at MCTC has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 10th 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 MCTC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Mountwest Community and Technical College was 3.3%. This is the #1,797 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at MCTC regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Health & Medical Administrative Services 40%
Health Professions 8%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 15%
Liberal Arts General Studies 15%
Other Precision Production 67%
Precision Production 37%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at MCTC 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 MCTC.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Other Transportation & Materials Moving #1
Library & Archives Assisting #13
Transportation & Materials Moving #15
Library & Information Science #38
Library Science #51
Health & Medical Administrative Services #268
Liberal Arts General Studies #429
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #429

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%.

Mountwest Community and Technical College Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Other Science Technologies/Technicians 7 627 634
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 45 33 78
Liberal Arts General Studies 68 0 68
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 61 0 61
Health & Medical Administrative Services 29 19 48
Allied Health Professions 30 0 30
Precision Metal Working 19 8 27
American Sign Language 11 13 24
Computer Information Systems 21 0 21
Criminal Justice & Corrections 18 0 18
Legal Support Services 9 7 16
Accounting 5 7 12
Business Administration & Management 10 0 10
General Business/Commerce 6 0 6
Design & Applied Arts 6 0 6
Computer Programming 0 5 5
Information Technology 0 5 5
Teacher Education Grade Specific 5 0 5
Teaching Assistants 0 5 5
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 5 0 5
Finance & Financial Management 4 0 4
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 4 0 4
Electronics Engineering Technology 4 0 4
Industrial Production Technology 4 0 4
Other Health Professions 4 0 4
Other Computer & Information Sciences 0 3 3
Culinary Arts 2 1 3
Other Precision Production 0 3 3
Medical Illustration & Informatics 2 0 2
Health & Physical Education 0 2 2
Dental Support Services 1 0 1
Ground Transportation 0 1 1
Other Transportation & Materials Moving 0 1 1
General Biology 0 0 0
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 0 0
Hospitality Management 0 0 0
Computer Engineering Technology 0 0 0
Library & Archives Assisting 0 0 0
Library & Information Science 0 0 0
TOTAL 380 740 1,120

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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