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New River Community and Technical College Overview

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

What Is New River Community and Technical College Known For?

254 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at New River Community and Technical College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

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New River 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.

Program Level Awards

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#20 Most Popular Teaching Assistants Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Best Value Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is New River Community and Technical College?

Location of New River Community and Technical College

Contact details for New River Community and Technical College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 280 University Drive, Beaver, WV 25813-8987
Phone: 304-929-5450
Website: https://www.newriver.edu

Since New River Community and Technical College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford New River Community and Technical College?

30% Take Out Loans
15.6% 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 New River Community and Technical College, approximately 30% of students took out student loans averaging $3,848 a year. That adds up to $15,392 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at New River Community and Technical College is 15.6%. 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.

New River Community and Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

714 Full-Time Undergraduates
61% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,212 undergraduate students at New River Community and Technical College, with 714 being full-time and 498 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  New River Community and Technical College

Gender Diversity

Of the 714 full-time undergraduates at New River Community and Technical College, 39% are male and 61% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  New River Community and Technical College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of New River Community and Technical College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 2
Black or African American 39
Hispanic or Latino 13
White 645
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 15

Online Learning at New River Community and Technical College

390 Took All Classes Online
982 Took At Least One Class Online
175.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 982 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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Online Growth Rankings of New River Community and Technical College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at New River Community and Technical College was 175.4%. This is the #266 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at New River Community and Technical College regardless of major.

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%.

New River 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 47 0 47
Precision Metal Working 16 14 30
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 24 24
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 20 20
Health & Medical Administrative Services 3 14 17
Business Administration & Management 16 0 16
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 15 0 15
Cosmetology 0 13 13
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 7 5 12
Teaching Assistants 7 1 8
Human Development & Family Studies 7 0 7
Health Sciences & Services 0 7 7
Somatic Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 0 7 7
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 6 0 6
Criminal Justice & Corrections 6 0 6
General Business/Commerce 4 0 4
Computer Information Systems 4 0 4
Information Technology 0 3 3
Allied Health Professions 2 1 3
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 2 2
Industrial Production Technology 1 1 2
Accounting 0 1 1
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 0 0
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 0
Hospitality Management 0 0 0
Legal Support Services 0 0 0
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 0
Other Science Technologies/Technicians 0 0 0
TOTAL 141 113 254

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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