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Pierpont Community and Technical College Overview

Pierpont Community and Technical College is a public institution located in Fairmont, West Virginia. Fairmont is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

What Is Pierpont Community and Technical College Known For?

366 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at Pierpont Community and Technical College is the associate's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 98% of the faculty were full-time.

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Pierpont 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.

Program Level Awards

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#2 Best Electrical & Power Transmission Installers Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Most Popular Other Science Technologies/Technicians Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Most Popular Engineering Technology (Other) Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#26 Most Popular Electrical & Power Transmission Installers Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#32 Most Popular Science Technologies / Technicians Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#43 Most Popular Construction Trades Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#80 Most Popular Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Pierpont Community and Technical College?

Location of Pierpont Community and Technical College

Contact details for Pierpont Community and Technical College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1201 Locust Ave, Fairmont, WV 26554
Phone: 304-367-4907
Website: https://www.pierpont.edu/

How Do I Get Into Pierpont Community and Technical College?

You can apply to Pierpont Community and Technical College online at: https://secure.cfwv.com/applications/Pierpont_CTC/apply.html

Pierpont Community and Technical College has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford Pierpont Community and Technical College?

45% Take Out Loans
19.0% 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 Pierpont Community and Technical College, approximately 45% of students took out student loans averaging $3,007 a year. That adds up to $12,028 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Pierpont Community and Technical College is 19.0%. 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.

Pierpont Community and Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,054 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,912 undergraduate students at Pierpont Community and Technical College, with 1,054 being full-time and 858 being part-time.

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

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,054 full-time undergraduates at Pierpont Community and Technical College, 47% are male and 53% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Pierpont Community and Technical College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Pierpont Community and Technical College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 4
Black or African American 32
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 954
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 60

Online Learning at Pierpont Community and Technical College

55 Took All Classes Online
653 Took At Least One Class Online
12.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 653 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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Online Growth Rankings of Pierpont Community and Technical College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Pierpont Community and Technical College was 12.8%. This is the #1,164 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Pierpont 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%.

Pierpont 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 70 0 70
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 65 0 65
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 28 0 28
Allied Health Professions 28 0 28
General Business/Commerce 21 0 21
Other Science Technologies/Technicians 21 0 21
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 9 11 20
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 0 17 17
Health & Medical Administrative Services 14 0 14
Computer Systems Networking 11 0 11
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 11 0 11
Criminal Justice & Corrections 11 0 11
Engineering Technology (Other) 10 0 10
Human Development & Family Studies 10 0 10
Culinary Arts 8 0 8
American Sign Language 5 0 5
Design & Applied Arts 5 0 5
Mining & Petroleum Technology 4 0 4
Computer Software & Applications 3 0 3
Information Technology 0 2 2
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 2 0 2
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 0 0
Teaching Assistants 0 0 0
Industrial Production Technology 0 0 0
Legal Support Services 0 0 0
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 0
TOTAL 336 30 366

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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