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BridgeValley Community & Technical College Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about BridgeValley Community & Technical College. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. If you’re interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is BridgeValley Community & Technical College Ranked?

2023 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

BridgeValley Community & Technical College was awarded 70 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is marriage and family therapy/counseling.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked BridgeValley Community & Technical College as #2,035 out of 2,241 colleges and universities in the country on its 2023 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when BridgeValley Community & Technical College held the #2,220 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

BridgeValley Community & Technical College is also ranked #19 out of 28 schools in West Virginia.

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Is It Hard to Get Into BridgeValley Community & Technical College?

Acceptance Rate

As long as you meet basic requirements, you should not have any trouble getting into BridgeValley Community & Technical College since the school has an open admissions policy. Still, be sure to submit any requested materials and that your application is completed in full.

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BridgeValley Community & Technical College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At BridgeValley Community & Technical College, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 12 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at BridgeValley Community & Technical College is 51%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

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Retention and Graduation Rates at BridgeValley Community & Technical College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At BridgeValley Community & Technical College this rate is 50%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

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BridgeValley Community & Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 1,662 undergraduates at BridgeValley Community & Technical College with 1,040 being full-time and 622 being part-time.

How Much Does BridgeValley Community & Technical College Cost?

The overall average net price of BridgeValley Community & Technical College is $7,851. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for BridgeValley Community & Technical College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$7,676 $7,098 $8,542 $8,877 $9,660

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of BridgeValley Community & Technical College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

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 BridgeValley Community & Technical College, approximately 25% of students took out student loans averaging $4,025 a year. That adds up to $16,100 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at BridgeValley Community & Technical College is 13.1%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do BridgeValley Community & Technical College Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from BridgeValley Community & Technical College make around $34,142 per year during the early years of their employment. This is about 20% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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Location of BridgeValley Community & Technical College

BridgeValley Community & Technical College is a public institution situated in South Charleston, West Virginia. South Charleston is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

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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/

BridgeValley Community & Technical College Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at BridgeValley Community & Technical College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at BridgeValley Community & Technical College

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2019-2020, 1,180 students took at least one online class at BridgeValley Community & Technical College. This is a decrease from the 1,238 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 1,180 226
2018-2019 1,238 51
2017-2018 1,066 179
2016-2017 929 71
2015-2016 964 791

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*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.

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