Pierpont Community and Technical College

Fairmont, WV

Pierpont Community and Technical College

Fairmont, WV

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
5%
500-599
21%
400-499
47%
300-399
27%
500-599
11%
400-499
58%
300-399
21%
200-299
10%
24-29
6%
18-23
43%
12-17
51%
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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

96%

acceptance rate

Accepted 904
Declined 32
Total Received 936
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Public

1,938

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Pierpont Community & Technical College, located in Fairmont, WV, is a comprehensive community college serving 13 counties in north central West Virginia. Sharing a 120-acre main campus with its partner institution Fairmont State University, Pierpont offers students the responsiveness of a community college with the amenities of a university.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 1,938
Established in 1974
Coeducational Coeducational

120-acre campus in Fairmont (population: 18,467), 90 miles from Pittsburgh; branch campus in Clarksburg. Served by bus; major airport serves Pittsburgh; smaller airports serve Bridgeport (20 miles) and Morgantown (20 miles); train serves Connellsville, PA (50 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Campus Size: hectares

Pierpont Community and Technical College
1201 Locust Avenue
Fairmont, WV
26554

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
14%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
3%
Top 1/4
19%
Top 1/2
47%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
5%
500-599
21%
400-499
47%
300-399
27%
500-599
11%
400-499
58%
300-399
21%
200-299
10%
24-29
6%
18-23
43%
12-17
51%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 2.82

Not Selective

96%

acceptance rate

Accepted 904
Declined 32
Total Received 936

Admissions Factors

Not Reported

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 6
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/Technician
American Sign Language (ASL)
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Business/Commerce, General
Child Development
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Communications Technology/Technician
Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Finance, General
Food Service, Waiter/Waitress, and Dining Room Management/Manager
General Studies
Graphic Communications, General
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Physician Assistant
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
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Programs Offered

  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

1,938

total students

96%

in-state

4%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,938
students

Female
60%
1,156

Male
40%
782

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

59%

1,156
students

Female
56%
639

Male
44%
517

41%

782
students

Female
67%
517

Male
33%
265

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
88%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

198

Transfer students enrolled

10%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions no
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

Not Reported

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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