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Public 2 Year

Pierpont Community and Technical College

Fairmont, West Virginia

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Enrollment

1,460
Pierpont Community and Technical College overview
Location Fairmont, West Virginia
Online pierpont.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Distant Town
Pierpont Community and Technical College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Pierpont Community and Technical College, located in Fairmont, West Virginia, is a public institution that offers a diversity of associate degree programs and career-focused certificates. Founded in 1974 as part of Fairmont State University and later established as an independent institution in 2008, Pierpont operates with an open admissions policy, aiming to provide accessible higher education opportunities. The college is situated in a suburban setting, offering a tranquil campus atmosphere conducive to learning while remaining in proximity to the amenities of Fairmont city. Academic programs at Pierpont are particularly known for their emphasis on the health sciences, aviation technology, and applied technology fields. Students can opt for various technical and traditional academic paths that align with regional workforce demands, reflecting a practical approach to education. On-campus living options are not provided, encouraging a commuter-based student body. While the college does not have a notable athletic program, it focuses on imparting technical skills and knowledge that prepare students for immediate employment or further education.

Pierpont Community and Technical College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  756 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 704 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $3,912 plus fees of $1,174.

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Annual Cost to Attend

West Virginia Resident Tuition

$3,912
In State Costs for Pierpont Community and Technical College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,174
Room and Board $9,226
Budget for Other Expenses$2,000
Total One Year Cost$17,312

Out of State Resident Tuition

$10,670
Out of State Costs for Pierpont Community and Technical College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,174
Room and Board $9,226
Budget for Other Expenses$2,000
Total One Year Cost$24,070

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Pierpont Community and Technical College students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 26%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 15%
Business 8%
Computer and Information Sciences 8%
Personal and Culinary Services 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=443492 IPEDS survey data for Pierpont Community and Technical College.

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