Blue Ridge Community and Technical College: Review & Facts

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Blue Ridge Community and Technical College is a medium two-year, public school with 5,555 students enrolled. This school was founded in 2005 and is one of the 4 schools located in Martinsburg, West Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
42
Fair
At Blue Ridge Community and Technical College you can earn your 1-year certificate or associate's degree.

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 42 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Computer Science, Medical Assistant, Criminal Justice, and Office and Clerical Services. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
58%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College is low at 58% (way below West Virginia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
25 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College is very low - 16%. About 11% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College is reasonable, 25:1. Read more information about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,800
Low
Average tuition cost is extremely low, about $700 annually. The additional fees at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College not covered by tuition are nearly $6,100; which totals $6,800 a year.

Read the details about Blue Ridge Community and Technical College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This college might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College is $25.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Blue Ridge Community and Technical College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (304) 260-4380 or check Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A-
Safe
Blue Ridge Community and Technical College provides a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Presently there is no on-campus housing at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College.

Based on the college crime information, Blue Ridge Community and Technical College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Location and Maps



Post Address: Blue Ridge Community and Technical College, 13650 Apple Harvest Drive, Martinsburg, West Virginia 25403, USA
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