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 Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College

Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College - Institute, WV

103 Cole Complex, Institute, West Virginia 25112-1000

General information:(304)204-4093
Awards offered:Associate's degree
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
Campus setting:Suburb: Midsize
Campus housing:No
Student population:1,683( All undergraduate )
Student-to-faculty ratio:23 to 1
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Special Learning Opportunities
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for student's children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Associate's--Public Rural-serving Small
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $2,956 $2,956 $3,082 -4%
Out-of-state $8,638 $8,638 $8,764 -1%
Books and supplies $1,070 $1,097 $1,100 -0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $ $ $ NAN%
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Off Campus
Room and board $5,877 $6,028 $6,185 -3%
Other $3,350 $3,437 $3,527 -3%
Off Campus with Family
Other $3,350 $3,437 $3,500 -2%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
On Campus $4,026 $4,053 $4,182 0%
Off Campus $13,253 $13,518 $13,894 0%
Off Campus with Family $7,376 $7,490 $7,682 0%
On Campus $9,708 $9,735 $9,864 0%
Off Campus $18,935 $19,200 $19,576 0%
Off Campus with Family $13,058 $13,172 $13,364 0%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $3,082
In-state fees $0
Out-of-state tuition $8,764
Out-of-state fees $0
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 132 71% --
Grant or scholarship aid 118 64% $599,479 $5,080
Federal grants 113 61% $458,180 $4,055
Pell grants 113 61% $455,913 $4,035
Other federal grants 6 3% $2,267 $378
State/local government grant or scholarships 73 39% $141,299 $1,936
Institutional grants or scholarships 0 0% $0 Not applicable
Student loan aid 84 45% $604,501 $7,196
Federal student loans 84 45% $551,401 $6,564
Other student loans 12 6% $53,100 $4,425
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 1,242 62% $9,069,158 $7,302
Pell grants 976 49% $3,626,742 $3,716
Federal student loans 916 46% $4,509,491 $4,923


Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price $7,343 $8,384 $8,388
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $7,173 $8,226 $7,899
$30,001 - $48,000 $8,406 $9,226 Not applicable
$48,001 - $75,000 $9,898 $10,966 Not applicable
$75,001 - $110,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$110,001 and more $10,777 Not applicable Not applicable

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.


• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 1,683
Undergraduate enrollment 1,683
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 242
Graduate enrollment 0

•This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.

First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 41 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

No varsity sports data reported for this institution.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission01/01/2004 Accredited


Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology

Nuclear Medicine Technologist (NMT) - Programs for the nuclear medicine technologist

07/23/1981 - 06/13/2011Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission

Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs

07/30/2007 Accredited


Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations00 0
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession ------
Drug law violations ----
Liquor law violations ------
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 000
Burglary 001
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter ------
Negligent manslaughter ------
Sex offenses - Forcible ------
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) ------
Robbery ------
Aggravated assault ------
Burglary ------
Motor vehicle theft ------
Arson ------
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see


Default Rate23%
Number in default111
Number in repayment482

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 04038600

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)


Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMAssociate's degree Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping160
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General2-
Banking and Financial Support Services-1
Business Administration and Management, General8-
Finance, General4-
Retailing and Retail Operations1-
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General4-
Selling Skills and Sales Operations-1
Tourism and Travel Services Management0-
Category total352
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Speech Communication and Rhetoric3-
Category total30
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Information Science/Studies0-
Category total0-
Education Colleges
Teacher Assistant/Aide-3
Category total-3
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields Colleges
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD0-
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General0-
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other19-
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Category total19-
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)-2
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other11-
Medical/Clinical Assistant0-
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist3-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician270
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse84-
Category total1252
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Criminal Justice/Police Science4-
Category total4-
Legal Professions and Studies Colleges
Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary-0
Legal Assistant/Paralegal7-
Category total70
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
General Studies280
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies24-
Category total520
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other7-
Science, Technology and Society15-
Category total270
Physical Sciences Colleges
Category total0-
Science Technologies Technicians Colleges
Chemical Technology/Technician3-
Physical Science Technologies/Technicians, Other1-
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other10
Category total50
Grand total2777