Belmont Technical College: Narrative Description

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120 Fox Shannon Place
St. Clairsville, OH 43950-9735
Tel: (740)695-9500
Fax: (740)695-2247
E-mail: [email protected]
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State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Ohio Board of Regents. Awards diplomas and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1971. Setting: 55-acre rural campus. Educational spending 2003-04: $5900 per student. Total enrollment: 1,740. Full-time: 1,180 students, 57% women, 43% men. Part-time: 560 students, 59% women, 41% men. Students come from 10 states and territories, 3% from out-of-state, 0.5% Native American, 0.1% Hispanic, 3% black, 0.2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 55% 25 or older. Retention: 56% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Core. Academic remediation for entering students, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for nursing, emergency medical technology programs. Option: early admission. Placement: ACT COMPASS required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year:

State resident tuition: $2520 full-time, $56 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $5220 full-time, $116 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $1050 full-time, $23 per credit hour part-time, $5 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. College housing not available. 5,612 books and 217 serials. Operations spending 2003-04: $27,000. 85 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

Belmont Technical College is located in a rural area of Belmont County, Ohio, just 10 miles west of Wheeling, WV. The college is active in the community and exposes students to a variety of activities, including the fine arts.

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