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Study at New River Community and Technical College

New River Community and Technical College is a public institution located in Beckley, United States. It was established in the year 2003, by the West Virginia Legislature. The college offers associate's degree programs in diverse Course Topics. The college also operates 5 other campuses located in Bluefield, Beaver, Beckley, Lewisburg and Summersville. The Student Enrolment in New River Community and Technical College reflects an ethnic mix.

New River Community and Technical College has an active student life. The campus hosts several student run clubs and organizations based on the varied interests of the students. The college offers a wide variety of financial aid to students in need.

Profile of New River Community and Technical College

New River is found in Beckley, WV. Beckley is a town not particularly near any major cities. The school is a public institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Associate's degree at New River.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in business and management, security and law enforcement, and science and laboratory technician.

New River Selectivity

New River accepts all qualified applicants under its open-admission rules. Many applicants are from out of state, an indication of the quality or special character of the school.


New River has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

Students numbered 2, 232 in 2007 at the school.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"NRCTC provides comprehensive, affordable, high quality post-secondary education, work-force training programs, and services that are geographically or electronically accessible and that meet individual, business, and community needs of the diverse population in the College's region of responsibility. "

New River Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Science and Laboratory Technician65science tech
Business and Management44business
Liberal Arts39liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies
Security and Law Enforcement27corrections, criminal justice and police
office and Administration11administrative assistant
Computer Science and Engineering9computer and info science
Medical Support and Technology8medical assistant
Law5legal assistant
Media4communications tech courses
Science3biological and physical sciences
Agricultural Science and Management1aquaculture

Contact: New River

New River Community and Technical College

Beckley Campus - 167 Dye Drive

Beckley, WV 25801

General Phone: (304) 327-4065


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