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So you're from Huntington, WV?

Fortunately for you, Huntington, WV offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

Huntington College and University Demographics

Huntington's 8 colleges and universities offer a total of 140 degree and certificate programs for you to choose from, in fields ranging from sociology to medicine to cosmetology, barber/styling, and nail instructor.

Marshall University is the top-ranked school in Huntington. It was ranked 37th in the nation in 2010. Marshall University has a student population of approximately 13,776. The most popular course of study at Marshall University is Liberal Arts.

Tuition

Average tuition for students at Huntington colleges and universities is $9,157 per year. In Huntington, tuition rates can vary from $18,048 per year to $2,856 per year. The school charging the highest tuition rates is ITT Technical Institute, while the school with the lowest tuition rates is Mountwest Community and Technical College.

Financial Aid

In 2008, $66,218,324 of the total $67,293,874 in financial aid received by Huntington students was in the form of institutional grants and scholarships. Marshall University gave its students $37,293,484 in institutional financial aid. This was the highest amount of financial aid given by any Huntington school.

Huntington Student Demographics

In 2010, 18,752 students were enrolled in Huntington schools, which was 13% of the total college students in West Virginia. Marshall University had the most number of students of any college in Huntington, with 13,776 students. Huntington School of Beauty Culture-Main Campus, with 113 students, had the least number of students.

Graduation and Retention Rates

For every 100 students who enroll in Huntington schools, 65 return to start their second year of college. The graduation rate for Huntington schools is approximately 42%. Cabell County Career Technology Center has a graduation rate of 95%, which is the highest in amongst Huntington schools. The lowest graduation rate is 10% for Mountwest Community and Technical College.

Diversity

Of the 18,752 students attending Huntington schools, 58% are female. 58% of Huntington college students are 24 years old or younger. In 2009, 18% of Huntington college students identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority. Mountwest Community and Technical College had the highest percentage of diverse students in Huntington, with 20% of students identifying themselves as being from a minority background.

Huntington Faculty Demographics

As of 2010, there were a total of 9,079 faculty employed by Huntington colleges and universities. The ratio of female to male faculty was [Female Faculty Ratio] to [Male Faculty Ratio] for Huntington schools. And 45% of faculty were from ethnically diverse backgrounds.

In 2009, Huntington colleges and universities had on average of 1 faculty for every 3 students. Fred W Eberle Technical Center had 1 faculty for every 1 student. This was the highest faculty to student ratio for schools in Huntington.

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Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Registered Nurses 4,600 $58,350 $67,720 50.8%
2
Retail Salespersons 4,380 $21,030 $25,000 -9.7%
3
Office Clerks, General 2,950 $25,110 $28,240 22.9%
4
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 1,700 $21,920 $25,140 7.6%
5
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 1,270 $31,240 $39,890 -3.1%
6
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 1,230 $28,210 $35,340 12.8%
7
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 1,190 $26,660 $32,000 -30.0%
8
General and Operations Managers 1,130 $82,800 $113,100 -16.3%
9
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 1,130 $34,510 $41,360 2.7%
10
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 1,130 $42,520 $54,880 85.2%
11
Home Health Aides 1,070 $17,540 $21,760 94.5%
12
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 990 $38,480 $50,770 -2.0%
13
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 930 $48,190 $54,330 -30.6%
14
Carpenters 890 $37,020 $43,890 27.1%
15
Cooks, Restaurant 890 $19,290 $23,260 14.1%
16
Electricians 850 $50,780 $51,810 13.3%
17
Billing and Posting Clerks 770 $26,740 $33,270 -30.0%
18
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 760 $21,120 $24,180 20.6%
19
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 730 $28,940 $38,200 55.3%
20
Construction Laborers 720 $34,050 $33,590 -30.8%
21
Medical Secretaries 690 $26,490 $31,820 50.0%
22
Medical Assistants 620 $23,020 $29,760 34.8%
23
Accountants and Auditors 600 $52,900 $68,960 -4.8%
24
Social and Human Service Assistants 590 $20,550 $30,100 63.9%
25
Pharmacy Technicians 590 $25,130 $29,330 37.2%
26
Cooks, Fast Food 570 $17,170 $18,540 -40.0%
27
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 550 $34,290 $45,860 -26.7%
28
Security Guards 550 $19,080 $26,870 -16.7%
29
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 460 $37,670 $55,620 21.1%
30
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 460 $58,110 $62,260 2.2%
31
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 400 $33,140 $43,850 -18.4%
32
Medical and Health Services Managers 340 $81,240 $93,670 -22.7%
33
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 340 $43,890 $55,220 17.2%
34
Correctional Officers and Jailers 330 $37,830 $42,780 -19.5%
35
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 320 $48,690 $50,360 -44.8%
36
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 290 $31,950 $35,010 31.8%
37
Lawyers 280 $84,350 $129,440 21.7%
38
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 270 $45,060 $55,970 28.6%
39
Legal Secretaries 270 $29,710 $43,270 8.0%
40
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 270 $23,690 $33,300 -12.9%
41
Chief Executives 260 $154,030 $173,350 -16.1%
42
Financial Managers 260 $83,290 $116,970 -7.1%
43
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 250 $31,910 $44,860 -3.8%
44
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 250 $69,670 $89,990 0.0%
45
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 230 $38,730 $49,640 9.5%
46
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 230 $25,030 $26,510 -34.3%
47
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 230 $25,700 $29,200 21.1%
48
Dental Assistants 230 $25,710 $34,140 0.0%
49
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 220 $207,620 $180,870 -12.0%
50
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 210 $29,630 $41,880 5.0%