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So you're from Morgantown, WV?

Fortunately for you, Morgantown, 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!


 

Morgantown College and University Demographics

There are a total of 183 degree and certificate programs offered at Morgantown's 5 colleges and universities. You can choose to study in fields ranging from legal administrative assistant/secretary to administrative assistant and secretarial science, general to pathology/pathologist assistant.

Morgantown's top-ranked school is West Virginia University Hospital Departments of Rad Tech and Nutrition. In 2010, it received a nationwide rank of 56th. Approximately 55 students are currently enrolled at West Virginia University Hospital Departments of Rad Tech and Nutrition.

Tuition

Average tuition for students at Morgantown colleges and universities is $3,773 per year. In Morgantown, tuition rates can vary from $11,100 per year to $2,360 per year. The school charging the highest tuition rates is West Virginia Junior College, while the school with the lowest tuition rates is Monongalia County Technical Education Center.

Financial Aid

In 2008, students at Morgantown colleges received an estimated $75,033,047 in financial aid. Of this aid, $72,409,330 was in the form of institutional grants and scholarships. The highest amount of institutional grants and scholarships given to students by a local college was $54,431,408, which was given by West Virginia University.

Morgantown Student Demographics

Morgantown schools had an enrollment of 29,251 students in 2010. This is 20% of the total number of West Virginia college students. West Virginia University had the most number of students of any college in Morgantown, with 28,898 students. Morgantown Beauty College Inc, with 27 students, had the least number of students.

Graduation and Retention Rates

For every 100 students who enroll in Morgantown schools, 73 return to start their second year of college. Approximately 77% of students eventually graduate. Graduation rates, however, can vary from college to college. West Virginia University Hospital Departments of Rad Tech and Nutrition has a graduation rate of 94%, while West Virginia University has a graduation rate of 59%.

Diversity

Morgantown schools have a student population that is approximately 50% female. The ratio of Morgantown students who are 24 years old or younger to those who are over 24 years old is 92 to 100. For every 100 Morgantown college students, 15 students identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background in 2009. West Virginia University, with 15% of students identifying themselves as being from a minority background, had the highest percentage of ethnically diverse students in Morgantown.

Morgantown Faculty Demographics

Morgantown schools had 852 faculty members in 2010. The ratio of female to male faculty was [Female Faculty Ratio] to [Male Faculty Ratio] for Morgantown schools. And 17% of faculty were from ethnically diverse backgrounds.

In 2009, Morgantown colleges and universities had on average of 1 faculty for every 39 students. Fred W Eberle Technical Center had the highest faculty to student ratio, of schools in Morgantown, with 1 to 1.

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Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Office Clerks, General 3,240 $23,780 $28,240
2
Registered Nurses 2,450 $58,960 $67,720 46.7%
3
Retail Salespersons 2,220 $21,780 $25,000 18.1%
4
Carpenters 700 $28,000 $43,890 55.6%
5
Construction Laborers 700 $30,810 $33,590 -2.8%
6
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 670 $36,170 $45,860 39.6%
7
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 660 $22,190 $25,140 -37.1%
8
General and Operations Managers 650 $87,310 $113,100 47.7%
9
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 550 $30,070 $35,340 5.8%
10
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 530 $45,230 $50,770 23.3%
11
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 520 $33,140 $41,360 13.0%
12
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 490 $27,640 $32,000 -44.3%
13
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 490 $31,860 $39,890 6.5%
14
Cooks, Restaurant 460 $20,460 $23,260 2.2%
15
Home Health Aides 440 $18,400 $21,760
16
Accountants and Auditors 420 $62,730 $68,960 7.7%
17
Medical Assistants 310 $26,310 $29,760 47.6%
18
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 280 $26,270 $38,200 -20.0%
19
Billing and Posting Clerks 270 $27,180 $33,270 58.8%
20
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 230 $24,320 $33,300 187.5%
21
Medical and Health Services Managers 230 $77,330 $93,670
22
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 230 $60,230 $62,260 -25.8%
23
Dietetic Technicians 220 $22,440 $28,820
24
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 220 $38,860 $38,190
25
Engineers, All Other 210 $96,560 $91,770
26
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 200 $27,010 $29,200
27
Healthcare Social Workers 190 $39,330 $49,200 375.0%
28
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 190 $21,220 $24,180 0.0%
29
Computer Programmers 180 $63,340 $74,900
30
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 180 $22,210 $26,510 -14.3%
31
Pharmacy Technicians 180 $24,500 $29,330 5.9%
32
Electricians 180 $44,630 $51,810 -14.3%
33
Chief Executives 170 $156,540 $173,350 88.9%
34
Social and Human Service Assistants 170 $20,150 $30,100 -10.5%
35
Lawyers 170 $92,610 $129,440 21.4%
36
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 170 $35,290 $49,640 70.0%
37
Administrative Services Managers 160 $63,400 $84,390 220.0%
38
Managers, All Other 150 $78,670 $102,160
39
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 140 $36,540 $55,620 -12.5%
40
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 140 $24,090 $41,880 55.6%
41
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 130 $125,400 $180,870 30.0%
42
Physical Therapists 130 $74,330 $77,990 18.2%
43
Financial Managers 130 $80,240 $116,970 0.0%
44
Respiratory Therapists 130 $47,990 $55,200
45
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 120 $35,680 $43,850 0.0%
46
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 120 $30,670 $35,010 -33.3%
47
Software Developers, Applications 120 $77,150 $90,410
48
Computer and Information Systems Managers 120 $113,220 $123,280 140.0%
49
Chemical Technicians 100 $44,930 $44,200
50
Dental Assistants 100 $27,670 $34,140