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Pierpont Community & Technical College
Founded: 1974
Total Enrollment: 2925 (IPEDS Oct. 15, 2012 census date)

Academic Programs: Pierpont offers more than 40 associate and certificate of applied science degree programs, advanced skill sets and skill sets; as well as a variety of workforce training.

Student/Faculty Ratio: 17:1

Locations: Pierpont shares a Locust Avenue campus in Fairmont, West Virginia, a friendly city of 20,000, with Fairmont State University.  Pierpont also offers classes throughout its 13-county service area of North Central West Virginia, including the Gaston Caperton Center branch campus in Clarksburg, and the Braxton County Center in Flatwoods. Through its Center for Workforce Education in downtown Fairmont, Pierpont provides workforce training and community education. The Robert C. Byrd National Aerospace Education Center (Branch Campus) in Bridgeport offers programs in aviation maintenance.

Accreditations: North Central Association and The Higher Learning Commission

Financial Aid: Approximately 86 percent of our students receive some form of scholarship or financial aid.

Activities: Clubs,, organizations, student publications, honoraries, and Intramural sports.

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