• How many student organizations do you offer?

    Pierpont students can run for offices in student government and participate in more than 80 clubs, organizations, and honoraries. In addition there is a robust intramural program.

  • I am a transfer student with college credits that are more than 20 years old - will they still transfer?

    Yes, generally undergraduate credit hours do not have a time restriction for transferring. It is important for the college hours to be on a transcript from an accredited college or university.

  • How big are the classes?

    The average class size is 22 students, and our student-to-faculty ratio of 18-to-1 allows the College to provide individual attention for every student.

  • How much out of class study and preparation time should I expect?

    The average student studies two hours for every class hour. Therefore, if you were registered for six hours, you would study 12 hours per week.

  • How many majors do you offer?

    Pierpont offers a wide variety of programs, from short-term training, skill sets, certificates and associate degrees. For an up-to-date list, click here.

  • Where is the College located?

    Pierpont operates throughout our 13-county service region, which includes Barbour, Braxton, Calhoun, Doddridge, Gilmer, Harrison, Lewis, Marion, Monongalia, Preston, Randolph, Taylor and Upshur counties in West Virginia.

    Our administrative offices are located at 1201 Locust Avenue in Fairmont at the campus we share with our partner institution, Fairmont State.

    We also operate the Robert C. Byrd National Aerospace Education Center in Bridgeport, WV; offer classes at our Gaston Caperton Center in Clarksburg; offer classes at our facility in Braxton County; operate the Center for Workforce Education in downtown Fairmont; and hold classes at many career/technical centers across the region.

  • Do you offer Intercollegiate athletics?

    No.

  • How many students attend Pierpont?

    As of Fall 2011 we have over 3,000 students enrolled.

  • What are the requirements for acceptance into Pierpont Community & Technical College?

    New college students must provide ACT/SAT scores or COMPASS (placement test) scores AND and official high school transcript or official GED scores.

    Transfer students must provide an official college transcript from all accredited institutions previously attended.

  • Do you need my immunization records?

    Yes, if you were born after January 1, 1957, we will need proof of vaccination for Measles, Mumps, & Rubella (MMR.)


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