About Us

Begin the climb to success at Mountwest Community and Technical College. Mountwest is one of only 10 public community and technical colleges in West Virginia. Mountwest is fully accredited by The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and was named Military Times' best two-year college for veterans in 2012. Mountwest offers nearly 60 associate degree programs, the majority of which are Associate in Applied Science degrees. There are also 15 certificate programs in a variety of career fields.

For nearly 40 years, Mountwest has been helping students succeed in high-demand career fields through a high-quality academic experience, a friendly and helpful student services department and a multitude of career pathways from which to choose. No matter an individual’s age, students can be prepared to start a new career, progress in an established career path or simply broaden their knowledge base.

Mountwest is committed to the success of each student. A variety of academic support services are offered including free tutoring, access to computer labs, financial aid assistance, faculty mentors and college transition programs. Mountwest students also use advanced technology in the classroom to enhance curriculum and the learning experience. On our campus, classrooms are equipped with state-of-the-art technology, and free Wi-Fi access is available campus-wide and at all of our off-campus sites.

Mountwest offers many opportunities for financial assistance, one of which is sponsored scholarships through the Mountwest Scholarship Program. These scholarship opportunities can help offset the cost of tuition, fees and books. Additionally, Mountwest offers many articulation and transfer agreements with four-year colleges and universities, which allow smooth pathways for students to continue their education.

Whether a student wants to enroll in one a full-time associate degree or certificate programs, earn transfer credits for a four-year degree or just take a few courses to enhance their work skills, contact Mountwest!

Begin the climb to your success at Mountwest!