College Knowledge

A college degree is closer than you think. Whether you are a recent high school graduate or an adult returning to school, Mountwest has a degree program for you! 

Open House & Enrollment Event!

Thursday, June 9th 3-5pm

Tour the Mountwest main campus, learn about programs & benefits, talk to our faculty, apply for admissions, complete your FAFSA, enroll for classes, and much more!

Find the right program for you!

We offer a wide range of programs at Mountwest, so you can find the right program for you. 

Choose from more than 50 one-year certificate and associate degree programs. In addition to Associate in Applied Science offerings, Mountwest also offers Associate in Arts and Associate in Science pathways for those planning to pursue a baccalaureate degree.


Find funds for college.

West Virginia offers more than $100 million each year in financial aid for college. Find the right state-sponsored financial aid program for you!

Scholarship Opportunities

Mountwest Community and Technical College offers a variety of sponsored scholarships based on academic achievement, leadership, community involvement, area of study and financial need. Scholarships opportunities are available open for the fall and spring semester. Students will need to apply between October 1-31st for Spring 2023 scholarships.  The scholarship portal will reopen in March 2023 for Fall 2023 scholarships.

Get to Know: The Office of Advising, Veteran Affairs & Services

The Office of Advising, Veteran Affairs & Accessibility Services strives to promote student success by empowering, educating, and enabling students to take ownership and control of achieving their academic goals and plans, preparing them for civic responsibility and careers. We are dedicated to delivering high-quality advising services and providing timely academic resources and pertinent information to the student body.

Advising, Accessibility Services, and Veterans Student Services are located in the One-Stop for Student Services on the college’s main campus in Room 101.

Career Services

At Mountwest, Career Services functions as a vital component of the total educational experience for Mountwest students. Our innovative programs, services, and resources provide assistance to students in the following areas:

One-Stop hours of operation are:


Monday-Thursday –  8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Friday –  8:00 am- 3:00 pm

Our customer-driven approach recognizes that while each student’s needs are unique, the cultivation and enhancements of one’s career management skills are critical to success. The Office of Career Services at Mountwest facilitates relationships with students, alumni and employers and empowers students to take charge of their own futures.

The Career Services Center is located on the first floor, Room 110B. Appointments are available and walk-ins are always welcome! The Center provides computers and desk space for students and alumni needing a guiding hand in resume writing or job search assistance. Plenty of resources are available to help with career planning at any stage!

Office hours are Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., excluding college holidays. Follow Mountwest Community and Technical College on LinkedIn for up-to-date job postings and information.

Financial Aid Timeline


  • Parents and students will need to apply for an FSA ID (a U.S. Department of Education username and password) at
  • File the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) at on or after October 1 using 2021 income information. Be sure you add our school code 040414 as your college choice if you are applying to Mountwest Community and Technical College.
  • Applications for WV Promise Scholarship Program will be available at


Promise Scholarship applicants must complete the Promise Scholarship Application and file the FAFSA by March 1.


WV residents must file the FAFSA by April 15 for WV Higher Education Grant consideration.


Access your myMCTC account frequently to read important communications from the Office of Student Financial Aid. Contact the IT Help Desk at (304) 710-3470 for login information.


Federal Work-Study students should complete and submit required paperwork to the Office of Financial Aid by August 1.

Financial Aid Workshop

Mountwest plans to host a financial aid workshop on Thursday, November 4th from 3pm-7pm at our main campus (One Mountwest Way, Huntington, WV).

Find your new Career


Learn interpersonal, communication, analytical, decision-making, customer service and computer skills that are essential for success in business.

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Allied Health Occupations

The Allied Health Occupations Certificate program is a unique opportunity for students, interested in the health care field, to earn a certificate that will help them further this goal.

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American Sign Language

The Associate in Applied Science Degree Program in American Sign Language (ASL) gives students a foundation in ASL and to acquaint them with basic issues of concern to the Deaf Community.

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Associate of Arts

An Associate of Arts degree in General Studies/Transfer Studies can establish the foundation for a lifetime of continual learning and serve as the framework for a productive professional and personal life.

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Associate of Science

The Associate in Science Degree in Transfer Studies provides graduates with enhanced work skills without requiring the larger commitment of time or money necessary for a bachelor’s degree.

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Aviation Maintenance Technology

Applied Technology Aviation Maintenance Technology Associate of Applied Science The Associate in Applied Science Degree Program in Aviation Maintenance Technology is offered in collaboration with Marshall University. Program Sheet Apply

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Campus Tours

Another way to learn about Mountwest is by visiting our campus. During your visit, you will meet with a peer coach, tour our facility, and have the opportunity to ask question about all things Mountwest.  If you would like to schedule a campus tour, you can contact 304-710-3060 or email

New Business Hours

Mountwest is now open 7 days a week, with official business hours 5 days a week. Students and the community can expect to find appropriate offices staffed so that they may conduct business with the college during the following hours:

Monday – Thursday 8am-5pm

Friday – 8am -3pm

Main Campus

The main campus is located on 28 acres just minutes from I-64 and downtown Huntington. The campus features a 115,000-square foot academic building with five floors of classroom, laboratory and office space, student services one stop, library and resource center, and bookstore.

One Mountwest Way | Huntington, WV 25701

Center for Culinary Arts

The Center for Culinary Arts is the ideal arena to prepare you for joining the culinary industry. Our 14,000 square foot facility houses a lecture hall, classrooms, production and lab kitchens with room to expand to meet future culinary arts professionals’ needs. To learn more, check out the Culinary Arts Program.

1648 8th Ave. | Huntington, WV 25703

Maritime Academy

The Mountwest Maritime Academy, located in a shared facility with the Tri-State Fire Academy along Route 2, provides training for various levels of the river industry and features a full-mission wheelhouse simulator. To learn more, check out the Maritime Academy.

4200 Ohio River Road | Huntington, WV 25702

Mountwest is a friendly, student-centered campus.

  • Opportunities in high-demand career fields.
  • A high-quality academic experience
  • State-of-the-art technology
  • Affordable tuition and transfer credit opportunities
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