The James Rumsey Technical Institute has its groundbreaking in 1969. The school is named for James Rumsey, a mechanical engineer and inventor from Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Located in Martinsburg, West Virginia, the school offers high school and post-secondary programs for individuals wishing to learn a vocation or career. JTRI serves three counties and has become an established and respected technical school in the area.
JTRI offers a diver number of classes in its high school and post-graduate programs. The high school programs covers general education as well as specific trades, while the post-secondary offers seven career oriented programs.
- Culinary Arts
- Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning
- Electromechanical Technology
- Practical Nursing
- Automotive Technology
- Surgical Technology
- Truck Driving
Admissions and Financial Aid
Post-Secondary programs have limited space for admissions, thus students interested in enrolling should do so early and be prepared to pay the application fee along with a sealed copy of their high school transcripts. Applicants must have a GED or high school diploma. Individual programs may have additional requirements. Students interested in financial aid should visit the financial aid portion of the schools website as well as complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by James Rumsey Technical Institute by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Health and Clinical Professions
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Transportation and Materials Moving
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $17,800. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $50 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||63%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||63%||$4,791|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To support students and graduates, James Rumsey Technical Institute may provide services like those listed below:
- Remedial courses
- Career path counseling
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Helping students find work after graduation
Other Technical Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to James Rumsey Technical Institute.
- Franklin County Career and Technology Center in Chambersburg, PA (34 miles away)
- Mineral County Technical Center in Keyser, WV (54 miles away)
- Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center in Mill Creek, PA (63 miles away)
- Somerset County Technology Center in Somerset, PA (65 miles away)
- Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center in Johnstown, PA (68 miles away)