Clover Park Technical College

Lakewood, WA 98499

Located in Lakewood, Washington, Clover Park Technical College is a public institution that offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

CPTC has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).

CPTC's in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $5,040 and fees $825. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $10,736 and $1,170 respectively.


Campus LocaleCity: Small
Student to Faculty Ratio22:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate45%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. LPN
  2. ADN
  3. LPN to ADN

    The Clover Park Technical College Nursing program prepares students to perform the duties of a Registered Nurse. The program is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

    The program is designed to allow practicing Licensed Practical Nurses to gain the additional education to progress to a Registered Nurse. The LPN-RN to program takes into consideration previous experience in combination with lectures and clinical experience over the course of the four quarter program.

    Admission Requirements:

    • Submit all official certificates
    • Complete General Education requirements (a minimum of a ‘B’ grade or higher is required)
    • Current and unencumbered LPN license
    • Physical Examination
    • Immunization Series including seasonal immunizations (Required immunizations (Hepatitis B, Tetanus/Diphtheria, MMR, Varicella TB 2-step TB screening)

    Applications for the program need to be submitted by the 25th of June of the year of proposed enrollment. New applicants are only admitted in the fall quarter.

    Applicants accepted into the program are expected to submit to a local and national criminal background check and a current CPR for healthcare providers according to the guidelines established by the American Heart Association.

    Students in the program are also required to carry personal health and medical insurance through the course of clinical practice rotations as precondition to admittance at clinical sites.

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide Certificate 117
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 71
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 23

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Clover Park Technical College

Pierce College-Fort Steilacoom
3.55 miles away
Tacoma Community College
5.04 miles away
Highline College
17.25 miles away
Green River College
17.62 miles away
Renton Technical College
26.21 miles away
South Seattle College
26.54 miles away
Olympic College
28.36 miles away
Seattle Central College
31.53 miles away
Bellevue College
32.55 miles away
University of Washington-Seattle Campus
34.27 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
12/01/1999 - Current



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$6,585
30k to 48k$7,712
48k to 75k$10,950
75k to 110k$12,954
Over 110k$12,954
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $101.00 $199.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Non-resident alien
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Clover Park Technical College
4500 Steilacoom Blvd SW
Lakewood, WA 98499

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