Clover Park Technical College
Clover Park Technical College is one of the thirty-five public 4-year colleges in Washington. The campus is located in an urban area, in Lakewood.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 3,883 students attend the school. Every year 33% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
CPTC's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $5,040, and fees were $700. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $5,040 and $700 respectively.
|Campus LocaleSmall City|
|Number of Students3,883|
|Student to Faculty Ratio22:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
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.
- 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 (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years||0||0|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||7||45|
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities|
12/01/1999 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$105/credit|
|In State Students||$105/credit|
|Out of State Students||$105/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 66% of Clover Park Technical College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||29%||$844|
|State Grant & Scholarships||46%||$2,882|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||15%||$1,010|
|Federal Student Loans||27%||$6,464|
$5,042Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$5,256|
|$30,001 to $48,000$6,816|
|$48,001 to $75,000$7,582|
|$75,001 to $110,000$11,211|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Washington state board of nursing.