Fred W Eberle Technical Center

Buckhannon, WV 26201
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Fred W Eberle Technical Center is one of the fourteen public career colleges in West Virginia. The campus is located in Buckhannon town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 181 students attend the school. Every year 99% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Town
Number of Students181
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
LevelLess than two year
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate80%

Nursing Programs

The Fred W. Eberle Technical Center School of Practical Nursing offers a program preparing adults through funds provided by the Division of Technical and Adult Education of the Department of Education of the State of West Virginia.

The Practical Nursing Program is accredited by the West Virginia State Board of Examiners for Licensed Practical Nurses.

The program utilizes a comprehensive curriculum which extends over 12 months incorporating theoretical classroom instruction and clinical experience in a range of healthcare settings.

The school is affiliated with the William R. Sharpe Hospital, St. Joseph's Hospital, Stonewall Jackson Memorial, Holbrook's Nursing Home, United Hospital Center, Sunbridge of Salem, and Davis Regional Healthcare.

Applications for admission in January are accepted between the 1st of January and the 31st of July every year. All applicants to the Practical Nursing program are required to take a pre-admission examination to assess basic skills in math, reading and comprehension skills.

Qualified candidates will be called in for interviews in October with final selections for admission in January being announced in November.

Candidates accepted into the program will be required to submit to criminal background checks by the FBI in fulfillment of the requirement West Virginia Board of Examiners for Practical Nurses.

Graduates from the nursing program are eligible to apply to sit for the National Council Licensure Exam. Successful completion of the course and passage of the state licensure examination entitles one to be a Licensed Practical Nurse or LPN. Past statistics show a 70-80% completion rate of starting students, 100% passage rate of the NCLEX-PN (licensure exam), and 100% job placement.

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 4 22

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Institutional Accreditations
Council on Occupational Education
06/12/2015 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $35
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

No Info Available

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Fred W Eberle Technical Center's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 96% $2,415
Other Federal Grant -- --
State Grant & Scholarships 4% $1,333
Institutional Grant & Scholarships -- --
Federal Student Loans -- --
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$4,930
$30,001 to $48,000--
$48,001 to $75,000--
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000--

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Student Population













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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and West Virginia state board of nursing.
Fred W Eberle Technical Center
208 Morton Ave
Buckhannon, WV 26201

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