Mercer County Technical Education Center
Mercer County Technical Education Center is one of the 10 public 2-year colleges in West Virginia. Its campus is small in size and located in the town of Princeton. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.
Every year 92% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
|Campus LocaleDistant Town|
|Student to Faculty Ratio9:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Offered
The Mercer County Technical Education Center Practical Nursing Program is designed to prepare adult students for entry level positions in healthcare.
The program is offered in units of study prepared in a progression from the simple to the complex with all elements including theoretical and clinical components.
- High school diploma or GED equivalency certificate
- Take the Assessment Technologies Inc. Examination for Practical Nurses
Applicants who successfully pass the assessment examination will be notified by mail to submit references forms and student records in preparation for an interview with the admission committee.
The admission committee will review complete applications on the basis of scores on the assessment examination, review of all transcripts and other supporting documentation and the personal interview.
The program accepts a maximum of three students in each admission period. Students accepted into the program are required:
- Attend mandatory orientation
- Complete pre-requisite courses
- Required Health assessment with immunization series
- Physical exam and dental exam
- Submit to a criminal background check
- Submit proof of drug and alcohol screening
- Two week mandatory attendance of math class conducted at the Adult Basic Education Center (a competency of 80% is required for the program)
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||3||18|
Council on Occupational Education|
09/15/2014 - Current
Cost to Attend
In 2017-2018 academic year, 80% of Mercer County Technical Education Center'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||--||--|
|State Grant & Scholarships||10%||$2,500|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||3%||$1,000|
|Federal Student Loans||--||--|
$5,973Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$4,882|
|$30,001 to $48,000--|
|$48,001 to $75,000--|
|$75,001 to $110,000--|
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Applicants who are registered nurses must have a current license to practice as an RN, have more than a high school diploma and be currently enrolled in an undergraduate nursing degree program in ...
Applicant must be a Charleston, WV resident enrolled as a full time student in an accredited nursing program in West Virginia. Minimum 2.5 GPA required.
Applicant must be a West Virginia resident enrolled full time at an accredited college or university, have a minimum 2.5 GPA, and demonstrate good moral character. Preference given to applicants ...
Applicant must be a graduating senior of Logan High School who plans to enroll in a field of study in registered nursing from an accredited college in West Virginia. Minimum 2.5 GPA and composite ...
Applicant must be a resident of West Virginia; preference will be given to Jackson County residents. Applicant must be planning to major in the fields of library science, nursing, or ...
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and West Virginia state board of nursing.