Mercer County Technical Education Center

Nursing Programs

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.

Admission Requirements:

  1. High school diploma or GED equivalency certificate
  2. 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)

 

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX PN passrate : -
Average number of students tested annually: -
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
What is this?

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation
Council on Occupational Education
09/15/2014 - Current

Overview

Campus LocaleTown: Distant
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate78%

Admissions

100%

Acceptance Rate

Cost

$6,024

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$6,985
30k to 48k$7,446
48k to 75k--
75k to 110k--
Over 110k--
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Financial Aid & Loan

51%

Recipients

$3,400

Average Amount

Any grant or scholarship aid

30%

Recipients

$5,343

Average Amount

Pell grants

0%

Recipients

$0

Average Amount

Federal Student Loans

Students

147

Undergrads

0

Graduates

88

Women

59

Men

52%

Full-time

48%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
89%
Black/African American
10%
Two or more races
1%
Asian
0%
Hispanic
0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Race/ethnicity unknown
0%
Non-resident alien
0%

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Mercer County Technical Education Center
1397 Stafford Dr
Princeton, WV 24740
(304) 425-9551
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