Mercer County Technical Education Center
Mercer County Technical Education Center is one of the ten public 2-year colleges in West Virginia. The campus is located in Princeton town.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 115 students attend the school. Every year 92% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
|Campus LocaleDistant Town|
|Number of Students115|
|Student to Faculty Ratio9:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
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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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and West Virginia state board of nursing.