Somerset County Technology Center

Somerset, PA 15501

Somerset County Technology Center (SCTC) is located in Somerset, Pennsylvania. SCTC opened in 1972 and has become a well-respected vocational and technical school. This school serves both high school students and adults. There are a large number of different technical and vocational training courses at the school that will lead directly to great employment opportunities. There are career programs in fields that are traditionally very lucrative, making this a popular educational center in the community. SCTC is also known for offering workforce-related training to different businesses in the community.

The SCTC nursing program is going to help students learn the necessary skills to become licensed practical nurses. This is a one-year practical nursing program that aims to provide all nursing students with an excellent education. There is a great emphasis placed on practical skills as well as traditional classroom learning experiences. Graduates of the SCTC practical nursing program will be fully prepared to take the NCLEX-PN licensure exam. This program has produced many successful LPNs throughout the years and continues to provide great educational opportunities to prospective nurses in the community.


Campus LocaleFringe Rural
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio4:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
LevelLess than two year
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate71%

Nursing Programs Offered

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 2 22
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 91.4%

Compare Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius of Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center

Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center
21.26 miles away
Fayette County Career & Technical Institute
38.98 miles away
Mineral County Vocational Technical Center
39.89 miles away
Indiana County Technology Center
44.55 miles away
Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center
48.13 miles away
Monongalia County Technical Education Center
56.21 miles away
Lenape Technical School Practical Nursing Program
58.66 miles away
Greene County Career and Technology Center
59.85 miles away
James Rumsey Technical Institute
64.6 miles away
University of Phoenix - Pittsburgh Campus
64.76 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Secondary Schools
10/01/2007 - 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 $110
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

No Info Available

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Somerset County Technology 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 100% $4,500
Other Federal Grant -- --
State Grant & Scholarships -- --
Institutional Grant & Scholarships -- --
Federal Student Loans 100% $10,194
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price/year
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$7,186
$30,001 to $48,000$10,006
$48,001 to $75,000--
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000--

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Student Population













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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Pennsylvania state board of nursing.

Somerset County Technology Center
281 Technology Dr
Somerset, PA 15501

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