United Technical Center
Clarksburg, WV 26301
United Technical Center is one of the 14 public less than two year colleges in West Virginia. Its campus is small in size and located in the town of Clarksburg. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.
In the 2017 fall enrollment, 10 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 7 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 67%).
Every year 60% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
United Technical Center's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $3,300, and fees were $200. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $3,300 and $200 respectively.
|Campus LocaleDistant Town|
|Student to Faculty Ratio12:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|LevelLess than two year|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Offered
The United Technical Center Practical Nursing program is a 12 month program preparing adults for entry level jobs in nursing cares. The program is accredited by the West Virginia State Board of Examiners for Licensed Practical Nurses and North Central Association.
Students who successfully graduate from the program are eligible to apply to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nursing.
Graduates wishing to pursue further education in Registered Nursing and articulation are prepared to do so by the academic instruction they receive in this program.
- Register for pre-entrance examination
- The program offers pre-entrance exams between October and February (Test is an assessment of Math, English, and Science)
- Pre-requisites for entrance including Medical Terminology and Math for Medications (offered by United Technical Center online and in the evenings respectively)
- Applicants meeting the minimum test scores will be scheduled for a personal interview
Successful applicants will be notified by mail to complete the program specific requirements:
- Criminal background check (required by law for clinical experience and licensure)
- Health examination, physical assessment (required immunizations and laboratory tests)
- Dental examinations
Classes for the Practical Nursing program begin on the 1st of July.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||1||17|
Council on Occupational Education|
05/24/2013 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Required|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Neither required nor recommended|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Neither required nor recommended|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Required|
In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Cost to Attend
In 2017-2018 academic year, 42% of United Technical 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||8%||$1,935|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||--||--|
|Federal Student Loans||--||--|
$4,444Average Net Price/year
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$4,362|
|$30,001 to $48,000--|
|$48,001 to $75,000$4,567|
|$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 ...
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and West Virginia state board of nursing.