United Technical Center

Clarksburg, WV 26301

Located in Clarksburg, West Virginia, United Technical Center is a public institution that offers diploma and certificate programs, which can be completed in 2 years or less.

The institution is part of West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission that operates 10 campuses in Bluefield, Fairmont, Buckhannon, Charleston, Huntington, Eleanor, Shepherdstown, Clarksburg, Morgantown, Keyser.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 7 and 6 students were accepted.

United Technical Center in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $3,300 and fees $200. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $3,300 and $200 respectively.


Campus LocaleTown: Distant
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
LevelLess than 2 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate57%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. LPN

    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.

    Admissions Requirements:

    1. Register for pre-entrance examination
    2. The program offers pre-entrance exams between October and February (Test is an assessment of Math, English, and Science)
    3. Pre-requisites for entrance including Medical Terminology and Math for Medications (offered by United Technical Center online and in the evenings respectively)
    4. 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 - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants, Other Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 20

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from United Technical Center

Monongalia County Technical Education Center
29.79 miles away
Greene County Career and Technology Center
41.88 miles away
Fayette County Career & Technical Institute Practical Nursing Program
50.2 miles away
Wood County School of Practical Nursing
61.67 miles away
Western Area Career & Technology Center
65.45 miles away
Roane-Jackson Technical Center
72.76 miles away
Mineral County Vocational Technical Center
73.57 miles away
University of Phoenix - Pittsburgh Campus
78.16 miles away
Somerset County Technology Center
85.35 miles away
John D Rockefeller IV Career Center
85.49 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Council on Occupational Education
05/24/2013 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Required
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

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$1,850
30k to 48k--
48k to 75k$6,197
75k to 110k--
Over 110k--
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Student Population













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

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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United Technical Center
251 Marietta Street
Clarksburg, WV 26301

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