United Technical Center
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 is 7 and out of 7 applicants 6 students were accepted and only 6 enrolled to attend a program.
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.
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.
|State board of nursing approval:||Fully Approved|
|Available Study Options|
Council on Occupational Education|
05/24/2013 - Current
|Campus LocaleTown: Distant|
|Student to Faculty Ratio12:1|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|LevelLess than 2 year|
|Business ModelNot for Profit|
|On Campus Housing-|
|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|
$5,110Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
|Less than 30k$1,850|
|30k to 48k--|
|48k to 75k$6,197|
|75k to 110k--|
Financial Aid & Loan
Any grant or scholarship aid
Federal Student Loans
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Two or more races
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and West Virginia state board of nursing