United Technical Center
United Technical Center is one of the fourteen public career colleges in West Virginia. The campus is located in Clarksburg town.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 25 students attend the school. 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 the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
United Technical Center's in-state tuition for the 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|
|Number of Students25|
|Student to Faculty Ratio12:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|LevelLess than two year|
|On Campus Housing-|
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
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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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and West Virginia state board of nursing.