Western Area Career & Technology Center
Western Area Career & Technology Center is one of the 31 public less than two year colleges in Pennsylvania. Its campus is small in size and located in the rural town of Canonsburg. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.
In the 2017 fall enrollment, 12 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 8 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 65%).
Every year 63% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
|Campus LocaleFringe Rural|
|Student to Faculty Ratio12:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|LevelLess than two year|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Offered
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||5||39|
Middle States Commission on Secondary Schools|
12/01/1994 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs|
06/01/1986 - 12/31/2007
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|Secondary school GPA Neither required nor recommended|
|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.) Neither required nor recommended|
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, 83% of Western Area Career & Technology 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||--||--|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||--||--|
|Federal Student Loans||75%||$11,056|
$8,672Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$8,505|
|$30,001 to $48,000--|
|$48,001 to $75,000--|
|$75,001 to $110,000$14,013|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Pennsylvania state board of nursing.