Wood County School of Practical Nursing

Parkersburg, WV 26104
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Wood County School of Practical Nursing is one of the fourteen public career colleges in West Virginia. The campus is located in a suburb, in Parkersburg.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 28 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 4 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 3 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 67%). Every year 100% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall Suburb
Number of Students28
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
LevelLess than two year
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate67%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 1 21

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Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
06/01/1988 - 04/01/2013



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Considered but not required
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
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

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Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 86% of Wood County School of Practical Nursing's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 86% $5,174
Other Federal Grant -- --
State Grant & Scholarships 57% $1,191
Institutional Grant & Scholarships -- --
Federal Student Loans -- --
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$4,238
$30,001 to $48,000$4,559
$48,001 to $75,000--
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000--

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

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and West Virginia state board of nursing.
Wood County School of Practical Nursing
300 Campus Drive
Parkersburg, WV 26104

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