Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technical Center Practical Nursing
Wilkes Barre, PA 18705-0699

Overview

Type Less than 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Differs by program
Total enrollment 147
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 8:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
No
Academic
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
No
Study abroad
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technical Center Practical Nursing has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Application Fee

$40
Undergrad students

Tuition & Fees

Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technical Center Practical Nursing calculates tuition for each program it provides using clock hours or credit hours. In 2016-2017 academic year, the combined tuition and fees to attend a program that takes one year to complete was $14,750 (69.2% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical public vocational/career school)

Follow the link below to learn more about cost of the largest programs offered by the institution.

$12,221
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $10,507
$14,750
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $8,716
$14,750
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $8,716
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 65% of Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technical Center Practical Nursing's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 56% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $3,469 (which is 18.5% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technical Center Practical Nursing in 2016-2017, was 17, which is 50% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,934 (which is 10.5% below the national average.)

$3,469
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,257
$5,934
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $6,628
65%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 80%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technical Center Practical Nursing has enrolled a total of 147 students (147 students full-time and 0 on a part-time basis). The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 9% men and 91% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

147
Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 80%

Black/African American: 14%

Two or more races: 3%

Hispanic: 3%

Asian: 1%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 1 largest majors offered at Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technical Center Practical Nursing.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 67% 174

Graduation & Dropout Rates

85%
Graduation rate
national average: 75%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technical Center Practical Nursing full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

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Still enrolled
14%
Dropout rate
1%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$25,000
Median Annual Income
national average: $25,419

The typical median income of Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technical Center Practical Nursing graduates 6 years after enrollment is $25,000. Last year, out of the total 219 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 173 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 266 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 181 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $25,000 $27,000
Employment Rate 79% 68%
Total Graduates 219 266

Campus Location

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