Students attend Academy of Careers and Technology in Beckley, WV, a town not particularly near any major cities. The school is a public institution. Academy of Careers and Technology degrees go up to the Certificate.
The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students. Academy of Careers and Technology is known for its programs in computer science and engineering.
Applicants to the school appreciate its open admissions policy.
There are 200 students at Academy of Careers and Technology (as of 2007-2008). A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"THE MISSIO OF THE ACADEMY OF CAREERS AND TECHNOLOGY IS TO EMPOWER ITS STUDENTS WITH THE TECHNICAN AND ACADEMIC SKILLS NECESSARY TO BE COMPETITIVE, PRODUCTIVE, MEMBERS OF THE WORK FORCE READY TO MEET THE CHALLENGES OF THE 21ST CENTURY."
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Academy of Careers and Technology
390 Stanaford Rd
Beckley , WV 25801
|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors [see all]|
|Medical Support and Technology||53||dental assistant, medical assistant, medical lab assistant, pharmacy tech|
|Nursing and Emergency Medicine||40||licensed practical nurse|
|Construction Trades||13||masonry, electrician, construction trades|
|Computer Science and Engineering||8||computer and info science|
|Mechanics and Repair||4||HVAC, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics|
|Media||0||printing equipment operation|
Number of programs and degrees for Academy of Careers and Technology in 2008-2009:
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||93||12|
|Award of less than 1 academic year||53||5|
In 2007-2008, Academy of Careers and Technology had a total enrollment of 200 students (145 full-time equivalent).
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(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)
The school does not offer campus housing.
The school does not offer students a meal plan.
Academy of Careers and Technology participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1290500)
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What Sets Academy of Careers and Technology Apart:
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|% students 40 years or older |
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Student employment services
Remedial classes for students
Offers remedial adult education
Offers part-time study
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