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Academy Of Careers And Technology

Overview of Academy Of Careers And Technology

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.

Areas of Study

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.

Academy of Careers and Technology Selectivity

Applicants to the school appreciate its open admissions policy.

Student Body

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."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Academy of Careers and Technology

Academy of Careers and Technology
390 Stanaford Rd
Beckley , WV 25801
http://wvact.net

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Academy of Careers and Technology Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology53dental assistant, medical assistant, medical lab assistant, pharmacy tech
Nursing and Emergency Medicine40licensed practical nurse
Engineering Technician17drafting
Construction Trades13masonry, electrician, construction trades
Production Trades11welding
Computer Science and Engineering8computer and info science
Mechanics and Repair4HVAC, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics
Media0printing equipment operation

Number of programs and degrees for Academy of Careers and Technology in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years9312
Award of less than 1 academic year535

Academy of Careers and Technology Student Body

In 2007-2008, Academy of Careers and Technology had a total enrollment of 200 students (145 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 87%
Black 12%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 18%
20-21 14%
22-24 17%
25-29 14%
30-34 7%
35-39 8%
40-49 14%
50-64 6%

Academy of Careers and Technology Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 67 %
Part-Time 71 %

Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)

Item Percent
Graduating 79%

Academy of Careers and Technology Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Beckley, West Virginia for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other West Virginia Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Academy of Careers and Technology Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Academy of Careers and Technology participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1290500)

Academy of Careers and Technology Degree Programs (2007)

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Construction Trades
Construction Trades, Other
Electrician
Mason/Masonry

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Media
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

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Academy of Careers and Technology Highlights

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What Sets Academy of Careers and Technology Apart:

CategoryTrophy 
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%Academy of Careers and Technology % of degrees in computer science and engineering
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Academy of Careers and Technology % students 40 years or older
Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 17%Academy of Careers and Technology Number of degree programs

Notable:
checked Open admission
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study

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