Carver Career Center

Overview of Carver Career Center

Carver Career Center is located in a medium-sized suburb, in Charleston, WV. The school is a public institution. Degree levels at Carver Career Center top out at the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students. Students at Carver Career Center often study beauty and cosmetology, construction trades, engineering technician.

Carver Career Center Selectivity

The school maintains an open-admission policy.


Students at Carver Career Center benefit from the low student/teacher ratio. The school's tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors.

Student Body

Carver Career Center offers classes to 222 students (154 full-time equivalent).

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of Carver Career & Technical Education Center is to provide, certificate and short-term education programs designed to prepare secondary students from Kanawha County and adult students from Kanawha & surrounding counties for employment career advancement, and/or continued education & to assist employers in meeting their employment & training needs."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Carver Career Center

Carver Career Center
4799 Midland Dr
Charleston , WV 25306-6397
General Phone: (304) 348-1965

Carver Career Center Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology88health service and sciences, dental assistant, pharmacy tech, veterinary assistant, respiratory care tech, surgical tech
Beauty and Cosmetology49cosmetology, manicurist
Construction Trades42power transmission, building inspection and management, plumbing
Engineering Technician18HVAC tech, drafting
Medical Administration15medical transcription
Cooking and Culinary Arts7chef training
Mechanics and Repair4autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Office and Administration2word processing
Nursing and Emergency Medicine1EMT ambulance attendant
Agricultural Science and Management0agricultural management
Production Trades0welding

Number of programs and degrees for Carver Career Center in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year11517
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years461
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years71
Associate's degree582

Carver Career Center Student Body

In 2007-2008, Carver Career Center had a total enrollment of 222 students (154 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 90%
Black 8%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 24%
20-21 17%
22-24 16%
25-29 16%
30-34 8%
35-39 7%
40-49 7%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

Carver Career Center Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 69 %
Part-Time 100 %

Carver Career Center Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Charleston, 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.

Carver Career Center Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Carver Career Center participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2073400)

Carver Career Center Faculty

Carver Career Center has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year6$49,0456$51,166
All faculty totalcalendar year6$49,0456$51,166

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year11$46,1009$53,724
All faculty totalacademic year11$46,1009$53,724

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Carver Career Center Degree Programs (2007)

Agricultural Science And Management
Agricultural Business and Management, General

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist

Construction Trades
Building/Construction Finishing, Management, & Inspection, Other
Electrical and Power Transmission Installation/Installer, General
Plumbing Technology/Plumber

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Engineering Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Heating/AC/Refrigeration Technology/Technician

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance)

Office And Administration
Word Processing

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

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Carver Career Center Highlights

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What Sets Carver Career Center Apart:

Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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% of degrees in beauty and cosmetology
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Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
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% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 16%Carver Career Center % of full-time faculty on tenure track
% of degrees in engineering technician
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 17%Carver Career Center % of degrees in engineering technician
% of degrees in construction trades
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Carver Career Center % of degrees in construction trades

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