Garnet Career Center

Overview of Garnet Career Center

Garnet Career Center is located in a small city, in Charleston, WV. The school is a public institution. Degree levels at Garnet Career Center top out at the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

Students at the school often study medical adminstration, nursing and emergency medicine.

Garnet Career Center Selectivity

Garnet Career Center maintains an open-admission policy.

Student Body

The school offers classes to 142 students (244 full-time equivalent). Forty-something year old students won't feel out of place at Garnet Career Center.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of Garnet Career Center is to provide adult learners educational opportunities necessary to attain their chosen goals."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Garnet Career Center

Garnet Career Center
422 Dickinson St
Charleston , WV 25301
General Phone: (304) 348-6195

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Garnet Career Center Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine77licensed practical nurse
Medical Administration17medical secretary
Mechanics and Repair11automobile mechanics
Office and Administration7business support services
Business and Management3accounting technology

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years1075
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years81

Garnet Career Center Student Body

In 2007-2008, Garnet Career Center had a total enrollment of 142 students (244 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 82%
Black 15%
Hispanic 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 8%
20-21 15%
22-24 13%
25-29 17%
30-34 15%
35-39 13%
40-49 13%
50-64 6%
65+ 1%

Garnet Career Center Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

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

Garnet 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.

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

Financial Aid:
Garnet Career Center participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2218200)

Garnet Career Center Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

Medical Administration
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

Office And Administration
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other

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Garnet Career Center Highlights

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What Sets Garnet Career Center Apart:

% of degrees in medical administration
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Top 9%Garnet Career Center % of degrees in medical administration
Number of degree programs
(for colleges of its size and type)
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% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Garnet Career Center % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
% students 40 years or older
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Top 16%Garnet Career Center % students 40 years or older

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

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