Hazleton Area Career Center

Overview of Hazleton Area Career Center

Hazleton Area Career Center is in Hazleton, PA. Hazleton is a small suburb. The school is a public institution. Hazleton Area Career Center issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Certificate.

Hazleton Area Career Center Selectivity

The school's open admission policy attracts a range of prospective students.

Student Body

Approximately 37 students study at Hazleton Area Career Center (in 2007-2008). Many of the students at the school are in their forties, or even older.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The Practical Nursing Program and the Hazleton Area School District/Hazleton Area Career Center share in a commitment to providing an educational program that is responsive to an identified set of professional nursing standards that include the nursing standards set forth by the American NursesÆ Association (ANA). Nursing faculty believe that the programÆs course of study facilitates acquiring those values, attitudes, skills and knowledge needed for nursing practice. Since 1969, the Program has incorporated nursing standards to guide program development. These standards reflect a strong commitment to service within the nursing profession."

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Contacting Hazleton Area Career Center

Hazleton Area Career Center
1451 W 23rd Street
Hazleton , PA 18202

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Hazleton Area Career Center Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine36licensed practical nurse

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years361

Hazleton Area Career Center Student Body

In 2007-2008, Hazleton Area Career Center had a total enrollment of 37 students (46 full-time equivalent).

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 8%
20-21 3%
22-24 14%
25-29 14%
30-34 8%
35-39 11%
40-49 30%
50-64 14%

Hazleton Area Career Center Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 67 %

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

Item Percent
Graduating 87%

Hazleton Area Career Center Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Hazleton Area Career Center Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Hazleton Area Career Center participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2554500)

Hazleton Area Career Center Degree Programs (2007)

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

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Hazleton Area Career Center Highlights

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What Sets Hazleton Area Career Center Apart:

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