Lenape Area Vocational Technical School Practical Nursing Program

Overview of Lenape Area Vocational Technical School Practical Nursing Program

The main campus of Lenape Nursing is in Kittanning, PA (a rural site not far from an urban area). The school is a public school. Lenape Nursing offers degrees up to the Certificate.

Areas of Study

The school students most commonly major in a field related to nursing and emergency medicine.

Lenape Nursing Selectivity

Lenape Nursing does not accept everyone who applies.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 111 enrolled students. Older students (40+ years old, e.g.) are welcome and common at Lenape Nursing.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"We believe the mission of vocational-technical education is to provide its students with learning experiences that produce skills for employment upon completion of the program. Vocational-technical education develops behavioral changes within the individual, enabling that student to enter the occupational field with competent entry level performance. Since practical nursing is considered technical nursing, a vocational-technical school is the logical site for practical nursing education."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Lenape Nursing

Lenape Area Vocational Technical School Practical Nursing Program
83 Glade Drive
Kittanning , PA 16201
General Phone: (724) 545-7311

Lenape Nursing Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine60licensed practical nurse

Number of programs and degrees for Lenape Nursing in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years601

Lenape Nursing Student Body

In 2007-2008, Lenape Nursing had a total enrollment of 111 students (123 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 23%
Women 77%
Full-Time 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 10%
20-21 9%
22-24 13%
25-29 23%
30-34 14%
35-39 10%
40-49 20%
50-64 3%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Lenape Nursing Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 82 %
Part-Time 85 %

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

Item Percent
Graduating 79%

Lenape Nursing Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Kittanning, 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.

Lenape Nursing Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)not required
Other Standardized Testsrequired

Lenape Nursing Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Lenape Nursing participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2282500)

Lenape Nursing Degree Programs (2007)

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

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Lenape Nursing Highlights

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What Sets Lenape Nursing Apart:

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% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
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% students 40 years or older
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Top 12%Lenape Nursing % students 40 years or older
Female % of student body
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