Mercer County Career Center

Overview of Mercer County Career Center

Mercer County Career Center is located in a rural site not far from an urban area, in Mercer, PA. The school is a public institution. Degree levels at Mercer County Career Center top out at the Certificate.

Areas of Study

Students at the school often study nursing and emergency medicine.

Mercer County Career Center Selectivity

The admissions department at Mercer County Career Center does not accept all those who apply.

Student Body

The school offers classes to 54 students (133 full-time equivalent). Forty-something year old students won't feel out of place at Mercer County Career Center.

Student Life

The school has a large share of part-time students.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Our mission is to equip students with marketable skills through effective career and technical education."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Mercer County Career Center

Mercer County Career Center
776 Greenville Rd
Mercer , PA 16137
General Phone: (724) 662-3000

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Mercer County Career Center Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine104licensed practical nurse

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years1041

Mercer County Career Center Student Body

In 2007-2008, Mercer County Career Center had a total enrollment of 54 students (133 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 15%
Women 85%
Full-Time 41%
Part-Time 59%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 7%
20-21 7%
22-24 15%
25-29 19%
30-34 11%
35-39 13%
40-49 15%
50-64 7%

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


Mercer County Career Center Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 100 %

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

Item Percent
Graduating 88%

Mercer County Career Center Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Mercer, 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.

Mercer County Career Center Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

GPAnot required
Class Ranknot required
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

Mercer County Career Center Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Mercer County Career Center participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2362300)

Mercer County Career Center Degree Programs (2007)

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

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Mercer County Career Center Highlights

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What Sets Mercer County Career Center Apart:

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