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Washington County Adult Skill Center

Overview of Washington County Adult Skill Center

Washington County Adult Skill Center can be found in Abingdon, VA (a town not far from a more urbanized area). The school is a public institution. The Certificate is the highest degree at Washington County Adult Skill Center.

Areas of Study

The most common majors at the school are in office and administration, production trades.

Washington County Adult Skill Center Selectivity

Washington County Adult Skill Center is welcoming, and offers open admission to students who meet its minimum qualifications.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, 110 students were enrolled in the school. Older adults are in evidence at Washington County Adult Skill Center, often seeking career changing education.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The Washington County Skill Center is an accredited post-secondary facility which will provide high quality technical training services for Southwest Virginia, Northeast Tennessee, and surrounding areas. The Skill Center will provide students the opportunity to obtain the skills necessary for employment acquisition, retention, or advancement."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Washington County Adult Skill Center

Washington County Adult Skill Center
848 Thompson Dr
Abingdon , VA 24210
General Phone: (276) 676-1948
http://wcsc.wcs.k12.va.us

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Washington County Adult Skill Center Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Production Trades27machinist, welding
Medical Support and Technology23dental assistant, allied health and medical assisting
Office and Administration14administrative assistant
Mechanics and Repair14diesel mechanics

Number of programs and degrees for Washington County Adult Skill Center in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years786

Washington County Adult Skill Center Student Body

In 2007-2008, Washington County Adult Skill Center had a total enrollment of 110 students (86 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 98%
Black 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 14%
20-21 8%
22-24 9%
25-29 14%
30-34 10%
35-39 11%
40-49 18%
50-64 15%
65+ 1%

Washington County Adult Skill Center Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 17 %

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

Item Percent
Graduating 71%

Washington County Adult Skill Center Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Washington County Adult Skill Center Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Washington County Adult Skill Center participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2610100)

Washington County Adult Skill Center Degree Programs (2007)

Mechanics And Repair
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other
Dental Assisting/Assistant

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist
Welding Technology/Welder

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Washington County Adult Skill Center Highlights

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What Sets Washington County Adult Skill Center Apart:

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% of degrees in production trades
(vs. all colleges)
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% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 5%Washington County Adult Skill Center % students 40 years or older
Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Washington County Adult Skill Center Male % of student body
Number of degree programs
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 11%Washington County Adult Skill Center Number of degree programs
% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%Washington County Adult Skill Center % of degrees in office and administration

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

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(Based on an automated mapping of degrees popular at Washington County Adult Skill Center with government-defined occupation categories)

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