Washington Holmes Technical Center

Overview of Washington Holmes Technical Center

Washington-Holmes Technical Center is in a rural site not far from an urban area, in Chipley, FL. The school is classified as a public college. Students at Washington-Holmes Technical Center earn degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

There are more programs of study at the school than you'll find at most colleges of similar size. There is a relatively broad range of courses and programs available at Washington-Holmes Technical Center. The most common major fields study at the school include landscaping and horticulture, real estate and construction management, security and law enforcement.

Washington-Holmes Technical Center Selectivity

All qualified applicants are admitted as Washington-Holmes Technical Center offers open admission.

Student Body

The school, in 2007-2008, had 511 students (960 full-time equivalent). Adults changing careers are relatively common at Washington-Holmes Technical Center.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Washington-Holmes Technical Center is firmly committed to: 1. Provide students with instruction in academic and technical training to such competency levels that they are qualified for employment and/or advancement in existing or potential occupational fields. 2. Foster a collegial positive work environment that encourages and facilitates success in the workplace for faculty and staff."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Washington-Holmes Technical Center

Washington-Holmes Technical Center
757 Hoyt St
Chipley , FL 32428
General Phone: (850) 638-1180

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Washington-Holmes Technical Center Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Security and Law Enforcement172corrections, corrections and criminal justice, fire-fighting
Nursing and Emergency Medicine81licensed practical nurse, nursing assistant
Transportation69construction equipment operation, truck and bus driver, transportation and materials moving
Engineering Technician52computer engineering tech, architectural drafting
Production Trades32welding
Construction Trades28home furnishings, carpentry, electrician
Office and Administration27administrative assistant
Cooking and Culinary Arts26culinary arts services
Beauty and Cosmetology25cosmetology, make-up artist
Mechanics and Repair24HVAC, heavy equipment maintenance, autobody repair, automobile mechanics
Business and Management13sales and marketing
Computer Science and Engineering13computer applications programming, computer networking
Real Estate and Construction Management12real estate
Landscaping and Horticulture8landscaping, plant nursery, turf management
Media8printing equipment operation

Number of programs and degrees for Washington-Holmes Technical Center in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year27212
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years26815
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years503

Washington-Holmes Technical Center Student Body

In 2007-2008, Washington-Holmes Technical Center had a total enrollment of 511 students (960 full-time equivalent).

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 7%
18-19 12%
20-21 11%
22-24 13%
25-29 16%
30-34 9%
35-39 7%
40-49 12%
50-64 10%
65+ 4%

Washington-Holmes Technical Center Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 71 %
Part-Time 78 %

Washington-Holmes Technical Center Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Washington-Holmes Technical Center Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Washington-Holmes Technical Center participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 752600)

Washington-Holmes Technical Center Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General
Make-Up Artist/Specialist

Business And Management
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

Construction Trades
Home Furnishings and Equipment Installers

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts and Related Services, Other

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician

Landscaping And Horticulture
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
Plant Nursery Operations and Management
Turf and Turfgrass Management

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician

Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

Real Estate And Construction Management
Real Estate

Security And Law Enforcement
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

Construction/Heavy Equipment/Earthmoving Equipment Operation
Transportation and Materials Moving, Other
Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation

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Washington-Holmes Technical Center Highlights

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What Sets Washington-Holmes Technical Center Apart:

% of degrees in security and law enforcement
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%Washington-Holmes Technical Center % of degrees in security and law enforcement
Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 8%Washington-Holmes Technical Center Number of degree programs
Number of students
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 9%Washington-Holmes Technical Center Number of students
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Washington-Holmes Technical Center % students 40 years or older
% of degrees in real estate and construction management
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Washington-Holmes Technical Center % of degrees in real estate and construction management
Male % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Washington-Holmes Technical Center Male % of student body
% of degrees in landscaping and horticulture
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Washington-Holmes Technical Center % of degrees in landscaping and horticulture

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
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
checked On-campus library

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