Western Technology Center

Overview of Western Technology Center

The main campus of Western Technology Center is in Burns Flat, OK (a quiet rural area). The school is a public school. Western Technology Center offers degrees up to the Certificate.

Areas of Study

The school students most commonly major in a field related to mechanics and repair, medicine, office and administration, production trades.

Western Technology Center Selectivity

Western Technology Center admits all qualified candidates under its open-admission policy.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 433 enrolled students.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Western Technology Center is an educational system that provides quality skills training responsive to an ever- changing workplace while promoting economic and personal growth."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Western Technology Center

Western Technology Center
621 Sooner Drive
Burns Flat , OK 73624-1469
General Phone: (580) 562-3181

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Western Technology Center Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medicine37health professions
Mechanics and Repair37computer repair, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics, vehicle maintenance
Nursing and Emergency Medicine21licensed practical nurse
Beauty and Cosmetology18cosmetology
Office and Administration15administrative assistant
Cooking and Culinary Arts14meat cutting, culinary arts services
Production Trades10welding
Medical Support and Technology7dental assistant
Construction Trades6property management, construction trades
Media2printing press operation
Computer Science and Engineering0computer applications programming

Number of programs and degrees for Western Technology Center in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years16717

Western Technology Center Student Body

In 2007-2008, Western Technology Center had a total enrollment of 433 students (379 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 81%
Black 3%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 0%
American Indian 5%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 26%
18-19 31%
20-21 6%
22-24 7%
25-29 5%
30-34 1%
35-39 3%
40-49 2%
50-64 2%

Western Technology Center Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 98 %
Part-Time 30 %

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

Item Percent
Graduating 46%

Western Technology Center Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Western Technology Center Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Western Technology Center participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1076200)

Western Technology Center Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming, Specific Applications

Construction Trades
Building/Property Maintenance and Management
Construction Trades, Other

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts and Related Services, Other
Meat Cutting/Meat Cutter

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies, Other

Printing Press Operator

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

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Western Technology Center Highlights

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What Sets Western Technology Center Apart:

% of degrees in office and administration
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Western Technology Center % of degrees in office and administration
Number of students
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 11%Western Technology Center Number of students
% of degrees in media
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 14%Western Technology Center % of degrees in media
Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 15%Western Technology Center Number of degree programs
% of degrees in mechanics and repair
(vs. all colleges)
Top 15%Western Technology Center % of degrees in mechanics and repair
% of degrees in medicine
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Western Technology Center % of degrees in medicine
Male % of student body
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 18%Western Technology Center Male % of student body
% of degrees in production trades
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Western Technology Center % of degrees in production trades
% of degrees in cooking and culinary arts
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 19%Western Technology Center % of degrees in cooking and culinary arts

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