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Wilkes Barre Area Career And Technical Center Practical Nursing

Overview of Wilkes Barre Area Career And Technical Center Practical Nursing

Wilkes-Barre VoTech School of Practical Nursing can be found in Wilkes Barre, PA (a small city). The school is a public institution. The Certificate is the highest degree at Wilkes-Barre VoTech School of Practical Nursing.

Areas of Study

The school has a tighter focus on specific areas of study than most colleges its size. The most common majors at Wilkes-Barre VoTech School of Practical Nursing are in nursing and emergency medicine.

Wilkes-Barre VoTech School of Practical Nursing Selectivity

The school does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, 159 students were enrolled in Wilkes-Barre VoTech School of Practical Nursing.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Wilkes-Barre VoTech School of Practical Nursing

Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technical Center Practical Nursing
350 Jumper Rd
Wilkes Barre , PA 18705-0699
General Phone: (570) 822-6539
http://www.wbpracnsg.com

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Wilkes-Barre VoTech School of Practical Nursing Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine73various nursing

Number of programs and degrees for Wilkes-Barre VoTech School of Practical Nursing in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years731

Wilkes-Barre VoTech School of Practical Nursing Student Body

In 2007-2008, Wilkes-Barre VoTech School of Practical Nursing had a total enrollment of 159 students (273 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 16%
Women 82%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 4%
20-21 10%
22-24 9%
25-29 13%
30-34 23%
35-39 25%
40-49 9%
50-64 8%

Wilkes-Barre VoTech School of Practical Nursing Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 70 %

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

Item Percent
Graduating 66%

Wilkes-Barre VoTech School of Practical Nursing Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Wilkes-Barre, 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.

Wilkes-Barre VoTech School of Practical Nursing Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total1287659%76100%
Men181267%12100%
Women1106458%6297%

Application Requirements:

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

Wilkes-Barre VoTech School of Practical Nursing Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Wilkes-Barre VoTech School of Practical Nursing participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2529800)

Wilkes-Barre VoTech School of Practical Nursing Degree Programs (2007)

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing, Other

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Wilkes-Barre VoTech School of Practical Nursing Highlights

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What Sets Wilkes-Barre VoTech School of Practical Nursing Apart:

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% students 40 years or older
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Top 20%Wilkes-Barre VoTech School of Practical Nursing % students 40 years or older
Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
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Top 20%Wilkes-Barre VoTech School of Practical Nursing Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)

Notable:
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked On-campus library

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