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Wood County School Of Practical Nursing

Overview of Wood County School Of Practical Nursing

Parkersburg, WV is home to Wood County School of Practical Nursing. Parkersburg is a small city. The school is a public institution. Degrees at Wood County School of Practical Nursing go up to the Certificate.

Areas of Study

Students commonly pursue studies in nursing and emergency medicine.

Wood County School of Practical Nursing Selectivity

Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants. The school attracts a lot of applicants every year, and can only accept about 28% of them (as of 2007-2008).

Student Body

Wood County School of Practical Nursing has 31 enrolled students (as of 2007-2008). A very high share of students at the school are female.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of Wood County Schools is to provide a challenging educational environment where the diverse talent, ideas and abilities of students can be developed to the fullest potential."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Wood County School of Practical Nursing

Wood County School of Practical Nursing
300 Campus Drive
Parkersburg , WV 26104
General Phone: (304) 424-8305
http://wcvt.wood.tec.wv.us/WCSOPN/

Wood County School of Practical Nursing Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine31licensed practical nurse

Number of programs and degrees for Wood County School of Practical Nursing in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years311

Wood County School of Practical Nursing Student Body

In 2007-2008, Wood County School of Practical Nursing had a total enrollment of 31 students (43 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 10%
Women 90%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 97%
American Indian 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 6%
20-21 3%
22-24 29%
25-29 23%
30-34 13%
35-39 16%
40-49 10%

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

ResidencePercent
West Virginia100%

Wood County School of Practical Nursing Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 50 %

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

Item Percent
Graduating 75%

Wood County School of Practical Nursing Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Wood County School of Practical Nursing Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total1052928%29100%
Men8338%3100%
Women972627%26100%

Application Requirements:

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

Wood County School of Practical Nursing Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Wood County School of Practical Nursing participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1174900)

Wood County School of Practical Nursing Degree Programs (2007)

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

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Wood County School of Practical Nursing Highlights

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What Sets Wood County School of Practical Nursing Apart:

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Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
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