Western Area Career & Technology Center: Ranking & Review

United States

Western Area Career & Technology Center Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate76%0%76%
Enrolled undergraduates12012
Enrolled total (including graduate students)106898

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Secondary school GPANeither required nor recommended
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRequired
Admission test scoresNeither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Neither required nor recommended

Western Area Career & Technology Center Tuition

Western Area Career & Technology Center does not provide on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs4444
Grand Total4444

A total of 44 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Western Area Career & Technology Center.

Cip Title of the Largest Program - Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training.
The total length of the largest program - 1504 hours.
Total length of the program in weeks, as completed by a student attending full-time - 49.

Graduation rate63%
  • Full-time retention rate - 65%
  • Part-time retention rate - 63%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementThe mission of Western Area Career & Technology Center Practical Nursing Program is to provide an educational experience that will prepare students to become competent, safe, effective practical nurses who strive to provide quality care to individuals at all levels of the health care continuum.
Academic CalendarDiffers by program
Total FTE staff10
Instructional FTE5
Sector of institutionPublic, less-than 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationNot applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.wactc.net
Address688 Western Avenue
Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, 15317
United States
Urbanization levelRural: Fringe