General Information About Western Area Career and Technology Center
The mission of the Western Area Career & Technology is to provide quality educational experiences which will enable students to develop and expand technical and academic skills to meet the demands of the workforce Western Area Career & Technology Center will: 1. Provide a competency-based educational program which integrates theory with academic skills and hands-on experiences and prepares students to develop to their maximum career potential. 2. Provide quality instruction which emphasizes marketable job skills, an appreciation of life-long learning and a strong work ethic for all students. 3. Provide a safe learning environment that replicates industry standards through the use of state-of-the-art equipment and current instructional methodology.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 2-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- Weekend/evening college
- Academic/career counseling service
- On-campus day care for students' children
- Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- 1-2 years certificate
Campus Setting Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 170 Percent Admitted 22% Men Admitted 26% Women Admitted 21% Full Time Retention Rate 73%
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 56 Native American 1.0 Asian 1.0 African American 9.0 Hispanic 0.0 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 67 Enrolled FullTime Graduates