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Western Area Career and Technology Center
Western Area Career and Technology Center 688 Western Ave Canonsburg, PA 15317 Phone: (724) 746-2890 x118
  • 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.

    Institution Type
    • 2-year, Public
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • Weekend/evening college
    Student Services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • On-campus day care for students' children
    Credit Accepted
    • Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • 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

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