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Western Area CTC is a public college located in Chartiers Township, Pennsylvania in the Pittsburgh Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 78 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Western Area CTC acceptance rate is 77%. The only major offered is Licensed Practical Nurse Training (LPN). Western Area CTC alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $32,000.
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Athletic Conference
Address
688 Western Avenue
Canonsburg, PA 15317
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate
77%
SAT Range
ACT Range
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Neither required nor recommended

Cost

Net Price
$9,127/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $8,063/ year
  • $30-48k
    $11,280/ year
  • $49-75k
    $12,554/ year
  • $76-110k
    $13,717/ year
  • $110k+
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Academics

Professors
NG
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Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
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Students

Full-Time Enrollment
78Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
51%
Pell Grant
77%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$38,700/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%

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Most of the students here work full time, or are raising children. They are very sociable how ever and seem to be friendly. In the nursing program we dont associate or see many of the other students.
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Have Never Attended an Online Program – I am a hands on person. I want to be educated by a live person
Lpn at Western Area – I like my school. The teachers are very nice and thorough, they want you to learn. there isnt very many activities here but they do have a on site child care center which is great for me. Over all i have had nothing but a good experience.