Ben Franklin Career Center: Review & Facts

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Ben Franklin Career Center is a public school with 470 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1971 and is the only school located in Dunbar, West Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
16
At Ben Franklin Career Center you can obtain your 1-year certificate.

Ben Franklin Career Center implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 16 majors. The most popular concentrations are Installation and Repair, Industrial Technologies, HVAC, Electrical and Electronics, and Medical Assistant. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
23%
The student retention rate at Ben Franklin Career Center is extremely low at 23% (way below West Virginia average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Ben Franklin Career Center is good: 77%.

Student to faculty ratio at Ben Franklin Career Center is good, 9:1.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$3,800
Average tuition charges are very low, $3,000 a year. The additional fees at Ben Franklin Career Center beyond tuition are about $800; this comes to a total of $3,800 per academic year.

Read the details about Ben Franklin Career Center additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
No
The undergraduate application fee at Ben Franklin Career Center is $25.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Ben Franklin Career Center and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (304) 766-0369.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Ben Franklin Career Center, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at Ben Franklin Career Center.

Based on the college crime data, Ben Franklin Career Center seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Ben Franklin Career Center Location and Maps



Post Address: Ben Franklin Career Center, 500 28th St, Dunbar, West Virginia 25064, USA
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