Ben Franklin Career Center: Review & Facts

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Ben Franklin Career Center is a public school with 400 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1971 and is the only school located in Dunbar, West Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
15
Fair
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 15 majors. The most popular concentrations are Installation and Repair, Industrial Technologies, Welding, Electrical and Electronics, and HVAC. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
18%
Bad
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.

The student retention rate at Ben Franklin Career Center is extremely low at 18% (way below West Virginia average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Ben Franklin Career Center is low: 30%. About 22% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Ben Franklin Career Center is pretty good: 12:1.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$3,900
Low
Average tuition pricing is very low, around $3,100 a year. The additional fees at Ben Franklin Career Center (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $800, which totals $3,900 per academic year.

Read the details about Ben Franklin Career Center additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying 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 receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Ben Franklin Career Center and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (304) 766-0369.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Safe
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.

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

Based on the college crime numbers, Ben Franklin Career Center appears 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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