Ben Franklin Career Center

Dunbar, WV, USA

The Ben Franklin Career Center is a technical and vocational school in the Charleston metro area with a focus on preparing students for college and careers. Ben Franklin offers six 1-year and twelve 2-year vocational academic programs. Additionally, Ben Franklin features five career-training programs designed for adult students. Outside of the classroom, the career center is home to several professional organizations including SkillsUSA and the National Technical Honor Society.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

Admissions Requirements

Transcript
No

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
100%

Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
At least 1, but less than 2 academic years
Total Number of Students
53
Total Number of Undergrads
53
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

Student:Faculty Ratio
12:1
US National: 21:1

Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$18,101
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$5,379
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$5,379
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$816

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
63%
Average Aid Per Year
$4,176
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
63%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,111
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$499

Student Loans

Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
94%
6%
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
No
Campus emergency phones
No

After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$24,800

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