Mercer County Technical Education Center

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2022 Average Net Price
$6,793
After Financial Aid
2022 Enrolled Students
122
65.6% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
85.7%
24 Graduates

About

Mercer County Technical Education Center is a higher education institution located in Mercer County, WV. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Mercer County Technical Education Center were Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (24 degrees awarded), Electrician (11 degrees), and Dental Assisting (6 degrees).

In 2022, 81 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Mercer County Technical Education Center. 66.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (66 degrees), 5.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (12 degrees).

Costs

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,793.

In 2022, 58% of undergraduate students attending Mercer County Technical Education Center received financial aid through grants.

Average Net Price

$6,793
2022 Value
109%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Mercer County Technical Education Center had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,793. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Mercer County Technical Education Center grew by 109%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

58%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants

58% of undergraduate students at Mercer County Technical Education Center received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 13.4% with respect to 2021, when 67% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

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Enrollment

Mercer County Technical Education Center had a total enrollment of 122 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Mercer County Technical Education Center is 80 students and the part-time enrollment is 42. This means that 65.6% of students enrolled at Mercer County Technical Education Center are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Mercer County Technical Education Center, both undergraduate and graduate, is 79.5% White and 20.5% Black or African American.

Students enrolled at Mercer County Technical Education Center in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (65%), followed by White Male (18.8%) and Black or African American Female (13.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

65.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Mercer County Technical Education Center in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 122 students. The full-time enrollment at Mercer County Technical Education Center is 80 and the part-time enrollment is 42.

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Retention Rate over Time

95%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Mercer County Technical Education Center was 95%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), Mercer County Technical Education Center had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    97 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    25 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Mercer County Technical Education Center is 79.5% White and 20.5% Black or African American. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all is 35.2% White, 26.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 17.4% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 27 more women than men received degrees from Mercer County Technical Education Center. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Mercer County Technical Education Center is white (66 degrees awarded). There were 5.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (12 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Mercer County Technical Education Center is Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (24 degrees awarded), followed by Electrician (11 degrees) and Dental Assisting (6 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Mercer County Technical Education Center, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (11 degrees awarded), Precision Production (14 degrees), and Personal & Culinary Services (12 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Mercer County Technical Education Center are Registered nurses (1,395,390 people), Medical & health services managers (151,322 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (140,626 people), Pharmacists (134,087 people), and Physicians (107,776 people).

The most specialized majors at Mercer County Technical Education Center in 2022 are Construction (11 degrees awarded), Precision Production (14 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (12 degrees), Health (44 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Mercer County Technical Education Center are Surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Physicians, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Mercer County Technical Education Center are Construction (11 degrees awarded), Precision Production (14 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (12 degrees), Health (44 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Mercer County Technical Education Center are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,484,158 people), Outpatient care centers (238,109 people), Elementary & secondary schools (219,530 people), Offices of physicians (202,659 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (132,909 people).

The most specialized majors at Mercer County Technical Education Center are Construction (11 degrees awarded), Precision Production (14 degrees), Personal & Culinary Services (12 degrees), Health (44 degrees), and Mechanical Technologies (0 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Mercer County Technical Education Center.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 24 degrees awarded
  2. 11 degrees awarded
  3. 6 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Mercer County Technical Education Center was Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training with 24 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate programs at Mercer County Technical Education Center according to their major.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

27
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
54
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 27 degrees were awarded to men at Mercer County Technical Education Center, which is 0.5 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (54).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 14 degrees were awarded to men at Mercer County Technical Education Center in Welding Technology. There were no female recipients with the same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 22 degrees were awarded to men at Mercer County Technical Education Center in Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training, which is 11 times more than the 2 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

75%
100% Completion Time
75%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 75% of students graduating from Mercer County Technical Education Center completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 75% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 75% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (90%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Mercer County Technical Education Center is Male and White (90% graduation rate). Across all , Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    66 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    12 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Mercer County Technical Education Center is white (66 degrees awarded). There were 5.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (12 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    43 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    23 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    8 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Mercer County Technical Education Center is white female (43 degrees awarded). There were 1.87 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (23 degrees).

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Operations

Salary Expenditure

$795k
2022 Salaries
6.22%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Mercer County Technical Education Center paid a median of $795k in salaries, a 6.22% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar is 668k (13.2% of overall expenditures).

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