West Virginia Northern Community College

Programs of Study

Surgical Technology C.P.

 Surgical Technology C.P. is no longer an active program.  Below is the Gainful Employment Information on past graduates

Gainful Employment Information

255-Surgical Technology
Q. How much will this program cost me?    
A. Tuition and fees: $2,806.00  
  Books and supplies: $1,100.00  
  On-campus room & Board Not offered  
  Disclaimer: All Tuition and Fees are subject to change.      
Q. What are my financing options to pay for the program?
A. In addition to any grant and scholarship aid for which they are eligible, 70.11% of graduates (2008/2009-2012/2013) used loans to finance their education (tuition and fees, books and supplies and funds including educational costs allowed for living expenses, transportation/personal allowance) .  The median debt* for program graduates was by year:
  2012-2013 $4951.00  
  2011-2012 $793.00  
  2010-2011 $0.00  
  2009-2010 $1990.00  
  2008-2009 $2205.00  
  * Median loan debt  from Title IV only-No completers had private loans or institutional financing during this time period.    
Q. How long will it take me to complete this program?  
A. The program is designed to take 12 months to complete.  The percent of graduates from this program that finished in this time by year are:
  2012-2013 100.00%  
  2011-2012 100.00%   
  2010-2011 90.32%  
  2009-2010 96.00%  
  2008-2009 100.00%  
Q. What are the chances of getting a job when I graduate?
A. The job placement rate** for students who complete the program is by year:
  2012-2013 No data available at this time  
  2011-2012 55.56%  
  2010-2011 No data available at this time  
  2009-2010 48.00%  
  2008-2009 25.00%  

* NR = No response to survey

** Placement Rate of Responders; Calculation Source: WV Workforce



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