Wilkes – Barre Area CTC – Practical Nursing

350 Jumper Rd, Wilkes Barre, PA

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Wilkes - Barre Area CTC - Practical Nursing is a 52 week course that takes 15 months to complete. Dedicated to the preparation of the practical nurse, the department’s goal is to “graduate a knowledgeable nurse capable of providing safe, effective and competent patient care.” The requirements for admission include: a high school Diploma or equivalent, a passing score on the entrance exam, 2 professional references, satisfactory background check, and pre-entrance interview. Additional information may be requested.

Available health careers:

  • Certified Nurse’s Aid
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Medical Billing & Coding
  • Phlebotomy
  • EKG Technician

Tuition for the Practice Nurse program runs $2,896 each trimester, but additional fees and supplies will vary each trimester. The Pharmacy Technician and Medical Billing & Coding courses run about $1000 each—each requiring a $50 deposit to reserve your spot in class. Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Call (570) 822-6539 for tuition of other courses available at Wilkes - Barre Area CTC - Practical Nursing.

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Programs Offered

The following is a list of programs being offered at Wilkes – Barre Area CTC – Practical Nursing. Please note that the list can be different from currently available programs. Students should contact the school to ensure program availability.

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Licensed practical nurse (LPN) program takes on average twelve months to complete.

Program Details:

  • Tuition (including any fees) estimate is $14,000*
  • Cost of required books or supplies: $1,010*
  • Last year, more than 80 students completed this program
  • Takes about 12 months to complete

More detailed information and school listings are available through our licensed practical nurse (LPN) Programs page.

*Amounts for tuition, fees, and supplies are an estimate which are calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid94%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships79%$3,540
Receiving Student Loans91%$4,416

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