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Ben Franklin Career Center

500 28th St, Dunbar, WV

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Ben Franklin Career Center is located in Dunbar, West Virginia. While the training center serves adults and secondary students of Kanawha County, their mission is to prepare all students to be college and career ready.

Programs:

  • Adult Programs
    • Electrical Technology
    • Heavy Equipment Operations
    • HVAC – evening program
    • Medical Assisting
    • Plumbing
    • Welding
  • Blended Secondary Programs (students & adults)
    • Cisco Networking
    • Computer Aided Drafting and Design
    • Computer Repair and Networking
    • Child Care Specialist
    • Health Occupations
    • Metal Technologies & Welding
  • Secondary Programs
    • Building Construction
    • Electrical Technology
    • Energy & Power
    • HVAC-R & Sheet Metal
    • Manufacturing Technology
    • Medical Assisting
    • Pre-Nursing
    • Career Plus & Honors Academy (Academics)
    • Option Pathway (Academics)
  • Evening Part-Time Community Education Classes
    • Medical Terminology/Coding
    • Welding
    • Electronics/Telecommunications
    • Basic Electricity
    • MS Office 2010 – Word, Excel, Power Point & Publisher
    • Medical Transcription
    • Basic Computer Maintenance & Repair
    • HVAC
    • AutoCad
    • Machine Shop

Admission information as well as tuition and fees are located on Ben Franklin Career Center’s website today.  Benjamin Franklin Career & Technical Center offers Career Services as well as Pre-Career Services and testing.

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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Ben Franklin Career Center by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Education

Engineering Technology

Health and Clinical Professions

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Precision Production

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $10,700. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $25 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $3,300 per year for in-state and nonresident students
  • For part-time students, charges are between $60-$72 per unit

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 per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships87%$4,043

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Ben Franklin Career Center may offer student services like:

  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Student employment
  • Employment search assistance

Other Technical Colleges Nearby

The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Ben Franklin Career Center.

Contact Information

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
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FINANCIAL AID RATE
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STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
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FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$4,371