Garnet Career Center

422 Dickinson St, Charleston, WV

Garnet Career Center, located in Charleston, West Virginia, has been operated and funded by Kanawha County since 1971. Garnet Career Center serves adults by educating them through one of three career programs. Many adults also enroll at Garnet Career Center to prepare for their GED examination.


Garnet Career Center provides educational programs for three careers. The goal is to build technical skills and positive workplace attitudes to ensure success in the workplace.

The three programs are:

Admissions and Financial Aid

Students interested in enrolling at Garnet Career Center must fill out an application and submit it. Students wishing to enter the nursing program must take the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS). Dates for the TEAS are available on the website prior to each enrollment period.

80% of the student body at Garnet Career College receives some form of financial aid. Financial aid information can be obtained by making an appointment with the financial aid counselor and/or by using the financial aid calculator available on the schools website.

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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 Garnet 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,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Health and Clinical Professions

Legal Professions and Studies

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $4,300. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $90 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.

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 & Scholarships100%$4,769

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Garnet Career Center may offer services like those listed below:

  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Work study style employment

Other Technical Colleges Nearby

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Contact Information

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