Largest Programs Costs and Completion Time

The largest program at Mercer County Technical Education Center is Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training and its 2022 tuition & fees are $1,714. For reference, the average tuition for the Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training program of all trade schools in the United States is $14,963.
The next table shows the largest program information including tuition, books and supplies costs, program length, and average completion time. The average values are computed based on the data from trade schools' information for the corresponding vocational program.
2022 Costs and Completion Information of Largest Programs
Program NameTuition & FeesBooks & SuppliesProgram LengthsAvg. Completion Time
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training $1,714 $1,584 1,350 Hours 12 Months
National Average $14,963 - 1,321 Hours 12.65 Months
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist $1,950 $499 1,800 Hours 24 Months
National Average $15,110 - 1,412 Hours 11.91 Months
Welding Technology/Welder $510 $206 540 Hours 8 Months
National Average $9,261 - 748 Hours 8.50 Months
Electrician $590 $1,303 1,080 Hours 10 Months
National Average $10,612 - 719 Hours 11.67 Months
Dental Assisting/Assistant $1,360 $928 1,080 Hours 10 Months
National Average $14,164 - 418 Hours 8.97 Months
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist $510 $206 270 Hours 8 Months
National Average $2,454 - 238 Hours 3.78 Months

2022 Average Costs of Attendance

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average tuition & fees are $1,714 at Mercer County Technical Education Center. The typical cost for purchasing books and supplies for programs is $1,584. The total cost of attendance is $12,958 when a student lives off-campus.
2022 Average Costs of Attendance
Tuition & Fees$1,714
Books & Supplies$1,584
Room & Board$7,360
Other Living Expenses$2,300
Total Cost of Attendace (COA)$12,958
1Mercer County Technical Education Center does not offer on-campus housing facilities.2The tuition & fees are based on out-of-state rates.

Career and Vocational Programs

Mercer County Technical Education Center offers 4 career courses through 2 Years Certificate, 2-4 Years Certificate programs. The next table summarizes the total number of completers by degree programs.
Total Number of Career Programs
1 Year Certificate2 Years Certificate 4 Years CertificateAssociate's

Important Statistics for Prospective Students

The graduation rate at Mercer County Technical Education Center is 75%. The students to faculty ratio is 10 to 1 an the retention rate is 87%.
Key Academics Stats
Acceptance Rate0%
Graduation Rate75%
Retention Rate87%(full-time), 78% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio10 to 1
Student Population104 Students
Number of Faculties7 Faculties
Number of Staffs17 Staffs

On-Campus Student Services

Mercer County Technical Education Center provides a number of student services including Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services
Remedial servicesNo
Academic/career counseling serviceNo
Employment services for studentsNo
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenNo
Library facilities at institutionN/A

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