Licensed Practical/ Vocational Nurse Training

    Venango Technology Center (Venango County AVTS)


    For information regarding the Licensed Practical Nurse occupation, visit http://bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/licensed-practical-and-licensed-vocational-nurses.htm

    CIP Code:   51.3901
    SOC Code:   29-2061

    Normal time for completion:  one year certificate program

    On-time graduation rate for completers:  100% of on-time graduates complete the program within 1 year
    Costs of the 2018-19 school year:  Tuition $14,500, Fees $955 (approx.), and Supplies $885 (approx.) Student secures own room and board.
    Gender, ethnicity, and Pell grant information: available upon request

    Placement rates are calculated by taking the number of students in a nursing class who have acquired a job in the nursing field or have chosen to continue their nursing education, divided by the number of graduates.  Students for whom data cannot be acquired are removed from this calculation.  Placement rates are gathered six months after graduation.  This data is compiled for informational purposes as well as meeting a requirement of Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) accreditation.  

    2015-16    100%

    2016-17    100%

    2017-18    100%


    Wages are reported by the graduates.  The median hourly wage for the 2018 Practical Nursing Program Graduate was $17.50/hour, with a range of $13.50/hour to $19.00/hour.


    Completion rates:

    2014-15     65%

     2015-16     76% 

      2016-17     47%  


    NCLEX-PN pass rates:


                                                                                             2015-16      71.74%

                                                                                             2016-17      80.00%

                                                                                             2017-18      97.5% (unofficial)


    Additional information regarding the program, expenses, financial aid, net price, enrollment, admissions, retention and graduation rates, programs/majors, servicemembers and veterans, accreditation, campus security, and cohort default rates can be found on the following government website: http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?q=Venango+Technology+Center&s=PA&zc=16301&zd=0&of=3&id=418524#finaid



    Gainful Employment Fact Sheet

    Select the following links to view and print the gainful employment fact sheet for Venango Technology Center's Practical Nursing Program:


Last Modified on November 2, 2018