Ben Franklin Career Center

Dunbar, WV

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Ben Franklin Career Center

Ben Franklin Career Center Student Essentials

Ben Franklin Career Center Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Website: bfcc.kana.tec.wv.us
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $3,750
Out-of-State Tuition: $3,750
Retention Rate: 23%
Enrollment: 460
Year Established: 1973

About Ben Franklin Career Center

Are you a current high school student who is on the verge of dropping out of school?
Do you find that for some reason you just don’t succeed in the classroom environment?
Are you ready to get on with some practical study which can lead to a solid career?
Would you like to do this in an environment where students have fun and succeed?

If you answered yes to any of those questions and you live in or near Dunbar, West Virginia, you ought to look into Ben Franklin Career Center.

Ben Franklin’s Career Plus program gives students who are at risk of leaving high school the chance to pursue career training in an alternative environment. Students in the Career Plus program study a technical trade in a small, personalized setting while also receiving their high school diploma.

With a history of success among its students, most if not all of Ben Franklin graduates are either employed in their field or enrolled in colleges/universities.

Ben Franklin’s students succeed in school as well and have fun in the process. A number of Ben Franklin students have gone on to win nationwide skills competitions which are held throughout the year. They also participate in clubs which are related directly to the vocation they are studying.

Ben Franklin offers programs in computers, medical fields, and technical fields like automotive technology.

In addition to the Career Plus program, Ben Franklin Career Center offers programs for students who have already formally withdrawn from high school. A passing score on the GED is required for admission.

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Licenses, Accreditations, and Membership

Accreditations i

  • North Central Association

Ben Franklin Career Center Map & Location

Ben Franklin Career Center
500 28th Street
Dunbar, WV 25064


Getting Around Ben Franklin Career Center

Walkability

Fair walkability. You could have a car for this area, but walking is possible.

3/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Dunbar, WV

Winter
Dec
46
29
Jan
42
26
Feb
47
29
Spring
Mar
56
35
Apr
68
45
May
75
53
Summer
Jun
82
62
Jul
85
66
Aug
84
65
Fall
Sep
78
57
Oct
68
45
Nov
57
37

Students

Total Students 460

Ethnic Diversity:

  • African American: 17%
  • Caucasian: 83%
African American 17%
Caucasian 83%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 31%
Part-Time 69%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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