Union County Vocational Technical School in Scotch Plains

Scotch Plains, NJ

Union County Vocational Technical School offers 12-degree programs. Student-to-faculty ratio is 22:1. 70% are women, and 30% are men. The average annual total cost of attendance at Union County Vocational Technical School is 7728$, that is at the level of national average. 94% of full-time Union County Vocational Technical School students completed their education program in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is above national average.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The Union County Vocational Technical School is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents the program with the largest enrollment at the institution for the length of the full program, regardless of program length, and it includes undergraduates who first enrolled at any time during the academic year and who pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.

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$7,728
BELOW AVERAGE

By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Union County Vocational Technical School students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$6,007
$30,001 - $48,000$6,503
$48,001 - $75,000$9,178
$75,001 - $110,000$11,426
$110,001+$11,426

Student charges

Historical tuition and fees

Historical books and supplies cost

Student charges by the largest programs

The estimated cost of the Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General (the 2d largest program, lasting 12 months) is $5,940 per year and $71,280 in total. Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician is the third largest program at Union County Vocational Technical School, and it takes a full-time student 12 months to complete. This one will cost $5,940 per year and $71,280 for the full completion. The 4th largest with 12 months length Electrician will cost you $5,940 per year, $71,280 for the complete course.

Finance

Percent of students with financial aid

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40%

Types of financial aids

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44 of Union County Vocational Technical School undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 34 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Union County Vocational Technical School number 142 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in New Jersey.

Students at Union County Vocational Technical School awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a federal grant aid.

Students services

Career

Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Yellow Ribbon Program

Disability services

3%

Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Does not offer distance education opportunities

Alternative tuition plans

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Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Graduation Rate

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94%
ABOVE AVERAGE

Union County Vocational Technical School graduation rate is above the national average.

94% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Union County Vocational Technical School completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes an extensive number of students. This indicator doesn’t take into consideration students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare schools.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at Union County Vocational Technical School is 22:1, that means that for every 22 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio

22:1
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Men/Women

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In Union County Vocational Technical School the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Union County Vocational Technical School and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in not reported location.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

Union County Vocational Technical School offers 12 programs in total: 12 are for 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 164 universities in New Jersey state. Union County Vocational Technical School is one of the few institutions in New Jersey that offers a 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate program.

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Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the New Jersey state average data to help you compare.

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Union County Vocational Technical School provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 130 students with 117000 сontact hours for 12-month instructional activity period.

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Student Reviews and Ratings for Union County Vocational Technical School

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I personally haven't been to this school, but I hear it's very very good. I definitely recommend going here.

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Excellent school, great staff and curriculum

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Magnet is quite a cool school with amazing and caring teachers who can help and guide young high school students through life. there are plenty of choices and freedoms available with an incredibly diverse population. be sure to take advantage of the opportunities that arise too, but also be certain of your own path and don't let the pressure sway you from your dreams. the campus is also very peaceful and accepting, so feel free to be yourself here!

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Best high school in NJ, hands down. Awesome education there, as well.

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Best school in nj and free if you are eligible,it looks like univercity campus

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Location & Website

Address: 1776 Raritan Rd

Place:

Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Continuous

General Phone Number: +9088898288300

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: ucvts.tec.nj.us/domain/11

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