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Wharton County Junior College ‐ Programs, Tuition, and Reviews

Wharton County Junior College is located in Wharton, TX, but also offers classes online. This school offers training in 27 qualifications, with the most reviewed qualifications being Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Welding Certification, and Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). Time to complete this education training ranges from 6 hours to 2 years depending on the qualification, with a median time to complete of 12 months. The cost to attend Wharton County Junior College ranges from $85 to $10,000 depending on the qualification, with a median cost of $1,250. When asked how they paid for their training, most reviewers responded, "I paid for it myself".

The most commonly reported benefits of attending Wharton County Junior College are "Hands-on training" and "Good teachers", but respondents also mentioned "Positive environment" and "Good career preparation" as notable benefits. Wharton County Junior College has been reviewed 33 times, with an average rating of 4.42 out of 5. About 97% of reviewers would recommend Wharton County Junior College to a friend.

School Information

6 hours - 2 years


  • Welding Certification: $5,000 - $7,000
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN): $12 - $15,000
  • Texas Commission of Law Enforcement Certificate: $3,600
  • Texas Basic Peace Officer: $4,300
  • Degree in Paralegal Studies: $10,000
  • Air conditioning/Heating/Refrigeration and electrical technology: $1,500
  • Maintainace technician: $1,000
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA): $150
  • ASCP Certification: $1,250
  • Electrician Apprentice: $8,000
  • Introduction to Welding SMAW: $1,000
  • GTAW: $1,000
  • and MIG FCAR: $1,000
  • Certificate Apprentice Level Air Conditioning heating refrigeration and: Under $10
  • Electrical Technology: Under $10
  • Registered air conditioning & refrigeration technician: $5,000
  • Universal Certification: $85
  • Certificate Phlebotomy Technician: $800
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Certification: $13


Total undergraduate population*


Undergraduate population breakdown*
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*Source: College Scorecard, 2019

What do students think about this program?

Top pros

Hands-on training Mentioned in 29 reviews
Good teachers Mentioned in 25 reviews
Positive environment Mentioned in 21 reviews

Recent reviews



Good teachers, Hands-on training

Other comments

The nursing program was rigorous but doable. You have to dedicate a lot of time to study and prepare. If you remain focused, you will pass the program.


Flexible class hours, Good teachers, Affordable, Positive environment, Hands-on training

Other comments

Lecture by instructor and hands on instruction along with class participation. While doing my training in the hospital I was able to perform heel sticks along with pediatrics. I learned how to have patients and accuracy when performing sticks on a patient along with making patients as comfortable as possible. The hardest part of training while in the hospital was knowing where to take samples to in the lab. The most enjoyable was the fast paced work environment being hands on in the E.R. and running STAT labs.

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Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) Questions & Answers

What do people wish they knew before earning their Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)?

1,455 people answered

“Much easier getting. And doing a good job.”

Nov. 5, 2019

“I wish I would have know i could have gone to a community college to earn my LVN.”

Nov. 5, 2019

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)?

1,599 people answered

“It requires motivation and dedication for the medical field.”

Nov. 5, 2019

“Keep your head up and don't give up”

Nov. 5, 2019

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