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Read about the college opportunities available to students living in and around Mount Braddock, Pa.

Mount Braddock, Pennsylvania Career Colleges, Technical Schools, and Universities

Looking for accredited career colleges, technical schools, and universities in Mount Braddock, Pennsylvania. Each degree from a Mount Braddock, Pennsylvania Career College, a post-secondary for-profit institution, offers an education with an in-demand career field.

At career colleges in Pennsylvania, you typically don't take general education classes in core subjects such as English and math. Instead, you focus on career-related courses.

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Colleges and Universities near Mount Braddock, Pa.

Set deep in the southwestern corner of Pennsylvania, just a few miles from the West Virginia state line and the Connellsville Airport, lies the small town of Mount Braddock. With a population of just more than 5,300, this small town offers students affordable housing located in a scenic and charming environment as well as close proximity to local colleges.

Colleges and universities near Mount Braddock, Pa.

If inexpensive tuition and flexible class schedules top your college priority list, look no further than the Fayette County branch campus of Westmoreland County Community College. This two-year school in nearby Uniontown, Pa., is a great choice for students who wish to pursue an associate degree or professional certificate. Tuition and fees come to approximately $2,900.

Mount Braddock students who have their sights set on a four-year university can enjoy easy access to Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus. This branch campus of Pennsylvania State University is small school of about 1,000 undergraduates, and is located in nearby Uniontown. Penn State's Eberly Campus is part of a nationally-renowned public research university, and offers a host of majors as well as a 13:1 student-to-faculty ratio. In-state students pay about $13,000 in tuition and fees to attend this school.

Career pursuit in Mount Braddock

Manufacturing and transportation comprise Mount Braddock's biggest industry, employing about 30 percent of the town's residents. The retail/service sector, construction and varied professional occupations round out the economy there. As far as affordable housing, statistics show the cost of living in Mount Braddock is 16.4 percent lower than the national average.

Author: Karin Hansen

Karin Hansen holds a degree in English from San Francisco State University.

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