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Scott Depot, West Virginia Colleges

Scott Depot, W. Va. is located among great colleges and businesses. Residents don't have to drive far to enjoy the many nearby offerings.

Scott Depot, West Virginia Career Colleges, Technical Schools, and Universities

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

At career colleges in West Virginia, 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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Scott Depot, W. Va. Colleges and Universities

Scott Depot, W. Va. is amidst wonderful terrain. Part of Putnam County, this small town of 8,499 people is within driving distance to fantastic colleges and businesses.

Scott Depot colleges

Strayer University has its Teays Valley campus in Scott Depot. At this campus, students can earn associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees as well as diplomas, executive graduate certificates, and undergraduate certificates. Areas of study range from accounting to health services administration.

About 10 miles from Scott Depot is an Everest Institute campus, in Cross Lanes. The school offers several degrees at most education levels. At this campus, students can study medical insurance billing and coding, massage therapy, medical assistant, and electronics, computer and communications technology. About 12 miles away, in Institute, is West Virginia University. This school of 22,303 students offers 19 bachelor's degrees and three master's degrees in subjects ranging from education to biotechnology. Cost is a little under $6,000 a year for in-state students and about $18,000 a year for out-of-state students.

Scott Depot economy

The main industries in Putnam County are education and health care, making up a combined 22.5 percent of the workforce. The top three employers in the county are Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Babcock & Wilcox Construction Company, and Appalachian Power Company. The median household income is $52,618. With a population growth of 7.6 percent between 2000 and 2010 and an unemployment rate of 6.7 percent (lower than the national average), things are looking up for both Scott Depot and Putnam County. It also helps that the big city of Charleston, about 20 miles away, is a haven for more career and education options.

Author: Jon Fortenbury

Jon Fortenbury is a Reno-based freelance writer. He's written for many publications, including Las Vegas Review Journal, Nevada Magazine, and Reno News & Review. His interests include education, religious debates, and lengthy road trips.
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