Students interested in classes should contact the admissions department and schedule a time to discuss the application process and other eligibility requirements. During the admissions consultation, your advisor will discuss your plans for the future and how to best utilize the resources of United to achieve them. Your success team not only includes your admissions advisor, but a financial advisor that will guide you through every step of the financial planning process.

*For those who qualify.**For those who qualify. See catalog for detailed eligibility requirements.

Enrolling in any institution of higher education is an important decision. We want you to be well informed before making the decision to enroll at our institution. This includes understanding that this institution requires mandatory and binding arbitration as a process for handling various disputes. United Career Institute (The institution) does not discriminate on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity in the education programs or activities that it operates, and it is required by Title IX of the Education Act and the Regulations of the Department of Education (34 C.F.R. § 106, et. seq.) not to discriminate in such a manner.  The requirement not to discriminate in the institutions education programs or activities extends to admission to the School and employment opportunities with the School.  The institution’s Title IX policy and procedures can be located at the following links, Irwin and Mt. Braddock. This institution also requires mandatory and binding arbitration we recommend that you review those procedures by going to the following links, Irwin and Mt. Braddock.

“United Career is a school that truly cares about its students! The teachers here are truly amazing and work with you on whatever you need! The staff and teachers all want you to succeed and will do anything to help you achieve your goals! I can’t say enough amazing things about this school! I honestly recommend to anyone who has an interest in this field!”

– Amanda Cluss, United Student

Financial Resources

United Career Institute offers a tuition structure that is within reach of every student who dreams of a better life. Your success team includes a financial aid officer who will explain the financial aid process to you and help you put together a payment plan if necessary. They will also help you apply for any financial aid programs you may be eligible for. These resources may include:

  • Federal Grants
  • State Grants
  • Student Loans
  • PLUS Loans
  • Scholarships (Both Internal and External)

Grant Programs

Federal Grant Programs

  • Based on student’s financial need
  • Eligibility determined by the federal government once the student completes the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Pennsylvania State Grant Program

  • This grant is awarded to students based on financial need.
  • Applicants must be a Pennsylvania resident and enrolled in a degree program.
  • Eligibility will be determined by the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency.

Your financial aid officer will help you determine your eligibility for these federal and state grant programs.

Fostering Independence Tuition Waiver Program

This program was established to assist Pennsylvania youth who are or have been in foster care with the financial challenges of accessing higher education. The program offers students up to the age of 26 a tuition waiver for undergraduate studies at most colleges and universities in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

In addition to other eligibility criteria, you should be eligible for services under Pennsylvania’s John H. Chafee Foster Care Program for Successful Transition to Adulthood.

Click here to learn more about the Fostering Independence Tuition Waiver Program:

The institution has designated a Point of Contact (POC) for the Fostering Independence Tuition Waiver Program.  This individual can be reached as directed below.

Sonya Over
Financial Aid Officer
United Career Institute – Irwin and Mt. Braddock
1015 Mt. Braddock Road
Mt. Braddock, PA  15465

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Student Loans

Student Loan Program

  • Available to undergraduate students and/or the parents of dependent undergraduate students
  • Application made with the federal government by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is an important part of the financial aid process. It assists the financial planning staff in determining which federal funding programs you are eligible to receive. Our financial planners will assist you in accurately completing the FAFSA.

For specific eligibility requirements and to acquire assistance determining your eligibility, please contact our financial aid department.


GI Bill®

Veteran’s Post 9/11 GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Program

You’ve sacrificed and invested in your country’s security and future. Now, it’s time to invest in yours!
Use your well-earned tuition benefits to help fund your education so you can start a new and exciting career.

  • Payment of Tuition and Fees (40% to 100%)
  • Stipend for Books and Supplies
  • Monthly Housing Allowance
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
  • Programs for Spouses and Dependents Available

For additional information visit the United States Department of Veterans Affairs Website. Click Here or contact us today!

The benefits shown are for illustration purposes only. The VA makes the final determination on each individual’s eligibility and benefits.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at


To make any of the following payments please CLICK HERE.

  • Enrollment Fee
  • Seat Fee
  • Seat Fee-Nursing
  • Tuition Payment
  • Nursing Entrance Exam


Get started at United today by applying to our career training school online!


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Grants/Scholarships are available for many of our programs and vary by location.