American Sentinel University

Aurora, CO 80014

American Sentinel University is one of the 19 private 4-year, for-profit colleges in Colorado. Its campus is small in size and located in Aurora. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio20:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4-year
TypePrivate
Business ModelFor-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs Offered

The American Sentinel University Master of Science Nursing program is an accredited distance nursing degree program.

It is intended to prepare nurses who intend to work in the nursing field to offer students a range of mobility and better career options.  The program offers students advanced theoretical and practical skills in five areas of specializations within the MSN program.

Admission Requirements:

  • Completed application to the graduate program and acceptance by the university
  • A professional resume
  • Proof of a minimum of two years of full time professional experience as a Registered Nurse after licensure
  • Current, valid unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse
  • Baccalaureate level course work from an accredited program  
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA
  • Official transcripts for all courses taken at the undergraduate or graduate level

Graduates from all tracks are eligible to sit for the national certification examination administered by the National Board on Certification and Re-certification.

The school may require applicants to show transcripts for specific courses and prerequisite examinations may be required for specific graduate tracks. Applicants who are deemed to be insufficiently prepared may be required to sit for special examinations to meet undergraduate prerequisites.  

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 41 413
Postbaccalaureate certificate 0 2
Master's degree 23 242
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 3 18

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Distance Education Accrediting Commission
01/08/2005 - Current
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
06/30/2016 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CLNUR) - Clinical Doctorate
ACEN
01/01/2013 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
10/03/2009 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
10/03/2009 - Current

Admission

No Info Available

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$400
In State Students$400
Out of State Students$400
Graduate courses
In District Students$515
In State Students$515
Out of State Students$515

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $18,000 $18,000 $18,000
ADN 70 $28,000 $28,000 $28,000
BSN 125 $50,000 $50,000 $50,000
FNP 50 $25,750 $25,750 $25,750
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

No Info Available

Student Population

1,421

Undergrads

1,216

Graduates

2,373

Women

264

Men

33%

Full-time

67%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
71%
Black/African American
13%
Race/ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races
4%
Asian
4%
Hispanic
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
1%
Non-resident alien
1%

Relevant scholarships

Past Presidents Parley Nurses Training Scholarship

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H.M. Muffly Memorial Scholarship

Applicants must be Colorado residents who are planning to practice nursing in Colorado. They must be juniors or seniors working towards the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN); Registered Nurses ...

Colorado Nurses Association Nightingale Scholarship

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Colorado state board of nursing.

American Sentinel University
2260 South Xanadu Way
Aurora, CO 80014
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