American Sentinel University
American Sentinel University is one of the nineteen private, for-profit 4-year colleges in Colorado. The campus is located in an urban area, in Aurora.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 2,637 students attend the school.
|Campus LocaleLarge City|
|Number of Students2,637|
|Student to Faculty Ratio20:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
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.
- 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|
|Doctor's degree - research/scholarship||3||18|
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|
01/01/2013 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
10/03/2009 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels|
10/03/2009 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$400/credit|
|In State Students||$400/credit|
|Out of State Students||$400/credit|
|In District Students||$515/credit|
|In State Students||$515/credit|
|Out of State Students||$515/credit|
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|
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.
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Colorado state board of nursing.