Barnes-Jewish College Goldfarb School of Nursing
Barnes-Jewish College Goldfarb School of Nursing is a private college in Saint Louis, Missouri. The college is part of the Barnes-Jewish Hospital and features an open admission/open enrollment policy. The college was initially founded in 1902 as the Jewish Hospital School of Nursing and the first nursing school in the United States to be accredited by the National League of Nursing. Founded in 1955, the Barnes Hospital School of Nursing would eventually merge with the Jewish Hospital School of Nursing. The college is now a nationally-recognized educational facility with advanced simulation labs and classrooms. The school also partners with the BJC HealthCare System to support the community and provide students with clinical experiences.
The undergraduate nursing programs include an ADN program and several BSN programs. The college offers a traditional BSN, accelerated BSN, and RN to BSN. The RN to BSN program is offered entirely online and designed to be completed in 12 months, while the accelerated and traditional BSN programs include traditional classroom learning. The graduate-level programs include an MSN, DNP, and PhD program. The MSN program includes six areas of concentration, including Nurse Anesthesia and Nurse Educator. The Associate degree program is accredited by the ACEN, while the other programs are accredited by the CCNE.
|Campus LocaleLarge City|
|Number of Students633|
|Student to Faculty Ratio10:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1995 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
04/01/1995 - 12/31/2008
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
09/22/2000 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels|
09/22/2000 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels|
05/25/2004 - 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||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
|In District Students||$794/credit|
|In State Students||$794/credit|
|Out of State Students||$794/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 Missouri state board of nursing.