Bellin College

Green Bay, WI 54311
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Bellin College is one of the thirty-three private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Wisconsin. The campus is located in a rural area, in Green Bay.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 440 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 38 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 33 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 86%). Every year 67% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Bellin College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $20,100, and fees were $400. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $20,100 and $400 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleFringe Rural
Number of Students440
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate86%

Nursing Programs

The Bellin College BSN program curriculum prepares students to enter the field of professional nursing. The program offers extensive clinical experience and individualized approaches. The program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and the Higher Learning Commission.

The program requires a minimum of 128 credits to complete with general requirement courses taken concurrently with the nursing courses beginning in the first semester.

The Traditional Option of entry is designed for applicants with a high school diploma and with less than 11 transferable college credits. Applicants are admitted into this track in the fall semester and can expect to complete the program in four years of full time study.

Admission Requirements:

  • Applicants entering directly from high school need to have
    • ACT score of 23 or higher or an SAT score of 1070
    • High School Grade Point Average of 3.25 or higher
  • Applicants who are not applying directly after high school will need to complete:
    • Undergraduate BSN Application
    • Reference and Release Forms
    • Official High School Transcripts
    • Official Transcripts for all College level course work

The applicant will be scheduled for  a personal interview once all application materials have been filed.

The nursing program offers a 15 month option which requires the applicant to have completed 60 credits worth of general education and a minimum GPA of 3.0 or more in transferred courses with no grades lower than a ‘C’ obtained.

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 8 122
Master's degree 0 1
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 95.3%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1989 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
10/03/2003 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
10/28/2006 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
ACT21 to 28
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

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$998/credit
In State Students$998/credit
Out of State Students$998/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$728/credit
In State Students$728/credit
Out of State Students$728/credit

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 $44,910 $44,910 $44,910
ADN 70 $69,860 $69,860 $69,860
BSN 125 $124,750 $124,750 $124,750
FNP 50 $36,400 $36,400 $36,400
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

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Bellin College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 11% $2,840
Other Federal Grant -- --
State Grant & Scholarships 14% $1,729
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 97% $2,415
Federal Student Loans 19% $3,099
Private Loans 14% $9,088


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$21,126
$30,001 to $48,000$23,901
$48,001 to $75,000$22,084
$75,001 to $110,000$28,474
Over $110,000$29,833

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Non-resident alien

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Wisconsin state board of nursing.
Bellin College
3201 Eaton Road
Green Bay, WI 54311

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