Belmont College

Saint Clairsville, OH 43950

Belmont College is located in Saint Clairsville, Ohio. This college was established back in 1971 and used to be known as Belmont Technical College. It is a public two-year college that serves over 1000 students. This school is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and it has many associate’s degree programs for students to take part in as well as a wide variety of technical certificate courses. Students can use Belmont College to help them launch new careers as they receive a thorough education that they need to find success.

The Belmont College nursing program offers both a practical nursing program and an associate’s degree nursing program. Students who have already earned LPN status can seek advanced placement in the RN program if they qualify. Both the practical nursing program and the associate’s degree program have been approved by the Ohio State Board of Nursing. This school offers students a great environment where they can learn and hone their nursing skills through classroom lectures, laboratory experiences, and clinical periods at local hospitals. Both programs seek to prepare all students to pass their respective NCLEX licensure exams.

Overview

Campus LocaleFringe Rural
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2-year
TypePublic
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate56%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 6 44
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 2 15
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 67.6%
  • NCLEX-PN: 75.3%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1978 - Current

Admission

100%

Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However 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$105/credit
In State Students$105/credit
Out of State Students$209/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

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 $4,725 $4,725 $9,405
ADN 70 $7,350 $7,350 $14,630
BSN 125 $13,125 $13,125 $26,125
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, 95% of Belmont 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 54% $3,668
Other Federal Grant 7% $664
State Grant & Scholarships -- --
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 52% $2,019
Federal Student Loans 39% $2,758
Private Loans -- --

$5,443

Average Net Price/year
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$5,077
$30,001 to $48,000$5,486
$48,001 to $75,000$6,492
$75,001 to $110,000$7,529
Over $110,000$6,961

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Student Population

1,150

Undergrads

0

Graduates

737

Women

413

Men

46%

Full-time

54%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
91%
Two or more races
3%
Race/ethnicity unknown
3%
Black/African American
2%
Hispanic
1%
Asian
0%
Non-resident alien
0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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

Belmont College
68094 Hammond Road
Saint Clairsville, OH 43950
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