Bryan College of Health Sciences

Lincoln, NE 68506

Bryan College of Health Sciences is one of the 17 private 4-year, not-for-profit colleges in Nebraska. Its campus is small in size and located in Lincoln. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 53 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 48 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 90%).

Every year 79% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Bryan College of Health Sciences's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $14,410, and fees were $780. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $14,410 and $780 respectively.


Campus LocaleLarge City
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio9:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate90%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 12 112
Master's degree 0 3
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 13 3
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 89.7%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/2008 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (DNUR) - Diploma programs
06/01/1956 - 07/07/2007
Nursing (DNUR) - Diploma programs
06/01/1956 - 07/31/2007
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
03/13/2014 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
10/01/2008 - Current
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Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
ACT20 to 25
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor 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$555/credit
In State Students$555/credit
Out of State Students$555/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$972/credit
In State Students$972/credit
Out of State Students$972/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 $24,975 $24,975 $24,975
ADN 70 $38,850 $38,850 $38,850
BSN 125 $69,375 $69,375 $69,375
FNP 50 $48,600 $48,600 $48,600
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, 96% of Bryan College of Health Sciences's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 22% $3,391
Other Federal Grant -- --
State Grant & Scholarships 20% $1,140
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 48% $1,843
Federal Student Loans 80% $5,386
Private Loans 28% $15,556


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$15,064
$30,001 to $48,000$22,380
$48,001 to $75,000$24,239
$75,001 to $110,000$25,529
Over $110,000$26,432

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Student Population













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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Nebraska state board of nursing.

Bryan College of Health Sciences
5035 Everett
Lincoln, NE 68506

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