Cardinal Stritch University

Nursing Programs

The Cardinal Stritch University ADN program is intended to equip students with practical nursing abilities.

The program is intended to offer a large range of clinical practice in different health care setting and hospitals including sites such as St. Joseph’s Hospital, Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital, Agape Community Center, Sinai-Samaritan Medical Center, Oak Creek Health Department and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.

The program takes 70 credit hours to complete with 32 credits of general requirement courses and 38 credits of nursing courses.

Admission Requirements:

  • Complete the application for admission
  • Submit High school transcripts or GED equivalency certificate (Cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher)
  • ACT or SAT scores (for applicants applying directly out of high school)
  • NLN-Pre Admission Examination for Registered Nurses
  • ASSET Test for University placement in Math, English and Reading
  • Copy of CNA certification

The application deadline for enrollment in the fall semester is the 1 of March and the 1st of October for spring enrollment. All applicants will be notified by writing regarding the decision reached by the program as to their application.

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 84.33%
Average number of students tested annually: 70
Program accreditations: NLNAC
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Cardinal Stritch University as reported by Wisconsin state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 82 85 96.91
2011 72 83 89.47
2010 55 85 87.91
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Program accreditations: NLNAC

Masters programs offered at this school:

MSN

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
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Program accreditations: CCNE
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
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State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate : -
Average number of students tested annually: -
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening
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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1953 - Current
Specialized Accreditation
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
01/01/1983 - Current
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
ACEN
03/01/2008 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
03/05/2003 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
03/05/2003 - Current

Overview

Campus LocaleSuburb: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Level4 year
OwnershipPrivate
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate73%

Admissions

82%

Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading460 to 553
SAT: Math470 to 530
ACT Composite18 to 22
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 Neither required nor recommended
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

Cost

$17,289

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$13,672
30k to 48k$15,062
48k to 75k$18,295
75k to 110k$18,021
Over 110k$22,011
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Financial Aid & Loan

67%

Recipients

$12,817

Average Amount

Any grant or scholarship aid

39%

Recipients

$3,760

Average Amount

Pell grants

63%

Recipients

$8,498

Average Amount

Federal Student Loans

Students

1,534

Undergrads

930

Graduates

1,630

Women

834

Men

62%

Full-time

38%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
53%
Black/African American
19%
Hispanic
11%
Non-resident alien
8%
Asian
3%
Race/ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races
2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

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Cardinal Stritch University
6801 N Yates Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53217
(414) 410-4000

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