Central School of Practical Nursing

Independence, OH 44131

Central School of Practical Nursing is one of the three private less than two year, not-for-profit colleges in Ohio. Its campus is small in size and located in a suburb in Independence. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.

Every year 62% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.


Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
LevelLess than two year
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate72%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 5 43
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 81.6%

Compare Schools

No suggested school

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius of Central School of Practical Nursing

Baker College of Allen Park
99.97 miles away
Baker College of Clinton Township
102.47 miles away
Ohio Valley Hospital School of Nursing
103.66 miles away
Mercyhurst North East
109.57 miles away
Altierus Career Education-Southfield
109.81 miles away
B M Spurr School of Practical Nursing
110.81 miles away
Baker College of Auburn Hills
119.44 miles away
Baker College of Owosso
169.02 miles away
Isabella Graham Hart School of Practical Nursing
242.12 miles away
Marion S Whelan School of Nursing of Geneva General Hospital
259.66 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
12/20/2004 - Current



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).

Application fee
Undergrads $30
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

No Info Available

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 95% of Central School of Practical Nursing's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 73% $3,236
Other Federal Grant -- --
State Grant & Scholarships -- --
Institutional Grant & Scholarships -- --
Federal Student Loans 69% $7,126
Private Loans 1% $8,750


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$18,401
$30,001 to $48,000$18,764
$48,001 to $75,000$20,858
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000$21,368

Calculate your net price

Student Population













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

Relevant scholarships

Past Presidents Parley - Nurses' Scholarship

The American Legion Auxiliary Department of Ohio, Past Presidents Parley, has a program to assist students pursuing a degree in the nursing field. The applicant must be an honorably discharged ...

Nurse Education Assistance Loan Program

The Nurse Education Assistance Loan Program (NEALP) provides funding for nurses who intend to serve as instructors or students who intend to serve as nurses after graduation. Recipients of ...

Bachelor's in Nursing Degree Scholarships

Applicants who are registered nurses must have a current license to practice as an RN, have more than a high school diploma and be currently enrolled in an undergraduate nursing degree program in ...

Service League Nursing Scholarship

Applicants must be enrolled in or accepted into an accredited school of nursing located in Ohio. They must be pursuing a bachelor's degree in nursing and must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. ...

William K. Schubert Minority Nursing Scholarship

Applicant must be a member of one of the underrepresented groups in the registered nurse profession such as a male nurse or nursing students who are American Indian, Alaskan Native, Black or ...

More scholarships


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

Central School of Practical Nursing
4700 Rockside Road
Independence, OH 44131

Find nursing programs near you