College of Menominee Nation

Keshena, WI 54135
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College of Menominee Nation is one of the thirty-three private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Wisconsin. The campus is located in a rural area, in Keshena.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 285 students attend the school. Every year 15% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

College of Menominee Nation's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $6,000, and fees were $200. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $6,000 and $200 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleDistant Rural
Number of Students285
Student to Faculty Ratio6:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate100%

Nursing Programs

The College of Menominee Nation offers a LPN to RN program designed for LPNs who have successfully graduated from an accredited program in the last five years and have had some work experience.

The 72 credit program allows applicants to enter the program in the third semester of the generic ADN program.

Program Requirements:

  • LPN applicants to the program need to up-date general education requirements
  • Students entering the program need to complete the Nursing Transitions LPN-RN course which include theoretical and practical elements to serve as refresher for the LPN preparing to begin RN courses in the third semester.

Admission Requirements: all requirements for the traditional track nursing program apply to this program including

  • Official transcripts for secondary and post secondary coursework
  • Personal statement
  • Health Assessment (physical exam and immunization series required for clinical practice)
  • Accuplacer Placement Test

Students who successfully graduate from the LPN-RN program are eligible to apply to sit for NCLEX RN.

Applications from the program are accepted on an open admission basis for all enrollment periods. Applicants claiming American Indian Status can include their tribal identification card with their application.

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 0 0
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 2 11
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 81.4%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1998 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/30/2010 - 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).

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$250/credit
In State Students$250/credit
Out of State Students$250/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 $11,250 $11,250 $11,250
ADN 70 $17,500 $17,500 $17,500
BSN 125 $31,250 $31,250 $31,250
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, 85% of College of Menominee Nation's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 71% $5,470
Other Federal Grant 44% $2,826
State Grant & Scholarships 71% $1,270
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 26% $725
Federal Student Loans -- --
Private Loans -- --


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$4,631
$30,001 to $48,000$4,222
$48,001 to $75,000$7,440
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000--

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Student Population













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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Wisconsin state board of nursing.
College of Menominee Nation
N172 State Highway 47&55
Keshena, WI 54135

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