College of Saint Mary

Omaha, NE 68106
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College of Saint Mary is one of the seventeen private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Nebraska. The campus is located in an urban area, in Omaha.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,140 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 102 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 86 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 84%). Every year 48% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students1,140
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Level4-year
TypePrivate
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate84%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 0 0
Bachelor's degree 0 19
Master's degree 0 2
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 0 23
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 96.3%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1958 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
06/01/1973 - 07/31/2015
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
ACEN
03/01/2008 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
ACEN
10/01/1986 - Current

Admission

56%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Recommended
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) Recommended
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).
Application fee
Undergrads $30
Graduates $30

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$985/credit
In State Students$985/credit
Out of State Students$985/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$560/credit
In State Students$560/credit
Out of State Students$560/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 $44,325 $44,325 $44,325
ADN 70 $68,950 $68,950 $68,950
BSN 125 $123,125 $123,125 $123,125
FNP 50 $28,000 $28,000 $28,000
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, 98% of College of Saint Mary's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 30% $4,842
Other Federal Grant 27% $1,100
State Grant & Scholarships 18% $1,200
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 97% $19,181
Federal Student Loans 69% $5,533
Private Loans 12% $11,124

$19,404

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$18,187
$30,001 to $48,000$18,665
$48,001 to $75,000$18,088
$75,001 to $110,000$20,683
Over $110,000$22,430

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Student Population

832

Undergrads

308

Graduates

1,120

Women

20

Men

89%

Full-time

11%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
72%
Hispanic
12%
Black/African American
8%
Two or more races
3%
Asian
3%
Non-resident alien
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
Race/ethnicity unknown
0%

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

College of Saint Mary
7000 Mercy Rd.
Omaha, NE 68106
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