CUNY Hostos Community College
CUNY Hostos Community College is located in Bronx, New York and is a member of the City University of New York (CUNY) community college system. The full name of this school is actually Eugenio Maria de Hostos Community College of the City University of New York. The school is named after a Puerto Rican writer, educator, and patriot. It. It was established back in 1968 as a way to meet the educational needs of the Puerto Rican and Hispanic community. This school has the distinction of offering many courses in Spanish as well as English. Currently, the college serves over 6500 students and there are many associate’s degree programs and a few certificate programs for students to take part in.
The Hostos Community College offers a practical nursing certificate program as well as an associate’s degree in nursing program. The practical nursing program is designed to take three semesters and the associate’s degree program is designed to be completed in five semesters. Both programs are designed to give nursing students a complete education that will allow them to meet the needs of patients in a variety of different healthcare settings. The curriculum will take place in lecture halls and there will also be a number of simulation experiences given to students. Both nursing programs are accredited by the New York State Education Department.
|Campus LocaleLarge City|
|Number of Students7,211|
|Student to Faculty Ratio21:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||0||0|
Nursing schools located within 18 miles radius of CUNY Hostos Community College
CUNY Bronx Community College
3 miles away
CUNY LaGuardia Community College
5 miles away
CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College
8 miles away
Hudson County Community College
9 miles away
CUNY Queensborough Community College
10 miles away
Bergen Community College
13 miles away
Essex County College
14 miles away
Passaic County Community College
14 miles away
CUNY Kingsborough Community College
17 miles away
Nassau Community College
18 miles away
Middle States Commission on Higher Education|
07/01/1974 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$210/credit|
|In State Students||$210/credit|
|Out of State Students||$320/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
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|
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.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 90% of CUNY Hostos Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||12%||$255|
|State Grant & Scholarships||65%||$3,439|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||--||--|
|Federal Student Loans||3%||$6,029|
$6,334Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$5,846|
|$30,001 to $48,000$6,988|
|$48,001 to $75,000$10,026|
|$75,001 to $110,000$13,318|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New York state board of nursing.