Grays Harbor College

Aberdeen, WA 98520
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Grays Harbor College (GHC) is located in Aberdeen, Washington. GHC was established all the way back in 1930. Students are able to pursue different degrees and certificates at this school. There are many associate’s degrees to be earned and students can even earn a few bachelor’s degrees at GHC. Students will also be able to take advantage of various transfer options to larger four-year schools. Those who are seeking bachelor’s degrees that are not available at GHC will be able to make excellent use of the available transfer options. GHC is fully accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

The GHC nursing program offers students a high-quality nursing education. Students will be able to pursue becoming licensed practical nurses (LPN) or registered nurses (RN) at this school. There are various clinical experiences as a part of the nurse training as well as a state-of-the-art simulation lab. The GHC nursing program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). The school also offers transfer opportunities for those who want to continue on to earn bachelor’s degrees in nursing.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleFringe Rural
Number of Students1,971
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 2 25
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 1 16
Certificate 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 93.8%
  • NCLEX-RN: 86.9%

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Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
12/01/1948 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
01/01/1994 - 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$105/credit
In State Students$105/credit
Out of State Students$282/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 $4,725 $4,725 $12,690
ADN 70 $7,350 $7,350 $19,740
BSN 125 $13,125 $13,125 $35,250
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, 84% of Grays Harbor College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 53% $4,112
Other Federal Grant 7% $1,591
State Grant & Scholarships 32% $3,385
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 9% $1,125
Federal Student Loans 18% $5,299
Private Loans 1% $12,966


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$5,688
$30,001 to $48,000$6,942
$48,001 to $75,000$8,124
$75,001 to $110,000$11,449
Over $110,000$12,392

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Student Population













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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Washington state board of nursing.
Grays Harbor College
1620 Edward P Smith Drive
Aberdeen, WA 98520

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