Henrico County-Saint Marys Hospital School of Practical Nursing

Henrico, VA 23294

Henrico County-Saint Marys Hospital School of Practical Nursing is one of the five public less than two year colleges in Virginia. Its campus is small in size and located in a suburb in Henrico. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 26 freshman students enrolled.


Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio8:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
LevelLess than two year
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs Offered

The Henrico County Public Schools -Saint Mary’s Hospital School of Practical Nursing runs a program designed to prepare students to provide direct nursing care in a range of healthcare settings.

The program is an eighteen program divided into two nine month sections. The first part of the program constitutes the Practical Nursing I program offered at Hermitage Technical Center in morning and afternoon sessions Monday through Friday.

High school seniors can attend their regular school for half of each school day and the other half at the technical center.  

The second half of the Practical Nursing program is a full time program Monday through Friday offering students clinical experience in a range of healthcare settings in the community and at St. Mary's Hospital.

Students who successfully complete the program are eligible to apply to sit for the National Council of Licensure to be licensed as a Practical Nurse.

Admission requirements

Admission is open to seniors entering their senior year in Henrico County Public Schools and qualified adults who are either residents of the county or who are employed by the Bon Secours Richmond Health System.

  1. High school seniors are expected to submit a technical center application along with an application to the nursing program
  2. Adults need to submit: 
  • High School Transcript or GED equivalency certificate
  • Three academic or professional references
  • College transcripts
  • Pre admission Examination

Application deadline to the program is the 1st of March for enrollment in September. 


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 0 20
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 95%

Compare Schools

No suggested school

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius of Henrico County-Saint Marys Hospital School of Practical Nursing

ECPI University - Newport News
69.52 miles away
Fairfax County School of Practical Nursing
85.73 miles away
Central School of Practical Nursing
89.65 miles away
Chesapeake Center for Science and Technology
92.25 miles away
Virginia Beach City Public Schools School of Practical Nursing
100.9 miles away
Loudoun County School of Practical Nursing
102.65 miles away
James Rumsey Technical Institute
133.63 miles away
Mineral County Vocational Technical Center
146.94 miles away
Franklin County Career and Technology Center
156.84 miles away
York County School of Technology - Adult & Continuing Education
165.28 miles away


Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
12/01/1975 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Neither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Required

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).

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$12/credit
In State Students$12/credit
Out of State Students$12/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 $540 $540 $540
ADN 70 $840 $840 $840
BSN 125 $1,500 $1,500 $1,500
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

No Info Available

Student Population













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

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Nurses Scholarship - American Legion Auxiliary Department of virginia

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Mary Virginia Macrae Memorial Merit Award

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American Legion Auxiliary Department of Virginia Past Presidents Parley Nurses Scholarship

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Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship

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Genevieve Saran Richmond Award

This scholarship has been donated by Leslie and Virginia Fiur to a nursing student with a disability.

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

Henrico County-Saint Marys Hospital School of Practical Nursing
7850 Carousel Lane
Henrico, VA 23294

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