Henrico County-Saint Marys Hospital School of Practical Nursing
Henrico County-Saint Marys Hospital School of Practical Nursing is one of the five public career colleges in Virginia. The campus is located in a suburb, in Henrico.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 93 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 26 freshman students enrolled.
|Campus LocaleLarge Suburb|
|Number of Students93|
|Student to Faculty Ratio8:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|LevelLess than two year|
|On Campus Housing-|
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 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.
- High school seniors are expected to submit a technical center application along with an application to the nursing program
- 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|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||0||20|
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs|
12/01/1975 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended|
|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.
|In District Students||$12/credit|
|In State Students||$12/credit|
|Out of State Students||$12/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.
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
- Nurses Scholarship - American Legion Auxiliary Department of virginia
- Mary Virginia Macrae Memorial Merit Award
- American Legion Auxiliary Department of Virginia Past Presidents Parley Nurses Scholarship
- Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship
- Genevieve Saran Richmond Award
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing.