The Heritage College Nursing Program is intended to prepare students with a range of nursing qualifications from entry level to advance degrees.
The curriculum combined theoretical in class instruction with practical clinical experience and opportunities for involvement in the local community.
- A student who has met graduation requirements from an accredited high school is eligible for admission.
- Heritage University also admits students who have successfully completed testing requirements for a GED.
- the college recommends that prospective students complete three years of English, three years of history, one year of laboratory science, two years of mathematics, and four years of other academic subjects such as language, social science, etc.
The following academic tracks are on offer at heritage:
- Practical Nursing Certificate: Students enrolled in this program are offered the same nursing coursework as the Associate Degree in Nursing. Students who wish to continue to earn an ASN degree will be required to complete all General Education requirements. Graduates in from the program are eligible to sit for the National Council Examination to be licensed as a practical nurse.
- PN Associate of Science: Students enrolled in this program will be offered a combination of Practical Nursing with prerequisite courses. This track offers students the chance to practice as LPN’s before going on to pursue further nursing education. Graduates are licensed by the National Council of Licensure
- LPN-RN: This track offers licensed Practical Nurses to upgrade their qualification
Students accepted in to any of the nursing options will have to submit proof of a current physical exam, CPR certification for health care providers, drug screening, criminal background check and other requirements.
Students who successfully complete the required PN and concurrent course work are eligible to take the State Board Practical Nursing Examination leading to licensure as a practical nurse (LPN). Students that have their LPN are then able to apply for the LPN to RN ADN Bridge Program.
|State board of nursing approval:||Fully Approved|
|Average NCLEX PN passrate (3 years):||74.88%|
|Average number of students tested annually:||23|
|Program accreditations:||Not Accredited|
|Available Study Options|
NCLEX PN Passrate History
Annual NCLEX PN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Heritage University as reported by Washington state board of nursing.
|Year||Students Tested||School||National Avg|
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities|
06/01/1986 - Current
|Campus LocaleRural: Fringe|
|Student to Faculty Ratio7:1|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|Business ModelNot for Profit|
|On Campus Housing-|
$10,139Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
|Less than 30k$10,312|
|30k to 48k$8,962|
|48k to 75k$8,158|
|75k to 110k$7,842|
Financial Aid & Loan
Any grant or scholarship aid
Federal Student Loans
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native