Olney Central College

Olney, IL 62450
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Olney Central College is one of the forty-eight public 2-year colleges in Illinois. The campus is located in Olney town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,142 students attend the school. Every year 59% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Olney Central College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $8,589, and fees were $1,154. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $10,580 and $1,154 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Town
Number of Students1,142
Student to Faculty Ratio13:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate68%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Certificate 1 26
Associate's degree 14 77
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 8 42

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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$83/credit
In State Students$268/credit
Out of State Students$331/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 $3,735 $12,060 $14,895
ADN 70 $5,810 $18,760 $23,170
BSN 125 $10,375 $33,500 $41,375
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, 100% of Olney Central 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 49% $4,149
Other Federal Grant 13% $660
State Grant & Scholarships 20% $991
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 95% $1,355
Federal Student Loans 18% $3,577
Private Loans -- --


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$2,275
$30,001 to $48,000$2,808
$48,001 to $75,000$4,958
$75,001 to $110,000$6,260
Over $110,000--

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

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Illinois state board of nursing.
Olney Central College
305 N West Street
Olney, IL 62450

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