Indian River State College
Indian River State College (IRSC) is a renowned state college located in Fort Pierce, Florida. The school was established in 1959 and was originally a two-year community college. It transitioned into being a four-year state college in late 2007. This school offers various different associate’s degree programs as well as several bachelor’s degree programs. Students can also pursue several certificates in order to further their desired career paths. IRSC also has a very good athletics department and other programs that will be appealing to students.
IRSC has excellent nursing programs that have been producing high-quality nurses for many years. Nursing students will be able to work toward earning associate’s degrees in nursing or bachelor’s degrees in nursing. Graduates of the program will be able to move on to become registered nurses after passing the NCLEX-RN licensure examination. The curriculum of this program is based on clinical experience and research. All of the most up-to-date techniques will be taught and everything is based on the best current scientific evidence and practices. This program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). All nursing students can expect a top-notch education that will keep them at the very top of their field.
|Campus LocaleLarge Suburb|
|Number of Students17,598|
|Student to Faculty Ratio27:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing schools located within 83 miles radius of Indian River State College
Hope Career Institute - West Palm Beach
56 miles away
Palm Beach State College
58 miles away
Capscare Academy for Healthcare Education
59 miles away
Eastern Florida State College
71 miles away
South Florida State College
71 miles away
Techni-Pro Institute, Inc
74 miles away
Florida Atlantic University
74 miles away
International Institute For Healthcare Professionals, Inc.
76 miles away
International Institute For Health Care Professionals, Inc.
76 miles away
Broward County Blanche Ely High School
83 miles away
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges|
01/01/1965 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
01/01/1979 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program|
03/01/2009 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$104/credit|
|In State Students||$104/credit|
|Out of State Students||$390/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.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 69% of Indian River State College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||6%||$655|
|State Grant & Scholarships||19%||$1,677|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||13%||$2,489|
|Federal Student Loans||10%||$3,741|
$1,064Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$1,202|
|$30,001 to $48,000$1,775|
|$48,001 to $75,000$3,915|
|$75,001 to $110,000$5,999|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Florida state board of nursing.