James A Rhodes State College

Lima, OH 45804
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James A Rhodes State College is one of the thirty-three public 2-year colleges in Ohio. The campus is located in a suburb, in Lima.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 3,760 students attend the school. Every year 46% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall Suburb
Number of Students3,760
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate64%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 19 100
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 3 40
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 88%
  • NCLEX-RN: 84.5%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1979 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1974 - Current



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).

Application fee
Undergrads $25
Graduates --

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$160/credit
In State Students$160/credit
Out of State Students$320/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 $7,200 $7,200 $14,400
ADN 70 $11,200 $11,200 $22,400
BSN 125 $20,000 $20,000 $40,000
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, 86% of James A Rhodes State 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 52% $3,964
Other Federal Grant 8% $411
State Grant & Scholarships 26% $1,253
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 36% $855
Federal Student Loans 70% $2,711
Private Loans 1% $5,625


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$9,027
$30,001 to $48,000$9,232
$48,001 to $75,000$10,307
$75,001 to $110,000$11,246
Over $110,000$10,994

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Student Population













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

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Ohio state board of nursing.
James A Rhodes State College
4240 Campus Dr
Lima, OH 45804

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