Purdue University Global-Lewiston

S Portland, ME 04106
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Purdue University Global-Lewiston is one of the eight public 4-year colleges in Maine. The campus is located in an urban area, in S Portland.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 627 students attend the school. Every year 27% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Purdue University Global-Lewiston's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $11,556, and fees were $919. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $11,556 and $919 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students627
Student to Faculty Ratio19:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 2 20
Master's degree 0 0
Post-master's certificate 0 0
Doctor's degree - professional practice 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 75.3%

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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).

Application fee
Undergrads $20
Graduates $20

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$321/credit
In State Students$321/credit
Out of State Students$321/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$320/credit
In State Students$320/credit
Out of State Students$320/credit

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 $14,445 $14,445 $14,445
ADN 70 $22,470 $22,470 $22,470
BSN 125 $40,125 $40,125 $40,125
FNP 50 $16,000 $16,000 $16,000
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

No Info Available

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

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Maine state board of nursing.
Purdue University Global-Lewiston
265 Western Ave
S Portland, ME 04106

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