La Salle University

Philadelphia, PA 19141

La Salle University is one of the 109 private 4-year, not-for-profit colleges in Pennsylvania. Its campus is medium in size and located in Philadelphia. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 1,052 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 800 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 76%).

Every year 67% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

La Salle University's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $28,800, and fees were $700. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $28,800 and $700 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Level4-year
TypePrivate
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate76%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 12 101
Master's degree 0 5
Post-master's certificate 0 1
Doctor's degree - professional practice 0 4
Postbaccalaureate certificate 0 6
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 89.6%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
07/01/1930 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
CCNE
10/07/2014 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
10/09/2004 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
10/09/2004 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
COA
04/28/1987 - Current

Admission

79%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements 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$960/credit
In State Students$960/credit
Out of State Students$960/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$1,000/credit
In State Students$1,000/credit
Out of State Students$1,000/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 $43,200 $43,200 $43,200
ADN 70 $67,200 $67,200 $67,200
BSN 125 $120,000 $120,000 $120,000
FNP 50 $50,000 $50,000 $50,000
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, 98% of La Salle University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 45% $4,635
Other Federal Grant 21% $1,565
State Grant & Scholarships 36% $3,873
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 90% $25,533
Federal Student Loans 75% $5,913
Private Loans 14% $16,988

$26,276

Average Net Price/year
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$25,523
$30,001 to $48,000$22,568
$48,001 to $75,000$23,117
$75,001 to $110,000$25,800
Over $110,000$29,734

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Student Population

3,821

Undergrads

1,376

Graduates

3,319

Women

1,878

Men

69%

Full-time

31%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
54%
Black/African American
19%
Hispanic
15%
Asian
5%
Race/ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races
3%
Non-resident alien
3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Pennsylvania state board of nursing.

La Salle University
1900 W Olney Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19141
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