Lakeview College of Nursing
Lakeview College of Nursing is a private, not-for-profit learning institution with an open admission policy and a small student-to-faculty ratio. The history of the school starts with the founding of the Lakeview Hospital and the Danville Training School for Nurses in 1894. The nursing programs and the hospital were closely connected until the Lakeview Medical Center was sold in 1988. The nursing program was not included in this sale and became Lakeview College of Nursing. The college remains small with an annual enrollment of just 289 students and 19 academic staff. Along with the main campus in Danville, the college maintains a second campus in Charleston, Illinois.
Lakeview College of Nursing does not offer any graduate-level nursing programs. Their programs are designed for those wanting to earn their BSN degrees. These programs include the traditional BSN along with accelerated BSN, RN to BSN, and LPN to BSN programs, which are all accredited by the CCNE. Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses with associate degrees may qualify to enroll in the RN to BSN or LPN to BSN programs. The traditional BSN program also includes an accelerated track for students who want to complete the program in four semesters. However, students must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 to remain enrolled in the program.
|Campus LocaleSmall City|
|Number of Students223|
|Student to Faculty Ratio8:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
Nursing schools located within 104 miles radius of Lakeview College of Nursing
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
45 miles away
Saint Joseph's College
60 miles away
Olivet Nazarene University
71 miles away
73 miles away
Illinois Wesleyan University
75 miles away
80 miles away
University of Indianapolis
85 miles away
97 miles away
University of St Francis
99 miles away
104 miles away
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1995 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program|
02/01/1998 - 12/31/2012
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
04/21/2001 - 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||$440/credit|
|In State Students||$440/credit|
|Out of State Students||$440/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.
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Illinois state board of nursing.