Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital School of Nursing
Lewistown, PA 17044
Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital School of Nursing is one of the 26 private 2-year, not-for-profit colleges in Pennsylvania. Its campus is small in size and located in the town of Lewistown. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.
In the 2017 fall enrollment, 24 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 23 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 94%).
Every year 94% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital School of Nursing's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $14,889, and fees were $3,253. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $14,889 and $3,253 respectively.
|Campus LocaleDistant Town|
|Student to Faculty Ratio10:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Offered
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years||2||7|
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (DNUR) - Diploma programs|
10/01/2009 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Required|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Required|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Required|
|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.
|In District Students||$350/credit|
|In State Students||$350/credit|
|Out of State Students||$350/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, 81% of Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital School of Nursing'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||--||--|
|State Grant & Scholarships||56%||$4,756|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||6%||$500|
|Federal Student Loans||69%||$5,368|
$28,534Average Net Price/year
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$26,845|
|$30,001 to $48,000$29,299|
|$48,001 to $75,000$28,431|
|$75,001 to $110,000$34,699|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Pennsylvania state board of nursing.