Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital School of Nursing

Lewistown, PA 17044
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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.

Overview

Campus LocaleDistant Town
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level2-year
TypePrivate
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate94%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years 2 7
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 96.3%

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Accreditations

Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (DNUR) - Diploma programs
ACEN
10/01/2009 - Current

Admission

43%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations 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).
Application fee
Undergrads $75
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$350/credit
In State Students$350/credit
Out of State Students$350/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 $15,750 $15,750 $15,750
ADN 70 $24,500 $24,500 $24,500
BSN 125 $43,750 $43,750 $43,750
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, 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
Pell Grant 56% $2,472
Other Federal Grant -- --
State Grant & Scholarships 56% $4,756
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 6% $500
Federal Student Loans 69% $5,368
Private Loans -- --

$28,534

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$26,845
$30,001 to $48,000$29,299
$48,001 to $75,000$28,431
$75,001 to $110,000$34,699
Over $110,000$34,699

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Student Population

31

Undergrads

0

Graduates

25

Women

6

Men

90%

Full-time

10%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
97%
Black/African American
3%
Two or more races
0%
Non-resident alien
0%
Race/ethnicity unknown
0%
Asian
0%
Hispanic
0%
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.

Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital School of Nursing
400 Highland Avenue
Lewistown, PA 17044
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