Lindsey Wilson College

Columbia, KY 42728
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Lindsey Wilson College is one of the twenty-six private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Kentucky. The campus is located in Columbia town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 2,565 students attend the school. Every year 35% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Lindsey Wilson College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $24,000, and fees were $246. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $24,000 and $246 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Town
Number of Students2,565
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation
United Methodist
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate57%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 1 28
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 80.6%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1951 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
10/10/2013 - Current



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).

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$1,000/credit
In State Students$1,000/credit
Out of State Students$1,000/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$476/credit
In State Students$476/credit
Out of State Students$476/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 $45,000 $45,000 $45,000
ADN 70 $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
BSN 125 $125,000 $125,000 $125,000
FNP 50 $23,800 $23,800 $23,800
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, 100% of Lindsey Wilson College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 59% $4,267
Other Federal Grant 7% $766
State Grant & Scholarships 82% $4,475
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 96% $14,764
Federal Student Loans 65% $4,953
Private Loans 2% $5,674


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$15,911
$30,001 to $48,000$16,009
$48,001 to $75,000$15,070
$75,001 to $110,000$16,971
Over $110,000$17,988

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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Kentucky state board of nursing.
Lindsey Wilson College
210 Lindsey Wilson St
Columbia, KY 42728

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