Lourdes University

Sylvania, OH 43560
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Lourdes University is one of the seventy private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Ohio. The campus is located in a suburb, in Sylvania.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,352 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 213 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 143 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 67%). Every year 33% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Lourdes University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $20,800, and fees were $740. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $20,800 and $740 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students1,352
Student to Faculty Ratio13:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate67%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 17 74
Master's degree 2 13
Post-master's certificate 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 82.2%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1964 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
10/03/2003 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
04/25/2009 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
05/24/2011 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT930 to 1160
ACT18 to 24
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
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 $25
Graduates $25

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$695/credit
In State Students$695/credit
Out of State Students$695/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$770/credit
In State Students$770/credit
Out of State Students$770/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 $31,275 $31,275 $31,275
ADN 70 $48,650 $48,650 $48,650
BSN 125 $86,875 $86,875 $86,875
FNP 50 $38,500 $38,500 $38,500
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, 99% of Lourdes 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 40% $4,767
Other Federal Grant 19% $506
State Grant & Scholarships 20% $2,698
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 98% $10,966
Federal Student Loans 78% $5,935
Private Loans 4% $7,190


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$13,934
$30,001 to $48,000$14,453
$48,001 to $75,000$17,353
$75,001 to $110,000$20,190
Over $110,000$21,467

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

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Ohio state board of nursing.
Lourdes University
6832 Convent Blvd
Sylvania, OH 43560

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