Mount Carmel College of Nursing
Mount Carmel College of Nursing is a private college in Columbus, Ohio. It is a small college, with a total of 154 students enrolled during the Fall 2016 semester. The nursing college was founded in 1903 by Sisters of the Holy Cross. It is located within the Mount Carmel West Hospital and is one of the largest baccalaureate nursing programs in the state. Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus. The college maintains its Catholic church affiliation and was accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA). Due to the location of the college, students receive hands-on clinical experience at the Mount Carmel West Hospital.
Four nursing programs are offered at the college, including traditional BSN, RN to BSN, accelerated BSN, and MSN. These programs are accredited by the CCNE. The traditional four-year program includes hands-on clinical training at acute-care hospitals and healthcare centers in the surrounding area. The college also offers online classes. These classes are available for the Rn to BSN program and the Master of Science – Nursing Education track. For students with a bachelor’s degree in a non-nursing field, the accelerated BSN program can be completed in just 13 months. The college also offers an advanced placement program that is designed for qualified students to earn their BSN in five semesters.
|Campus LocaleLarge City|
|Number of Students1,069|
|Student to Faculty Ratio10:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation |
|On Campus HousingYes|
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1994 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program|
03/01/1995 - 12/31/2007
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
10/13/2007 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels|
10/13/2007 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|ACT||19 to 23|
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Required|
|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).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$617/credit|
|In State Students||$617/credit|
|Out of State Students||$617/credit|
|In District Students||$520/credit|
|In State Students||$520/credit|
|Out of State Students||$520/credit|
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, 90% of Mount Carmel College 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||29%||$155|
|State Grant & Scholarships||22%||$2,549|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||44%||$1,602|
|Federal Student Loans||68%||$4,754|
$17,443Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$13,506|
|$30,001 to $48,000$14,352|
|$48,001 to $75,000$18,297|
|$75,001 to $110,000$20,339|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Ohio state board of nursing.