Mount Carmel College of Nursing

Columbus, OH 43222
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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.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students1,069
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
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 31 298
Master's degree 0 6
Post-master's certificate 0 0
Doctor's degree - professional practice 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 89.7%

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Institutional Accreditations
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



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
ACT19 to 23
Admission considerations
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).
Application fee
Undergrads $30
Graduates $30

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$617/credit
In State Students$617/credit
Out of State Students$617/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$520/credit
In State Students$520/credit
Out of State Students$520/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 $27,765 $27,765 $27,765
ADN 70 $43,190 $43,190 $43,190
BSN 125 $77,125 $77,125 $77,125
FNP 50 $26,000 $26,000 $26,000
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, 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
Pell Grant 32% $3,431
Other Federal Grant 29% $155
State Grant & Scholarships 22% $2,549
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 44% $1,602
Federal Student Loans 68% $4,754
Private Loans 11% $8,843


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$13,506
$30,001 to $48,000$14,352
$48,001 to $75,000$18,297
$75,001 to $110,000$20,339
Over $110,000$20,005

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Student Population













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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Ohio state board of nursing.
Mount Carmel College of Nursing
127 So. Davis Ave
Columbus, OH 43222

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