Medical University of South Carolina

Charleston, SC 29425

The Medical University of South Carolina is a public institution in Charleston, South Carolina. It was established in 1824 as the College of Medicine. 30 students enrolled during the first year. The university has grown and now enrolls several thousand students each year. However, it is still a small university with a low student to teacher ratio. It is also one of the oldest operating schools of medicine in the country. The university is also home to a medical center, a center for research, and a public hospital. It is structured into six colleges for the education of health professionals, including the College of Nursing.

The nursing program was started in 1884 and incorporated into the university in 1919. The programs offered at the university include traditional BSN, accelerated BSN, and MSN programs. The university also offers a DNP and a Ph.D. program, along with BSN to DNP and BSN to Ph.D. programs. All programs offered at the university are accredited by the CCNE. The RN to BSN program is offered entirely online over the course of 12 months. The accelerated and traditional BSN programs are taught on campus and include classroom, clinical, and lab instruction to provide students with practical and theoretical training.

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Midsize
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
Open Admission-
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. MSN
  3. DNP, BSN to DNP, PhD, BSN to PhD
  4. Accelerated BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 209
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 3
Nurse Anesthetist Master's degree 28
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 54
Nurse Anesthetist Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 0
Nursing Science Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 62

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Medical University of South Carolina

Citadel Military College of South Carolina
1.13 miles away
University of South Carolina-Beaufort
68.42 miles away
South Carolina State University
71.73 miles away
Coastal Carolina University
88.07 miles away
Armstrong State University
90.1 miles away
Francis Marion University
98.53 miles away
University of South Carolina-Columbia
104.35 miles away
Georgia Southern University
109.56 miles away
Applied Technology Education Campus
109.66 miles away
University of South Carolina-Aiken
118.41 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1971 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
ACME
06/16/1987 - 05/31/2010
Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses
ACME
01/06/1975 - 06/16/1987
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
CCNE
05/05/2016 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
04/15/2005 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
04/15/2005 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
COA
07/01/1966 - Current

Admissions

No Info Available

Cost (Net Price)

This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergrad students in 2015-2016, therefore net price information is not available.

Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

47%

Recipients

$7,200

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

14%

Recipients

$1,790

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

69%

Recipients

$13,922

Average Amount

Student Population

306

Undergrads

2,680

Graduates

1,882

Women

1,104

Men

94%

Full-time

6%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
73%
Black/African American
8%
Asian
6%
Race/ethnicity unknown
5%
Hispanic
4%
Two or more races
3%
Non-resident alien
2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

FNSNA Promise of Nursing Scholarships

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Mary Ellen Hatfield School Nursing Scholarship

The purpose of this scholarship is to provide a scholarship to a Registered Nurse and a Licensed Practical Nurse currently practicing nursing in a South Carolina school setting who [...]

McKesson Scholarships

This scholarship open to all students attending accredited nursing program in selected regions such as Louisiana, Maryland, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas [...]

Renatta S. Loquist Scholarship for Graduate Nursing Education

The Renatta S. Loquist Scholarship for Graduate Nursing Education is established to honors Renatta Loquist, a nurse-leader in South Carolina who was instrumental in establishing the [...]

South Carolina Nurses Foundation Nurses Care Scholarship

Applicants must be South Carolina residents and be enrolled in an undergraduate registered nurse (RN) degree program or a graduate degree program in nursing. They must be in good academic [...]


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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and South Carolina state board of nursing
Medical University of South Carolina
179 Ashley Ave
Charleston, SC 29425
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