Mercy Hospital School of Nursing

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Mercy Hospital School of Nursing is one of the 26 private 2-year, not-for-profit colleges in Pennsylvania. Its campus is small in size and located in Pittsburgh. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 14 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 13 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 92%).

Every year 39% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Mercy Hospital School of Nursing's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $14,190, and fees were $1,125. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $14,190 and $1,125 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio14:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Level2-year
TypePrivate
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate92%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years 5 13
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 79.6%

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The following schools are located within 200 miles radius of Mercy Hospital School of Nursing

Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing
2.84 miles away
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center-Shadyside School of Nursing
3.53 miles away
St Margaret School of Nursing
7.55 miles away
Heritage Valley Sewickley School of Nursing
12.64 miles away
Citizens School of Nursing
14.46 miles away
Washington Hospital School of Nursing
22.09 miles away
Trinity Health System School of Nursing
34.05 miles away
Jameson Health System
44.25 miles away
Commonwealth Technical Institute
55.45 miles away
Huron School of Nursing
112.11 miles away

Accreditations

Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (DNUR) - Diploma programs
ACEN
12/01/1961 - Current

Admission

86%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Neither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Required

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.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$430/credit
In State Students$430/credit
Out of State Students$430/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

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 $19,350 $19,350 $19,350
ADN 70 $30,100 $30,100 $30,100
BSN 125 $53,750 $53,750 $53,750
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, 92% of Mercy Hospital School 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% $3,754
Other Federal Grant -- --
State Grant & Scholarships 48% $2,728
Institutional Grant & Scholarships -- --
Federal Student Loans 80% $7,136
Private Loans -- --

$23,144

Average Net Price/year
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$21,354
$30,001 to $48,000$19,935
$48,001 to $75,000$24,255
$75,001 to $110,000$24,731
Over $110,000$25,559

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Student Population

154

Undergrads

0

Graduates

131

Women

23

Men

80%

Full-time

20%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
71%
Two or more races
18%
Black/African American
9%
Asian
2%
Hispanic
1%
Race/ethnicity unknown
0%
Non-resident alien
0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Pennsylvania state board of nursing.

Mercy Hospital School of Nursing
1401 Blvd of the Allies
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
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