Mercy Hospital

Miami, FL 33133
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Mercy Hospital School of Practical Nursing is located in Miami, Florida. The school has been providing nursing education in the area since 1981. It all began with a small class of 12 nursing students and has turned into a program that is much larger. The school has gained such an excellent reputation over the years that it has even been honored in the community. In 2001, the Mayor of Miami Dade County decreed that August 3rd would be known as Mercy Hospital School of Practical Nursing Day. The school offers three different practical nursing programs with one of them taking place in the evening for the convenience of the students.

This nursing program is among the most respected in all of Florida. It has consistently produced excellent nurses throughout the years. The curriculum of this school is very thorough and students can expect to take courses covering a wide range of different areas. Everything from pharmacology in nursing to pediatric nursing is covered in this school. The length of the program will be either 12 or 14 months, depending on whether students are signed up for the day or evening courses. Each program will last for three semesters. Mercy Hospital School of Practical Nursing is a private hospital-based school that is approved by the Florida State Board of Nursing. It is also fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Students interested in an RN program can also look into Mercy Hospital College of Nursing  LPN to ADN program. 

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students90
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
LevelLess than two year
Business ModelFor-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate100%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 18 54
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 90.4%

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Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
06/01/1984 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program 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).
Application fee
Undergrads $50
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

No Info Available

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 50% of Mercy Hospital's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 50% $5,775
Other Federal Grant -- --
State Grant & Scholarships -- --
Institutional Grant & Scholarships -- --
Federal Student Loans -- --
Private Loans -- --


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$4,912
$30,001 to $48,000--
$48,001 to $75,000--
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000--

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Student Population













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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Florida state board of nursing.
Mercy Hospital
3663 S Miami Ave
Miami, FL 33133

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