Moravian College

Bethlehem, PA 18018

Moravian College is one of the 109 private 4-year, not-for-profit colleges in Pennsylvania. Its campus is small in size and located in Bethlehem. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 477 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 391 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 82%).

Every year 63% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Moravian College's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $40,293, and fees were $1,731. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $40,293 and $1,731 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Moravian Church
Level4-year
TypePrivate
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate82%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 7 25
Master's degree 2 22

Compare Schools

Frequently compared schools

Coe College
offers 2 nursing programs
Luther College
offers 2 nursing programs
Gustavus Adolphus College
offers 1 nursing programs
Hartwick College
offers 3 nursing programs
Nebraska Wesleyan University
offers 2 nursing programs
Alma College
offers 1 nursing programs
Wittenberg University
offers 1 nursing programs

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius of Wittenberg University

DeSales University
6.36 miles away
Cedar Crest College
7.75 miles away
Gwynedd Mercy University
30.55 miles away
Alvernia University
36.54 miles away
Eastern University
40.09 miles away
Villanova University
40.89 miles away
Rider University
41.74 miles away
La Salle University
42.7 miles away
Immaculata University
42.78 miles away
Holy Family University
44.58 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
07/01/1922 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
05/03/2003 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
04/26/2012 - Current

Admission

76%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1010 to 1210
ACT21 to 27
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Required
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.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$1,120/credit
In State Students$1,120/credit
Out of State Students$1,120/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$873/credit
In State Students$873/credit
Out of State Students$873/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 $50,400 $50,400 $50,400
ADN 70 $78,400 $78,400 $78,400
BSN 125 $140,000 $140,000 $140,000
FNP 50 $43,650 $43,650 $43,650
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, 100% of Moravian College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 30% $4,473
Other Federal Grant 21% $887
State Grant & Scholarships 34% $3,906
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 100% $23,060
Federal Student Loans 81% $5,942
Private Loans 6% $14,394

$28,193

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$20,345
$30,001 to $48,000$21,964
$48,001 to $75,000$23,827
$75,001 to $110,000$27,295
Over $110,000$32,292

Calculate your net price

Student Population

2,083

Undergrads

363

Graduates

1,515

Women

931

Men

80%

Full-time

20%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
72%
Hispanic
10%
Race/ethnicity unknown
5%
Non-resident alien
5%
Black/African American
5%
Two or more races
2%
Asian
2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

Relevant scholarships

Past President’s Parley Nurses Scholarship - PA Legion Auxiliary

This scholarship is also known as the Past Department President’s Memorial Scholarship. It is a scholarship available for descendant of a veteran – deceased or in financial ...

FNSNA Promise of Nursing Scholarships

These scholarships are available to full-time student in selected regions of the U.S. Eligibility is determined by applicant's school/college of nursing's zip code.  Applicants for ...

McKesson Scholarships

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

Melissa Sengbusch Inspirational Scholarship

This scholarship is open to students in the School of Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing 418 Curie BoulevardPhildelphia , PA 19104-4217P: ...

Nursing Foundation of Pennsylvania's VFW Jack E. Barger Sr.Scholarship

Nursing Foundation of Pennsylvania’s VFW Jack E. Barger Sr. Scholarship gives a chance for the veterans as well as the active duty military personnel and their families to continue their ...


More scholarships

Discussion


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

Moravian College
1200 Main St
Bethlehem, PA 18018
Website

Find nursing programs near you