Olympic College is one of the thirty-five public 4-year colleges in Washington. The campus is located in an urban area, in Bremerton.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 6,476 students attend the school. Every year 21% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Olympic College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $3,468, and fees were $225. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $3,922 and $225 respectively.
|Campus LocaleSmall City|
|Number of Students6,476|
|Student to Faculty Ratio19:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
The Olympic College ADN program is a two year curriculum approved by the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission, and accredited by the National League Nursing Accrediting Commission.
The curriculum consists of a combination of general education courses, theoretical nursing courses and clinical experience practice. Clinical experience is offered at a range of healthcare facilities in the local area.
Most students are able to complete the program in six quarters. Students are expected to earn a minimum GPA of 2.2 to progress to the next stage of the program or to graduate from the program upon completion.
Graduates from the program are eligible to apply for the National Council Licensure Examination to be licensed as a Registered Nurse.
- Application for entrance to Olympic College
- Application for the nursing program
- Official Transcripts for all college level coursework (transcript evaluation required)
- ACCUPLACER Placement Test (Reading Comprehension Proficiency)
- Complete Prerequisite courses
- Attend Information Session
The nursing program requires students entering the program to submit proof of physical examination including screening for TB documentation of immunizations series, submit to criminal background check before enrollment in nursing classes.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||1||23|
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities|
09/01/1948 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
04/01/1995 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
10/03/2009 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$105/credit|
|In State Students||$105/credit|
|Out of State Students||$119/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
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|
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.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 48% of Olympic College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||7%||$2,645|
|State Grant & Scholarships||22%||$3,006|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||8%||$2,258|
|Federal Student Loans||10%||$5,158|
$5,453Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$4,217|
|$30,001 to $48,000$6,051|
|$48,001 to $75,000$8,136|
|$75,001 to $110,000$10,444|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Washington state board of nursing.