Olympic College

Bremerton, WA 98337

Located in Bremerton, Washington, Olympic College is a public institution that offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The institution is part of Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges that operates 10 campuses in Tacoma, Bellevue, Bellingham, Moses Lake, Bothell, Centralia, Vancouver, Lakewood, Pasco, Lynnwood.

Olympic College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).

Olympic College in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $3,393 and fees $225. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $3,839 and $225 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Small
Student to Faculty Ratio18:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. ADN

    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.

    Admission Requirements:

    • 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.

  2. LPN
  3. RN to BSN
  4. BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide Certificate 21
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 22
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 59
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 31

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Olympic College

South Seattle College
13.33 miles away
Seattle Central College
14.91 miles away
University of Washington-Seattle Campus
16.03 miles away
North Seattle College
16.43 miles away
Highline College
20.2 miles away
Renton Technical College
22.12 miles away
Bellevue College
22.64 miles away
Tacoma Community College
23.32 miles away
Lake Washington Institute of Technology
23.58 miles away
Pierce College-Fort Steilacoom
27.99 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
09/01/1948 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
04/01/1995 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
10/03/2009 - Current

Admissions

100%

Acceptance Rate

Cost (Net Price)

$5,684

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$4,290
30k to 48k$6,001
48k to 75k$8,335
75k to 110k$12,175
Over 110k$12,175
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Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

27%

Recipients

$6,301

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

23%

Recipients

$4,042

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

11%

Recipients

$6,567

Average Amount

Student Population

6,527

Undergrads

0

Graduates

3,481

Women

3,046

Men

59%

Full-time

41%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
66%
Two or more races
9%
Hispanic
7%
Asian
5%
Race/ethnicity unknown
5%
Black/African American
4%
Non-resident alien
2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Washington state board of nursing
Olympic College
1600 Chester Ave
Bremerton, WA 98337
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