Peninsula College is one of the thirty-five public 4-year colleges in Washington. The campus is located in Port Angeles town.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 2,094 students attend the school. Every year 29% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Peninsula College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $3,849, and fees were $498. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $3,849 and $903 respectively.
|Campus LocaleRemote Town|
|Number of Students2,094|
|Student to Faculty Ratio15:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
The Peninsula College ADN program is approved by the Washington State Board of Nursing and accredited by the National League of Nursing Accreditation Commission. Students who graduate from the two year curriculum are awarded an Associate Degree and are eligible to apply to sit for the State Board Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses.
The curriculum concentrates on critical thinking, as well as offering experiences for hands on practical experience in various clinical settings and in Laboratories. Assessment is carried out through multiple choice tests, written papers, math tests, journal assignments, instructor evaluation for clinical and laboratory practices, and self evaluation procedures.
Clinical rotations are offered in healthcare settings at various locations such as nursing homes and hospitals. Clinical hours are offered at different hours from 6:00 AM to 11:00 PM.
Applicants to the program are expected to show proof of ability to provide transportation to and from clinical sites as well as being able to cover outfitting and malpractice liability insurance.
The nursing curriculum is highly demanding and it will be difficult to maintain full time employment at the same as being enrolled in the program.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities|
11/01/1965 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
10/01/2005 - 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, 89% of Peninsula 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||12%||$1,130|
|State Grant & Scholarships||42%||$3,103|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||45%||$2,223|
|Federal Student Loans||10%||$4,958|
$6,658Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$4,591|
|$30,001 to $48,000$4,740|
|$48,001 to $75,000$7,887|
|$75,001 to $110,000$10,168|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Washington state board of nursing.