Ohio Valley Hospital School of Nursing

McKees Rocks, PA 15136
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Ohio Valley Hospital School of Nursing is one of the four private, not-for-profit career colleges in Pennsylvania. The campus is located in a suburb, in McKees Rocks.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 76 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 2 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 2 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 100%). Every year 80% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Ohio Valley Hospital School of Nursing's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $15,100, and fees were $1,200. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $15,100 and $1,200 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students76
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
LevelLess than two year
Business ModelNot-for-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 3 23
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 84.2%

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Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (DNUR) - Diploma programs
12/01/1958 - 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 Considered but not required
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Considered but not required
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

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$300/credit
In State Students$300/credit
Out of State Students$300/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

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 $13,500 $13,500 $13,500
ADN 70 $21,000 $21,000 $21,000
BSN 125 $37,500 $37,500 $37,500
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 Ohio Valley Hospital School of Nursing's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 20% $2,900
Other Federal Grant -- --
State Grant & Scholarships 20% $2,100
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 20% $1,500
Federal Student Loans 80% $4,500
Private Loans 40% $4,000


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$26,633
$30,001 to $48,000--
$48,001 to $75,000--
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000--

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

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Pennsylvania state board of nursing.
Ohio Valley Hospital School of Nursing
25 Heckel Rd
McKees Rocks, PA 15136

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