Renton Technical College
Renton Technical College is one of the thirty-five public 4-year colleges in Washington. The campus is located in an urban area, in Renton.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 3,763 students attend the school. Every year 63% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Renton Technical College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $3,518, and fees were $1,859. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $3,518 and $1,859 respectively.
|Campus LocaleMidsize City|
|Number of Students3,763|
|Student to Faculty Ratio14:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
The Renton College ADN program curriculum offers instruction in medical, geriatric, surgical, pediatric and obstetric nursing as well as additional instruction in pharmacology, health assessment and advanced clinical nursing processes.
Students are able to exit the program after successfully completing a year in the program and be eligible to receive an LPN certificate. Graduates who complete the program are eligible for licensure from the National licensing body and are able to take the Nurse Certificate.
- Applicants need to be eighteen years or older
- High school diploma or GED equivalency certificate
- Health insurance for injury and sickness
- Current and unencumbered CNA license (six months of work experience as CNA is required)
- HIV Training Certification
- Current CPR certification for healthcare providers
Applicants are required to submit to national criminal background check as well as submitting proof of health requirements and immunizations series. Program prerequisites are required to be completed with a minimum of a 2.5 Grade Point Average with courses having been taken in the ten years before proposed enrollment.
The program is in the process of obtaining accreditation from the National League of Nursing.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||0||0|
|Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years||0||0|
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities|
12/01/1978 - 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||$81/credit|
|In State Students||$81/credit|
|Out of State Students||$81/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, 74% of Renton Technical 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||26%||$546|
|State Grant & Scholarships||37%||$2,933|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||10%||$950|
|Federal Student Loans||19%||$5,438|
$6,396Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$6,198|
|$30,001 to $48,000$7,855|
|$48,001 to $75,000$10,422|
|$75,001 to $110,000$12,402|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Washington state board of nursing.