Riverside College of Health Careers
Riverside College of Health Careers is one of the four private 2-year, not-for-profit colleges in Virginia. Its campus is small in size and located in Newport News. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.
In the 2017 fall enrollment, 8 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 4 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 50%).
Riverside College of Health Careers's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $15,839, and fees were $10. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $15,839 and $10 respectively.
|Campus LocaleMidsize City|
|Student to Faculty Ratio12:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools|
01/21/2011 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (DNUR) - Diploma programs|
06/01/1961 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs|
06/01/1977 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended|
|Recommendations Neither required nor recommended|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Neither required nor recommended|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required|
|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).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$380/credit|
|In State Students||$380/credit|
|Out of State Students||$380/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, 100% of Riverside College of Health Careers'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||--||--|
|State Grant & Scholarships||--||--|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||--||--|
|Federal Student Loans||100%||$9,500|
$14,812Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$22,524|
|$30,001 to $48,000--|
|$48,001 to $75,000--|
|$75,001 to $110,000$28,339|
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Applicants must be daughters, sons grandsons, etc of veterans who served during eligibility dates for membership in the american legion.
A $400.00 nursing education merit award shall be given annually by the Iowa Department of the American Legion Auxiliary in memory of the late Mary Virginia Macrae, who served as the first ...
Applicants must be daughters, sons, grandsons, etc. of veterans who served during eligibility dates for membership in the American Legion. Applicants must be in their senior year or graduates of ...
Candidates must be residents of Newport County, and a graduate from a high school in Rhode Island. Scholarships are open to individuals accepted into, and in attendance at any accredited nursing ...
This scholarship has been donated by Leslie and Virginia Fiur to a nursing student with a disability.
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing.