Riverside College of Health Careers

Newport News, VA 23601
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Riverside College of Health Careers is one of the four private, not-for-profit 2-year colleges in Virginia. The campus is located in an urban area, in Newport News.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 336 students attend the school. 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 the 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.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize City
Number of Students336
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level2-year
TypePrivate
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate50%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 0 0
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years 4 45
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 1 23
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 89.2%

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools
01/21/2011 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (DNUR) - Diploma programs
ACEN
06/01/1961 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
ACEN
06/01/1977 - Current

Admission

55%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
Admission considerations
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).
Application fee
Undergrads $100
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$380/credit
In State Students$380/credit
Out of State Students$380/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 $17,100 $17,100 $17,100
ADN 70 $26,600 $26,600 $26,600
BSN 125 $47,500 $47,500 $47,500
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 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
Pell Grant 50% $5,815
Other Federal Grant -- --
State Grant & Scholarships -- --
Institutional Grant & Scholarships -- --
Federal Student Loans 100% $9,500
Private Loans 50% $7,000

$14,812

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$22,524
$30,001 to $48,000--
$48,001 to $75,000--
$75,001 to $110,000$28,339
Over $110,000--

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Student Population

336

Undergrads

0

Graduates

305

Women

31

Men

92%

Full-time

8%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
64%
Black/African American
20%
Two or more races
6%
Hispanic
4%
Asian
3%
Race/ethnicity unknown
2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
1%
Non-resident alien
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing.

Riverside College of Health Careers
316 Main St.
Newport News, VA 23601
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