Riverside College of Health Careers
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.
|Campus LocaleMidsize City|
|Number of Students336|
|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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Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
- Nurses Scholarship - American Legion Auxiliary Department of virginia
- Mary Virginia Macrae Memorial Merit Award
- American Legion Auxiliary Department of Virginia Past Presidents Parley Nurses Scholarship
- Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship
- Genevieve Saran Richmond Award
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing.