Sentara College of Health Sciences
Chesapeake, VA 23320
Sentara College of Health Sciences is one of the 37 private 4-year, not-for-profit colleges in Virginia. Its campus is small in size and located in a suburb in Chesapeake. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.
|Campus LocaleLarge Suburb|
|Student to Faculty Ratio7:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Offered
The Sentara BSN Program prepares students for professions in entry level nursing. The SCHS is institutionally accredited by the national accreditor, Association of Independent Colleges and Schools and the BSN program is accredited by CCNE.
The traditional track is designed for non-licensed individuals offering 73 credit hours of a combination of academic courses and clinical and laboratory experience.
Clinical experiences are offered at various times at a range of healthcare facilities and premium clinical sites. Students are admitted in the BSN program once in an academic year.
Graduates from the program are eligible to apply for the Licensure Examination administered by the State Board of Nursing.
- Applicants to the nursing program need to have completed 30 credits of general education and nursing pre-requisite requirements.
- All general education pre-requisites need to be completed at an accredited college with a minimum of ‘C’ grade or higher (SCHS does not expire general education courses)
- General education requiring to be evaluated need to be submitted ahead of time
The application deadline for entrance in the spring semester is the 15th of June.
Program specific requirements enacted by health care facilities and the licensing board including health exam, immunization series, drug screening, criminal background check apply.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools|
04/01/2009 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (DNUR) - Diploma programs|
12/01/1964 - 06/09/2011
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
04/26/2012 - 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||$350/credit|
|In State Students||$350/credit|
|Out of State Students||$350/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.
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This scholarship has been donated by Leslie and Virginia Fiur to a nursing student with a disability.
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Virginia state board of nursing.