Siena Heights University

Adrian, MI 49221
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Siena Heights University is one of the forty private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Michigan. The campus is located in Adrian town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 2,464 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 285 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 202 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 71%). Every year 43% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Siena Heights University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $25,390, and fees were $542. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $25,390 and $542 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleDistant Town
Number of Students2,464
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate71%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 9 29

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1940 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
10/05/2009 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Considered but not required
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

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.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$510/credit
In State Students$510/credit
Out of State Students$510/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$600/credit
In State Students$600/credit
Out of State Students$600/credit

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 $22,950 $22,950 $22,950
ADN 70 $35,700 $35,700 $35,700
BSN 125 $63,750 $63,750 $63,750
FNP 50 $30,000 $30,000 $30,000
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 Siena Heights University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 44% $4,407
Other Federal Grant 16% $796
State Grant & Scholarships 63% $2,668
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 100% $13,271
Federal Student Loans 80% $9,681
Private Loans 8% $11,330


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$16,569
$30,001 to $48,000$18,017
$48,001 to $75,000$20,525
$75,001 to $110,000$23,760
Over $110,000$25,457

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Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Black/African American
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Michigan state board of nursing.
Siena Heights University
1247 E. Siena Heights Dr.
Adrian, MI 49221

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