Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences
Reading, PA 19611
Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences is one of the 26 private 2-year, not-for-profit colleges in Pennsylvania. Its campus is small in size and located in Reading. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.
In the 2017 fall enrollment, 25 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 20 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 81%).
Every year 45% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $9,315, and fees were $780. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $9,315 and $780 respectively.
|Campus LocaleSmall City|
|Student to Faculty Ratio7:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
Nursing Programs Offered
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years||12||93|
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (DNUR) - Diploma programs|
06/01/1957 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||895 to 1082|
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Required|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Recommended|
|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||$345/credit|
|In State Students||$345/credit|
|Out of State Students||$345/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, 81% of Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences'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||43%||$2,834|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||--||--|
|Federal Student Loans||76%||$6,108|
$14,974Average Net Price/year
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$10,634|
|$30,001 to $48,000$10,634|
|$48,001 to $75,000$13,384|
|$75,001 to $110,000$19,412|
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