Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences
Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences is a private institution in Rock Island, Illinois. The history of the college goes back over 100 years when three separate hospitals established their own schools for training nurses. Over the years, the three hospitals and their schools merged, eventually becoming Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences. The college began offering graduate-level degrees in 1998 after receiving accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission. The campus is in Rock Island on a 4.5-acre site and consists of one large building. Along with the classrooms, this building houses the Harriet Olson Learning Lab, which is an NLN Simulation Innovation Resource Center.
Trinity College gives students several options for earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing, including a traditional BSN program. They also offer accelerated BSN and RN to BSN programs. The accelerated BSN program is a 15-month program for students who already have a bachelor’s degree in a separate field. For those who are not ready for a four-year degree, the college also has an Associate Degree in Nursing program, which is accredited by the ACEN. Students can develop their hands-on skills through training at the Harriet Olson Learning Lab or through the college’s partnerships with local healthcare facilities, including UnityPoint Health.
|Campus LocaleSmall City|
|Number of Students217|
|Student to Faculty Ratio9:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
Nursing schools located within 96 miles radius of Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences
Saint Ambrose University
4 miles away
Iowa Wesleyan University
62 miles away
66 miles away
Mount Mercy University
66 miles away
67 miles away
University of Dubuque
70 miles away
71 miles away
74 miles away
Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing
74 miles away
96 miles away
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission|
01/01/1998 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
10/01/2005 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
04/15/2005 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|Secondary school GPA Neither required nor recommended|
|Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Required|
|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.) 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.
|In District Students||$697/credit|
|In State Students||$697/credit|
|Out of State Students||$697/credit|
|In District Students||$751/credit|
|In State Students||$751/credit|
|Out of State Students||$751/credit|
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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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Illinois state board of nursing.