Truett McConnell University

Cleveland, GA 30528

Truett McConnell University is one of the 35 private 4-year, not-for-profit colleges in Georgia. Its campus is small in size and located in the town of Cleveland. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

In the 2017 fall enrollment, 213 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 145 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 68%).

Every year 38% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Truett McConnell University's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $18,570, and fees were $910. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $18,570 and $910 respectively.


Campus LocaleDistant Town
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio19:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Southern Baptist
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate68%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 1 23
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 51.8%

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Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
07/01/1966 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
05/05/2016 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT920 to 1120
ACT18 to 23
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Considered but not required
Recommendations Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
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.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$774/credit
In State Students$774/credit
Out of State Students$774/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$325/credit
In State Students$325/credit
Out of State Students$325/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 $34,830 $34,830 $34,830
ADN 70 $54,180 $54,180 $54,180
BSN 125 $96,750 $96,750 $96,750
FNP 50 $16,250 $16,250 $16,250
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, 99% of Truett McConnell 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 36% $4,066
Other Federal Grant 12% $239
State Grant & Scholarships 85% $3,282
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 98% $8,496
Federal Student Loans 65% $5,784
Private Loans 12% $6,776


Average Net Price/year
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$15,038
$30,001 to $48,000$15,545
$48,001 to $75,000$17,102
$75,001 to $110,000$18,850
Over $110,000$19,132

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Student Population













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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Georgia state board of nursing.

Truett McConnell University
100 Alumni Dr
Cleveland, GA 30528

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