University of Pittsburgh-Bradford

Bradford, PA 16701
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University of Pittsburgh-Bradford is one of the forty-four public 4-year colleges in Pennsylvania. The campus is located in Bradford town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,336 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 344 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 227 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 66%). Every year 45% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

University of Pittsburgh-Bradford's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $12,940, and fees were $960. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $24,184 and $960 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Town
Number of Students1,336
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate66%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 3 25
Bachelor's degree 5 9
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 83.7%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
07/01/1921 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
11/01/1990 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
11/01/1998 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT980 to 1160
ACT20 to 24
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
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).
Application fee
Undergrads $45
Graduates --

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$539/credit
In State Students$539/credit
Out of State Students$1,007/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

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 $24,255 $24,255 $45,315
ADN 70 $37,730 $37,730 $70,490
BSN 125 $67,375 $67,375 $125,875
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, 95% of University of Pittsburgh-Bradford's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 48% $4,512
Other Federal Grant 9% $705
State Grant & Scholarships 35% $3,438
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 75% $7,137
Federal Student Loans 81% $5,606
Private Loans 20% $9,296


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$15,312
$30,001 to $48,000$17,057
$48,001 to $75,000$19,114
$75,001 to $110,000$20,370
Over $110,000$22,676

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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Pennsylvania state board of nursing.
University of Pittsburgh-Bradford
300 Campus Drive
Bradford, PA 16701

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