University of Rio Grande

Rio Grande, OH 45674
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University of Rio Grande is one of the seventy private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Ohio. The campus is located in a rural area, in Rio Grande.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,812 students attend the school. Every year 39% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

University of Rio Grande's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $25,545, and fees were $630. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $25,545 and $630 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleDistant Rural
Number of Students1,812
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate48%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 0 0
Bachelor's degree 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 80.6%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1969 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
02/01/1987 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
04/01/2007 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $25
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$116/credit
In State Students$116/credit
Out of State Students$116/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$680/credit
In State Students$680/credit
Out of State Students$680/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 $5,220 $5,220 $5,220
ADN 70 $8,120 $8,120 $8,120
BSN 125 $14,500 $14,500 $14,500
FNP 50 $34,000 $34,000 $34,000
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, 94% of University of Rio Grande's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 55% $4,239
Other Federal Grant 6% $1,371
State Grant & Scholarships 9% $1,604
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 34% $4,977
Federal Student Loans 65% $5,741
Private Loans 6% $5,623


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$30,996
$30,001 to $48,000$31,033
$48,001 to $75,000$33,049
$75,001 to $110,000$35,763
Over $110,000$36,012

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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Ohio state board of nursing.
University of Rio Grande
218 N College Ave
Rio Grande, OH 45674

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