Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing is one of the 26 private 2-year, not-for-profit colleges in Pennsylvania. Its campus is small in size and located in Pittsburgh. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.
In the 2017 fall enrollment, 14 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 7 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 50%).
Every year 59% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $7,560, and fees were $1,695. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $7,560 and $1,695 respectively.
|Campus LocaleLarge City|
|Student to Faculty Ratio9:1|
|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||6||47|
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (DNUR) - Diploma programs|
12/01/1958 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Recommended|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required|
|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
In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing'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||25%||$2,002|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||--||--|
|Federal Student Loans||100%||$2,908|
$20,107Average Net Price/year
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$15,005|
|$30,001 to $48,000$21,709|
|$48,001 to $75,000--|
|$75,001 to $110,000$22,825|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Pennsylvania state board of nursing.