Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing
Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing is one of the twenty-six private, not-for-profit 2-year colleges in Pennsylvania. The campus is located in an urban area, in Pittsburgh.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 107 students attend the school. 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 the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing's in-state tuition for the 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|
|Number of Students107|
|Student to Faculty Ratio9:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
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
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.