Wor-Wic Community College

Salisbury, MD 21804

Wor-Wic Community College is located in Salisbury, Maryland. This two-year institution was established back in 1975. It serves well over 10,000 students and offers them a large number of different academic programs to choose from. Wor-Wic offers students a great education that will help them to find careers that can enrich their lives. It has become a very popular schooling option in the community due to the low cost of tuition and the ability to transfer credits to the larger Salisbury University. Students can receive a great education at Wor-Wic that will help them to obtain their career goals. The school is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

The nursing program is fully approved by the Maryland State Board of Nursing. Wor-Wic's nursing programs hold pre-accreditation status with the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation. There are two different paths for nursing students at this school. The first path is the certificate program for those who wish to become licensed practical nurses (LPNs). The second path is the associate degree program for those who wish to go on to become registered nurses (RNs). Associate degree graduates will also be able to take advantage of the transfer partnerships to any University of Maryland nursing school in order to pursue a bachelor degree. 

Overview

Campus LocaleFringe Rural
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2-year
TypePublic
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate46%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 1 76
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 3 60
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 80.3%
  • NCLEX-PN: 99.4%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
01/01/1980 - Current

Admission

100%

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).

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$108/credit
In State Students$241/credit
Out of State Students$297/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 $4,860 $10,845 $13,365
ADN 70 $7,560 $16,870 $20,790
BSN 125 $13,500 $30,125 $37,125
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, 78% of Wor-Wic Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 60% $3,916
Other Federal Grant 11% $904
State Grant & Scholarships 17% $1,033
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 15% $2,035
Federal Student Loans 11% $2,702
Private Loans -- --

$8,322

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$8,126
$30,001 to $48,000$8,100
$48,001 to $75,000$9,993
$75,001 to $110,000$12,716
Over $110,000$12,959

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Student Population

3,109

Undergrads

0

Graduates

1,974

Women

1,135

Men

26%

Full-time

74%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
61%
Black/African American
25%
Hispanic
5%
Two or more races
4%
Asian
2%
Race/ethnicity unknown
2%
Non-resident alien
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Maryland state board of nursing.

Wor-Wic Community College
32000 Campus Drive
Salisbury, MD 21804
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