Washington State Community College

Marietta, OH 45750
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Washington State Community College (WSCC) is located in Marietta, Ohio. WSCC was established in 1971 and it now serves more than 1600 students. It offers students smaller class sizes and a more intimate educational opportunity that can lead to greater success. Students at WSCC will be able to earn associate’s degrees or certificates in more than 50 different areas of study. The school also has several transfer opportunities to larger four-year universities. WSCC has been fully accredited through the Higher Learning Commission.

The WSCC nursing program is going to offer students the practical nursing path or the associate’s degree in nursing path. Admission to the nursing programs at this school is selective and is based on overall qualifications. The practical nursing program at WSCC has been approved by the Ohio State Board of Nursing. The associate’s degree in nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). Both programs are designed to give students the best possible educational experience so that they can go on to pass their respective NCLEX licensure exams.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleFringe Rural
Number of Students1,821
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate57%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 5 16
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 1 21
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 94.7%
  • NCLEX-RN: 96.5%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1979 - 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).

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$139/credit
In State Students$139/credit
Out of State Students$278/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 $6,255 $6,255 $12,510
ADN 70 $9,730 $9,730 $19,460
BSN 125 $17,375 $17,375 $34,750
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, 87% of Washington State 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 63% $4,607
Other Federal Grant 5% $240
State Grant & Scholarships 6% $354
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 19% $1,533
Federal Student Loans 49% $4,713
Private Loans -- --


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$7,872
$30,001 to $48,000$8,280
$48,001 to $75,000$9,918
$75,001 to $110,000$11,812
Over $110,000$11,812

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

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Ohio state board of nursing.
Washington State Community College
710 Colegate Dr
Marietta, OH 45750

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