Riverside College of Health Careers

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Faculty

45 Faculty Members | 8:01 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

To enhance the well-being and improve the health of the communities of Southeastern Virginia and beyond by providing high-quality, undergraduate education in nursing and allied health and preparing competent and caring professionals for careers within Riverside Health System and the region.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$12,920

Out of state

$12,920
Graduate

In state

No information

Out of state

No information

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
60%
Did not receive aid
40%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 20.0% $5,815
State/local grants 0.0% $0
Institutional grants 20.0% $2,000
Loans 20.0% $5,815

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
  • Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Surgical Technology/Technologist
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • Physical Therapy Assistant
      • A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of a physical therapist, to implement physical therapy treatment care plans, train patients, conduct treatment interventions, use equipment, and observe and record patient progress. Includes instruction in applied anatomy and physiology, behavioral sciences, biomechanics, clinical documentation, clinical pathology, communication, exercise physiology, kinesiology, neuroscience, and professional standards and ethics. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Surgical Technology/Technologist
      • A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians and surgical nurses, to maintain, monitor, and enforce the sterile field and adherence to aseptic technique by preoperative, surgical team, and postoperative personnel. Includes instruction in instrument and equipment sterilization and handling, surgical supplies management, wound exposure and closure, surgical computer and robot operation and monitoring, maintenance of hemostasis, and patient and team scrubbing. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
      • A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to provide medical imaging services to patients and attending health care professionals. Includes instruction in applied anatomy and physiology, patient positioning, radiographic technique, radiation biology, safety and emergency procedures, equipment operation and maintenance, quality assurance, patient education, and medical imaging/radiologic services management. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      • A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance. Examples: [Nursing (ASN)], [Nursing (BSN, BScN)], [Nursing (MSN, MScN, MN)], [Registered Nurse (RN)] See other colleges that offer this major

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$100
Graduate
No information

Undergraduate application requirements

  • High school transcript

    Required
  • High school GPA

    Required
  • Recommendation letter

    Not applicable
  • Admissions test
    (SAT or ACT)

    Not applicable
  • TOEFL
    (international students)

    Required
  • Completion of college
    prep program

    Not applicable
  • Demonstration of
    competencies

    Not applicable
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
89%
Male Students
11%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian67.0%
  2. Black15.18%
  3. Two Or More Ethnicities7.26%
  4. Asian4.62%
  5. Hispanic/Latino4.62%
  6. Not Specified0.66%
  7. American Indian/Alaska Native0.33%
  8. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.33%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

371

Undergraduate students

371

Attendance breakdown

Full time
93%
Part time
7%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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