Sentara College of Health Sciences

Overview

At a Glance

School type

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

Faculty

64 Faculty Members | 7:1 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

We improve health every day by providing educational programs to meet the human resource need for competent health care personnel within Sentara Healthcare.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$2,344

Out of state

$2,344
Graduate

In state

$1,167

Out of state

$1,167

Financial aid resources

Paying for college

Learn about different ways to cover costs, incluing financial aid, GI Bills, grants and scholarships

Applying for financial Aid

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Nursing Practice
  • Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist
  • Surgical Technology/Technologist
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist
      • A program that prepares individuals to perform invasive, noninvasive, and peripheral examinations of the cardiovascular system at the request of physicians to aid in diagnoses and therapeutic treatments. Includes instruction in reviewing and recording patient histories and clinical data, patient care, investigative and examination procedures, diagnostic procedures, data analysis and documentation, physician consultation, equipment operation and monitoring, 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
    • 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
    • Nursing Practice
      • A practice-focused program that prepares registered nurses for increasingly complex evidence-based nursing practice, including translating research into practice, evaluating evidence, applying research in decision-making, and implementing viable clinical innovations to change practice. Includes instruction in healthcare delivery systems, health economics and finance, health policy, research methods, translating evidence into practice, concepts in population health, and nursing leadership. Examples: [Nursing Practice (DNP)] See other colleges that offer this major

Most Popular Graduate programs

  • Clinical Nurse Leader
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Graduate ProgramsX

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • Clinical Nurse Leader
      • A program that prepares registered nurses for careers as clinical nurse leaders in which they work as part of an interdisciplinary team that provides direct medical care for patients based on evidence-based practice and research. Includes instruction in pharmacology, pathophysiology, epidemiology, research in nursing methods, advanced health assessment, statistics, and clinical practice management. 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
$85
Graduate
$85
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
92%
Male Students
8%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian67.74%
  2. Asian9.09%
  3. Black8.5%
  4. Two Or More Ethnicities7.04%
  5. Hispanic/Latino4.4%
  6. Not Specified2.05%
  7. American Indian/Alaska Native0.59%
  8. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.59%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

479

Undergraduate students

430

Graduate students

49

Attendance breakdown

Full time
81%
Part time
19%

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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