Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, not-for-profit, 2-year

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

West Penn Hospital's School of Nursing, founded in 1892, was the first nursing school in the nation to admit male students and one of the first to receive accreditation from the National League for Nursing.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$9,580

Out of state

$9,580
Graduate

In state

No information

Out of state

No information

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
92%
Did not receive aid
8%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 92.0% $2,334
State/local grants 62.0% $2,956
Institutional grants 23.0% $2,290
Loans 92.0% $6,779

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Academics

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Admissions

Undergraduate acceptance rate

Acceptance rate
65.52%
  • Apply 29
  • Accepted 19
  • Attend 19

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$50
Graduate
No information

Undergraduate application requirements

  • High school transcript

    Required
  • High school GPA

    Required
  • Recommendation letter

    Required
  • Admissions test
    (SAT or ACT)

    Recommended
  • 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
81%
Male Students
19%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian83.74%
  2. Black6.5%
  3. Two Or More Ethnicities4.88%
  4. Hispanic/Latino2.44%
  5. Asian1.63%
  6. Not Specified0.81%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

151

Undergraduate students

151

Attendance breakdown

Full time
4%
Part time
96%

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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