Baton Rouge General Medical Center School Of Nursing

Overview of Baton Rouge General Medical Center School Of Nursing

Baton Rouge General is found in Baton Rouge, LA. Baton Rouge is a medium-sized city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Associate's degree at Baton Rouge General.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in nursing and emergency medicine.

Baton Rouge General Selectivity

Admission to Baton Rouge General is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in. Hats off to the 33% of those who apply who get accepted.

Student Body

Students numbered 68 in 2007-2008 at Baton Rouge General. A very high share of students at the school are female.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of the school of nursing is to prepare registered nurses for entry-level practice. The nursing program will prepare the graduate to practice nursing safely and effectively as a novice in a generalist setting. The graduate nurse accepts responsibility for continuing the process of personal and professional growth in the advancement from novice to expert. Faculty members expect the graduate to serve as a positive role model in the practice setting by promoting principles of heathful living and participating in the process of bring healing to the sick. The program provides graduates with a foundation to accept responsibility to develop and maintain their expertise in practice and accountability to the public."

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Contacting Baton Rouge General

Baton Rouge General Medical Center School of Nursing
3616 North Blvd
Baton Rouge , LA 70806
General Phone: (225) 387-7623

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Baton Rouge General Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine36registered nursing

Number of programs and degrees for Baton Rouge General in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years361

Baton Rouge General Student Body

In 2007-2008, Baton Rouge General had a total enrollment of 68 students (78 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 4%
Women 96%
Full-Time 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
22-24 15%
25-29 50%
30-34 28%
35-39 6%
40-49 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Baton Rouge General Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 95 %

Baton Rouge General Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Baton Rouge, Louisiana for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Louisiana Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Baton Rouge General Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

GPAnot required
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordnot required
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)not required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Baton Rouge General Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 8,550
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,550
Books and supplies $ 800

Financial Aid:
Baton Rouge General participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2335701)

Baton Rouge General Degree Programs (2007)

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

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Baton Rouge General Highlights

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What Sets Baton Rouge General Apart:

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% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
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Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
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Top 6%Baton Rouge General Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
Female % of student body
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Top 9%Baton Rouge General Female % of student body

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