Bon Secours Memorial School Of Nursing

Overview of Bon Secours Memorial School Of Nursing

Bon Secours is located in a rural site not far from an urban area, in Richmond, VA. The school is officially a Roman Catholic school. Bon Secours is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degree levels at the school top out at the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

Bon Secours tries to do a few things and do them well, and doesn't offer a huge range of majors. Students at the school often study nursing and emergency medicine.

Bon Secours Selectivity

The admissions department at Bon Secours does not accept all those who apply. In 2007-2008, 95% of applicants were rejected at the school.

Student Body

Bon Secours offers classes to 394 students (351 full-time equivalent). Forty-something year old students won't feel out of place at the school.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of Bon Secours Memorial School of Nursing is to provide a quality program of nursing education designed to prepare reflective, caring, entry level practitioners and to assist in establishing a foundation for life-long learning."

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Contacting Bon Secours

Bon Secours Memorial School of Nursing
8550 Magellan Pkwy #1100
Richmond , VA 23227-1149
General Phone: (804) 627-5300

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Bon Secours Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine136registered nursing

Number of programs and degrees for Bon Secours in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years1361

Bon Secours Student Body

In 2007-2008, Bon Secours had a total enrollment of 394 students (351 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Women 100%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 2%
20-21 11%
22-24 26%
25-29 22%
30-34 12%
35-39 9%
40-49 14%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Bon Secours Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 50 %

Bon Secours Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Bon Secours Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Bon Secours Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 6,397
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,397
Books and supplies $ 1,363

Financial Aid:
Bon Secours participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1004300)

Bon Secours Degree Programs (2007)

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

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Bon Secours Highlights

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What Sets Bon Secours Apart:

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Female % of student body
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% students 40 years or older
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