Galen College Of Nursing San Antonio

Overview of Galen College Of Nursing San Antonio

Galen is located in San Antonio, TX (a large city). The school is a private, for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by Galen is the Certificate.

Areas of Study

The school has a tighter focus on specific areas of study than most colleges its size. Galen is known for its programs in nursing and emergency medicine.

Galen Selectivity

The school does not offer open admission.

Student Body

Galen had 306 enrolled students in 2007-2008.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"To single-mindedly focus on providing a diverse student population of traditionally underserved but otherwise qualified individuals with pre-licensure nursing educational programs of unsurpassed quality and thus meet the needs of healthcare providers in communities across the United States."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Galen

Galen College of Nursing-San Antonio
4440 Piedras Drive South, Suite 200
San Antonio , TX 78228
General Phone: (210) 733-3056

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Galen Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine223licensed practical nurse

Number of programs and degrees for Galen in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years2231

Galen Student Body

In 2007-2008, Galen had a total enrollment of 306 students (439 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 8%
Women 92%
Full-Time 72%
Part-Time 28%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 38%
Black 11%
Hispanic 45%
Asian 2%
Unknown 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 2%
20-21 7%
22-24 18%
25-29 26%
30-34 21%
35-39 10%
40-49 11%
50-64 5%

Galen Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 67 %

Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)

Item Percent
Graduating 77%

Galen Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Galen Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsnot required
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 Testsrequired

Galen Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Galen participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3083701)

Galen Degree Programs (2007)

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

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What Sets Galen Apart:

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