Galen can be found in Saint Petersburg, FL (a medium-sized city). The school is a private, for-profit institution. The Associate's degree is the highest degree at Galen.
The school has a tighter focus on specific areas of study than most colleges its size. The most common majors at Galen are in nursing and emergency medicine.
The school does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted.
Classes at Galen are less crowded than at many schools.
In 2007-2008, 330 students were enrolled in the school. Older adults are in evidence at Galen, often seeking career changing education.
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."
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