Galen School Of Nursing Tampa Bay

Overview of Galen School Of Nursing Tampa Bay

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.

Areas of Study

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.

Galen Selectivity

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.

Student Body

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."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Galen

Galen School of Nursing-Tampa Bay
9549 Koger Blvd Ste 100
Saint Petersburg , FL 33702
General Phone: (727) 577-1497

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Galen Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine259registered nursing, licensed practical nurse

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree851
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years1741

Galen Student Body

In 2007-2008, Galen had a total enrollment of 330 students (525 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 14%
Women 86%
Full-Time 61%
Part-Time 39%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 53%
Black 27%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 3%
Unknown 10%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 3%
20-21 7%
22-24 13%
25-29 24%
30-34 19%
35-39 15%
40-49 16%
50-64 3%

Galen Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 81 %

Galen Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of St. Petersburg, Florida for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Florida 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 3083702)

Galen Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year5$61,95817$63,458
All faculty totalcalendar year5$61,95817$63,458

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Galen Degree Programs (2007)

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

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Galen Highlights

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What Sets Galen Apart:

% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
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Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Female % of student body
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Top 14%Galen Female % of student body
Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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% students 40 years or older
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Top 17%Galen % students 40 years or older

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