The main campus of Lawrence Memorial Hospital School of Nursing is in Medford, MA (a large suburb). The school is a Roman Catholic institution. Lawrence Memorial Hospital School of Nursing is a private, not-for-profit school. The school offers degrees up to the Associate's degree.
Lawrence Memorial Hospital School of Nursing tends to concentrate its instruction in a few key disciplines. The school students most commonly major in a field related to nursing and emergency medicine.
Lawrence Memorial Hospital School of Nursing does not accept everyone who applies. In 2007-2008, 12% of people who applied to the school were accepted. In 2007-2008, SAT verbal scores of half of students were 450 to 550. Three-fourths of students accepted in 2007-2008 had SAT math scores of 490 or more.
The school's faculty/student ratio compares favorably with most colleges. Salaries for full-time faculty at Lawrence Memorial Hospital School of Nursing are higher than most, allowing the school to afford quality teaching.
In 2007-2008, the school had 338 enrolled students. Older students (40+ years old, e.g.) are welcome and common at Lawrence Memorial Hospital School of Nursing.
Many students are part-timers. Lawrence Memorial Hospital School of Nursing makes available a lot of student housing.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"THE ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE IN NURSING DEGREE PROGRAM PROVIDES THE FOUNDATION COURSES FOR INDIVIDUALS TO PURSUE AN ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE IN NURSING. IT PREPARES A BEGINNING GENERALIST PRACTITIONER WHO WILL ASSUME THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF A PROFESSIONAL NURSE WITH COMMENSURATE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ATTITUDES IN A STRUCTURED ENVIRONMENT IN A VARIETY OF PRIMARY, SECONDARY AND TERTIARY SETTINGS.THE GRADUATE IS PREPARED AS A PROVIDER OF CARE, TEACHER, LEADER AND MANAGER FOR CLIENTS WHO HAVE COMMON, WELL- DEFINED HEALTH PROBLEMS. AS AN ADVOCATE, THE GRADUATE COLLABORATES WITH OTHER MEMBERS OF THE HEALTH CARE TEAM IN DESIGNING COMPREHENSIVE CARE FOR THE CLIENT AND FAMILY UTILIZING ESTABLISHED RESEARCH AND VALUING ITS INFLUENCE ON PRACTICE."
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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