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Mercy Hospital School Of Nursing

Overview of Mercy Hospital School Of Nursing

Mercy Hospital School of Nursing is found in Pittsburgh, PA. Pittsburgh is a large city. Applicants to the school are attracted by its Roman Catholic identity. Mercy Hospital School of Nursing is a private, not-for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Associate's degree at the school.

Areas of Study

Mercy Hospital School of Nursing is known for its programs in nursing and emergency medicine.

Mercy Hospital School of Nursing Selectivity

Admission to the school is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in. Hats off to the 29% of those who apply who get accepted. Three quarters of students in 2007-2008 had SAT verbal scores of at least 420. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 420 and 580.

Student Body

Students numbered 93 in 2007-2008 at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Mercy Hospital School of Nursing

Mercy Hospital School of Nursing
1401 Blvd of the Allies
Pittsburgh , PA 15219-5166
General Phone: (412) 232-7950
http://www.pmhs.org/schoolofnursing

Mercy Hospital School of Nursing Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine46registered nursing

Number of programs and degrees for Mercy Hospital School of Nursing in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years461

Mercy Hospital School of Nursing Student Body

In 2007-2008, Mercy Hospital School of Nursing had a total enrollment of 93 students (38 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 20%
Women 80%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 34%
20-21 15%
22-24 22%
25-29 11%
30-34 5%
35-39 4%
40-49 1%
50-64 2%

Mercy Hospital School of Nursing Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 74 %

Mercy Hospital School of Nursing Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Mercy Hospital School of Nursing Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total2065929%59100%
Men411229%12100%
Women1654728%47100%

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal420560
SAT Math420580
ACT Verbal1825
ACT Math1726
ACT Composite1825

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPArequired
Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrecommended
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT49%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT14%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)not required
Other Standardized Testsrequired

Mercy Hospital School of Nursing Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 8,355
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 8,355
Books and supplies $ 1,408

Financial Aid:
Mercy Hospital School of Nursing participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 489900)

Mercy Hospital School of Nursing Degree Programs (2007)

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

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Mercy Hospital School of Nursing Highlights

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What Sets Mercy Hospital School of Nursing Apart:

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% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. all colleges)
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Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%Mercy Hospital School of Nursing Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
Female % of student body
(colleges not offering open-admission)
Top 15%Mercy Hospital School of Nursing Female % of student body
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 19%Mercy Hospital School of Nursing Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs

Notable:
checked Roman Catholic affiliation
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked On-campus day care
checked On-campus library

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