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Mercy Hospital School Of Practical Nursing

Overview of Mercy Hospital School Of Practical Nursing

Mercy Hospital School of Practical Nursing is in a large city, in Miami, FL. The school has a Roman Catholic religious affiliation. Mercy Hospital School of Practical Nursing is classified as a private, not-for-profit college. Students at the school earn degrees up to the Certificate.

Areas of Study

The most common major fields study at Mercy Hospital School of Practical Nursing include nursing and emergency medicine.

Mercy Hospital School of Practical Nursing Selectivity

The school does not admit all applicants.

Student Body

Mercy Hospital School of Practical Nursing, in 2007-2008, had 88 students (117 full-time equivalent). A larger than average share of the students at the school are minorities. Adults changing careers are relatively common at Mercy Hospital School of Practical Nursing.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"In witness of Jesus'healing mission, Mercy Hospital strives to improve the well being of those served through a health care delivery system designed to promote wellness and cure illness. As a ministry of the Roman Catholic Church and a member of Catholic Health East, we are committed to being a transforming, healing presence within our community. Adopting the spirit of the Sisters of St. Joseph in working to acheieve unity of neighbor with neighbor and neighbor with God we attest to the value of human life in all its cycles. This is done through respect for the unborn and recognition of the transcendent meaning of suffering and death by combining professional excellence with compassionate concern for the whole person. We seek to understand and respond to the needs of our community through collaboration with others that share a common mission and vision. With attention to fiscal responsibility, quality services are made available and accessible to those who need them."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Mercy Hospital School of Practical Nursing

Mercy Hospital School of Practical Nursing
3663 S Miami Ave
Miami , FL 33133
http://www.mercymiami.org/Nursing/index.asp

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

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine84licensed practical nurse

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

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years841

Mercy Hospital School of Practical Nursing Student Body

In 2007-2008, Mercy Hospital School of Practical Nursing had a total enrollment of 88 students (117 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 75%
Women 25%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 8%
Black 18%
Hispanic 60%
Asian 11%
Unknown 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 5%
20-21 6%
22-24 35%
25-29 19%
30-34 7%
35-39 10%
40-49 10%
50-64 8%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

ResidencePercent
Florida100%

Mercy Hospital School of Practical Nursing Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 92 %

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

Item Percent
Graduating 20%
Transfer Out 80%

Mercy Hospital School of Practical Nursing Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Miami, 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.

Mercy Hospital School of Practical Nursing Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total10440%4100%
Men5360%3100%
Women5120%1100%

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPArequired
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Recommendationsrequired
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

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

Financial Aid:
Mercy Hospital School of Practical Nursing participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3099600)

Mercy Hospital School of Practical Nursing Degree Programs (2007)

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

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Mercy Hospital School of Practical Nursing Highlights

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What Sets Mercy Hospital School of Practical Nursing Apart:

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Minority % of student body
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Top 12%Mercy Hospital School of Practical Nursing Minority % of student body
% students 40 years or older
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Top 19%Mercy Hospital School of Practical Nursing % students 40 years or older

Notable:
checked Roman Catholic affiliation
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked On-campus library

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