Muhlenberg Harold B. & Dorothy A. Snyder Schools School Of Nursing

Overview of Muhlenberg Harold B. & Dorothy A. Snyder Schools School Of Nursing

The main campus of Muhlenberg is in Plainfield, NJ (a large suburb). The school is a private, not-for-profit school. Muhlenberg offers degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The school tends to concentrate its instruction in a few key disciplines. Muhlenberg students most commonly major in a field related to nursing and emergency medicine.

Muhlenberg Selectivity

The school does not accept everyone who applies. In 2007-2008, 54% of people who applied to Muhlenberg were accepted.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 415 enrolled students. Older students (40+ years old, e.g.) are welcome and common at Muhlenberg.

Student Life

Many students are part-timers. Muhlenberg makes available a lot of student housing.

The school reports its educational mission is:

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Contacting Muhlenberg

Muhlenberg Harold B. & Dorothy A. Snyder Schools-School of Nursing
Park Ave and Randolph Rd
Plainfield , NJ 07061
General Phone: (908) 668-2400

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Muhlenberg Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine75registered nursing

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years751

Muhlenberg Student Body

In 2007-2008, Muhlenberg had a total enrollment of 415 students (220 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 18%
Women 82%
Full-Time 29%
Part-Time 71%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 39%
Black 25%
Hispanic 13%
Asian 18%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 5%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 4%
20-21 12%
22-24 21%
25-29 20%
30-34 14%
35-39 8%
40-49 16%
50-64 4%

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

New Jersey100%

Muhlenberg Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 60 %
Part-Time 100 %

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

Item Percent
Graduating 23%

Muhlenberg Room and Board (2007)

Muhlenberg offers campus housing for 29 of its 220 (full-time) students.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Muhlenberg Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

GPAnot required
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencerequired
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)not required
Other Standardized Testsrequired

Muhlenberg Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 17,545
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 17,545
Room and board $ 5,000
Room charge $ 3,000
Books and supplies $ 947
Other expenses $ 8,516

Financial Aid:
Muhlenberg participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 642100)

Muhlenberg Degree Programs (2007)

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

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Muhlenberg Highlights

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What Sets Muhlenberg Apart:

% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
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% of freshmen enrolled part-time
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Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Top 6%Muhlenberg Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
Number of students
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 10%Muhlenberg Number of students
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%Muhlenberg % students 40 years or older
Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Muhlenberg Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 19%Muhlenberg Dorm rooms per full-time student
Female % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 20%Muhlenberg Female % of student body

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checked On-campus library
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