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Riverside School Of Health Careers

Overview of Riverside School Of Health Careers

Students attend Riverside School of Health Careers in Newport News, VA, a medium-sized city. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Riverside School of Health Careers degrees go up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in nursing and emergency medicine.

Riverside School of Health Careers Selectivity

Riverside School of Health Careers is selective and does not offer open admission. One sign of prestige is that the school only let in 31% of those who applied in 2007-2008.

Student Body

There are 286 students at Riverside School of Health Careers (as of 2007-2008).

The school reports its educational mission is:
"MISSION Why We Are Here - To educate students to become caring competent health care professionals who will improve the health and well-being of those they serve. VISION What We Aspire to Be - To be the educational center of choice renowned for academic and clinical excellence in a student-centered environment. VALUES What We Believe In - What We Stand For"

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Riverside School of Health Careers

Riverside School of Health Careers
316 Main St.
Newport News , VA 23601
General Phone: (757) 240-2200
http://www.riverside-online.com/rshc

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Riverside School of Health Careers Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine129registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Medical Support and Technology30radiographer

Number of programs and degrees for Riverside School of Health Careers in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years992
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years601

Riverside School of Health Careers Student Body

In 2007-2008, Riverside School of Health Careers had a total enrollment of 286 students (340 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 9%
Women 91%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 69%
Black 25%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 5%
20-21 12%
22-24 20%
25-29 23%
30-34 16%
35-39 10%
40-49 10%
50-64 3%

Riverside School of Health Careers Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 82 %

Riverside School of Health Careers Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Riverside School of Health Careers Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total361131%11100%
Men3133%1100%
Women331030%10100%

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPArequired
Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Recommendationsrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsrequired

Riverside School of Health Careers Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Riverside School of Health Careers participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2140000)

Riverside School of Health Careers Degree Programs (2007)

Medical Support And Technology
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer

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

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Riverside School of Health Careers Highlights

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What Sets Riverside School of Health Careers Apart:

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% of accepted students who choose to enroll
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Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%Riverside School of Health Careers Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%Riverside School of Health Careers % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
Number of students
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 15%Riverside School of Health Careers Number of students
Female % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 18%Riverside School of Health Careers Female % of student body
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 19%Riverside School of Health Careers Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs

Notable:
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked On-campus library

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