Washington, PA is home to Washington Hospital School of Nursing. Washington is a large suburb. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at Washington Hospital School of Nursing go up to the Associate's degree.
The school has a tighter focus on specific areas of study than most colleges its size. Students commonly pursue studies in nursing and emergency medicine.
Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants. Three quarters of students in 2007-2008 had SAT verbal scores of at least 385. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 350 and 520.
The school has 170 enrolled students (as of 2007-2008).
The school reports its educational mission is:
"The Washington Hospital School of Nursing offers a diploma program in professional nursing. The School assures the quality of its program by maintaining qualified faculty, providing support services which meet the needs of the student population, providing resources and facilities which are adequate for operation of the school, and offering a curriculum which enables its graduates to develop the competencies necessary for the practice of professional nursing."
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