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West Suburban College Of Nursing

Overview of West Suburban College Of Nursing

West Suburban College of Nursing is located in Oak Park, IL (a large city). The school is a Roman Catholic school. West Suburban College of Nursing is a private, not-for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by the school is the Master's degree.

Areas of Study

West Suburban College of Nursing has a tighter focus on specific areas of study than most colleges its size. The school is known for its programs in nursing and emergency medicine.

West Suburban College of Nursing Selectivity

West Suburban College of Nursing does not offer open admission.

Faculty

The school maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges.

Student Body

West Suburban College of Nursing had 213 enrolled students in 2007-2008. The school has a large minority student population. A very high share of students at West Suburban College of Nursing are female.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting West Suburban College of Nursing

West Suburban College of Nursing
3 Erie Ct
Oak Park , IL 60302-2519
General Phone: (708) 763-6530
http://www.wscn.edu

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West Suburban College of Nursing Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine89registered nursing

Number of programs and degrees for West Suburban College of Nursing in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Bachelor's degree891
Master's degree01

West Suburban College of Nursing Student Body

In 2007-2008, West Suburban College of Nursing had a total enrollment of 213 students (221 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 94%
Graduate 6%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 34%
Black 16%
Hispanic 12%
Asian 30%
Unknown 8%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 1%
22-24 32%
25-29 33%
30-34 15%
35-39 4%
40-49 10%
50-64 3%

West Suburban College of Nursing Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

West Suburban College of Nursing Admissions and Selectivity

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
Years of College Work Before Admittancerecommended

West Suburban College of Nursing Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
Board (meal plan) charge $ 610

Financial Aid:
West Suburban College of Nursing participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2214100)

West Suburban College of Nursing Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track117

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year0*2*
All faculty totalcalendar year0*2*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professoracademic year0*1*
Assistant professoracademic year1*7$65,726
Instructoracademic year0*7$46,943
All faculty totalacademic year1*15$57,086

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

West Suburban College of Nursing Degree Programs (2007)

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

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West Suburban College of Nursing Highlights

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What Sets West Suburban College of Nursing Apart:

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% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
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Faculty/student ratio (full-time)
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Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Top 8%West Suburban College of Nursing Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 14%West Suburban College of Nursing Salaries of full-time faculty
Minority % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 15%West Suburban College of Nursing Minority % of student body
Female % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 20%West Suburban College of Nursing Female % of student body

Notable:
checked Roman Catholic affiliation
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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