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Western Pennsylvania Hospital School Of Nursing

Overview of Western Pennsylvania Hospital School Of Nursing

Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing is located in Pittsburgh, PA (a large city). The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing is the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

The school has a tighter focus on specific areas of study than most colleges its size. Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing is known for its programs in nursing and emergency medicine.

Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing Selectivity

The school does not offer open admission. Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing admitted just 17% of applicants in 2007-2008.

Student Body

The school had 141 enrolled students in 2007-2008.

Student Life

Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing has a residential or campus feel. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing

Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing
4900 Friendship Ave
Pittsburgh , PA 15224
General Phone: (412) 578-5531
http://www.wphs.org/education

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Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine54registered nursing

Number of programs and degrees for Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years541

Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing Student Body

In 2007-2008, Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing had a total enrollment of 141 students (134 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 8%
Women 92%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 85%
Black 12%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 23%
20-21 16%
22-24 18%
25-29 17%
30-34 8%
35-39 6%
40-49 11%
50-64 2%

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

ResidencePercent
Pennsylvania100%

Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 58 %

Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing Room and Board (2007)

Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing offers campus housing for 50 of its 134 (full-time) students.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total1863217%1238%
Men23313%133%
Women1632918%1138%

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPArecommended
Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrecommended
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)recommended

Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 5,174
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,174
Room and board $ 2,200
Room charge $ 2,400
Books and supplies $ 910
Other expenses $ 3,400

Financial Aid:
Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 658300)

Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing Degree Programs (2007)

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

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Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing Highlights

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What Sets Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing Apart:

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% of accepted students who choose to enroll
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% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
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Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
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Dorm rooms per full-time student
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Top 8%Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing Dorm rooms per full-time student
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Top 12%Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(colleges not offering open-admission)
Top 15%Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Female % of student body
(colleges not offering open-admission)
Top 20%Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing Female % of student body

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