Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing: Narrative Description
BLESSING-RIEMAN COLLEGE OF NURSING I-4
Broadway at 11th St., POB 7005
Quincy, IL 62305-7005
Tel: (217)228-5520; 800-877-9140; Admissions: (217)228-5520; Fax: (217)223-6400; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site: http://www.brcn.edu/
Description: Independent, 4-year, specialized, coed. Awards bachelor's degrees. Founded 1985. Setting: 1-acre small town campus. Endowment: $7 million. Total enrollment: 178. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 12:1. 148 applied, 70% were admitted. 20% from top 10% of their high school class, 77% from top quarter, 100% from top half. Full-time: 153 students, 95% women, 5% men. Part-time: 25 students, 100% women. Students come from 8 states and territories, 35% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 3% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 27% 25 or older, 82% live on campus, 11% transferred in. Retention: 87% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Academic area with the most degrees conferred: health professions and related sciences. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, advanced placement, honors program, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.
Entrance Requirements: Options: Peterson's Universal Application, electronic application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, minimum 3.0 high school GPA, SAT I or ACT. Recommended: essay, interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.
Costs Per Year: Application fee: $0. Comprehensive fee: $18,200 includes full-time tuition ($12,400), mandatory fees ($350), and college room and board ($5450). Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load, location, and student level. Room and board charges vary according to location. Part-time tuition: $325 per credit. Part-time tuition varies according to course load, location, and student level.
Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: national fraternities, national sororities. Most popular organization: Student Nurses Organization. Major annual events: Teddy Bear Clinic, Health Fair, Convocation. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 26 college housing spaces available. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through sophomore year. Option: coed housing available. Blessing Health Professions Library plus 1 other with 4,275 books, 123 serials, 570 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $48,000. 21 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.
"Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing: Narrative Description." College Blue Book. . Encyclopedia.com. 22 Jan. 2019 <https://www.encyclopedia.com>.
"Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing: Narrative Description." College Blue Book. . Encyclopedia.com. (January 22, 2019). https://www.encyclopedia.com/education/news-and-education-magazines/blessing-rieman-college-nursing-narrative-description
"Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing: Narrative Description." College Blue Book. . Retrieved January 22, 2019 from Encyclopedia.com: https://www.encyclopedia.com/education/news-and-education-magazines/blessing-rieman-college-nursing-narrative-description
Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).
Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.
Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:
Modern Language Association
The Chicago Manual of Style
American Psychological Association
- Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
- In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.