Jewish Hospital College of Nursing and Allied Health: Narrative Description

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306 South Kingshighway Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63110-1091
Tel: (314)454-7055; Admissions: (314)454-7538; Fax: (314)454-5239; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site:

Description: Independent, comprehensive, coed. Awards associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees and post-master's certificates. Founded 1902. Setting: urban campus. Endowment: $4.2 million. Total enrollment: 781. Faculty: 43 (33 full-time, 10 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 10:1. 310 applied, 91% were admitted. 39% from top 10% of their high school class, 90% from top quarter, 100% from top half. Full-time: 200 students, 88% women, 12% men. Part-time: 486 students, 90% women, 10% men. Students come from 7 states and territories, 14% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 9% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 68% 25 or older, 1% live on campus, 16% transferred in. Retention: 72% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Academic area with the most degrees conferred: health professions and related sciences. Core. Calendar: semesters. Services for LD students, advanced placement, independent study, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at Washington University in St. Louis.

Entrance Requirements: Option: Common Application. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.0 high school GPA, 2 recommendations, SAT I or ACT. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $25. Tuition: $8808 full-time. Mandatory fees: $300 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. College room only: $2550.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Most popular organization: Student Nurses Association. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. No special consideration for freshman housing applicants. Option: coed housing available. George and Juanita Way Library plus 4 others with 3,765 books, 232 serials, 400 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $147,000. 21 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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