Long Island College Hospital School of Nursing: Narrative Description

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397 Hicks St.
Brooklyn, NY 11201-5940
Tel: (718)780-1953; Admissions: (718)780-1898; Fax: (718)780-1936

Description: Independent, 2-year, specialized, coed. Awards transfer associate and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1883. Setting: urban campus. Total enrollment: 123. 65 applied, 38% were admitted. 80% from top quarter of their high school class, 100% from top half. Full-time: 33 students, 82% women, 18% men. Part-time: 90 students, 92% women, 8% men. Students come from 2 states and territories, 1% from out-of-state, 0% Native American, 8% Hispanic, 57% black, 4% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 81% 25 or older, 38% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Advanced placement, independent study, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements: Required: essay, high school transcript, 2 recommendations, interview, nursing exam. Recommended: minimum 2.0 high school GPA. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: 4/30. Notification: continuous.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Social organizations: 1 open to all. Most popular organization: Student Government Association. Major annual events: Open House, Atlantic Antic Street Fair, Awards and Recognition Ceremony. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. E. King Morgan M.D. Health Sciences Library plus 1 other with 16,000 books and 400 serials. 14 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.