MedCentral College of Nursing: Narrative Description

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335 Glessner Ave.
Mansfield, OH 44903
Tel: (419)520-2600; 877-656-4360
Admissions: 877-656-4360
E-mail: [email protected]
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Independent, 4-year, coed. Awards bachelor's degrees. Founded 1996. Total enrollment: 365. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 15:1. 54% from top 10% of their high school class, 86% from top quarter, 100% from top half. 2 class presidents, 1 valedictorian, 4 student government officers. Full-time: 318 students, 91% women, 9% men. Part-time: 47 students, 96% women, 4% men. Students come from 2 states and territories, 0% from out-of-state, 0.3% Native American, 0% Hispanic, 1% black, 0.3% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 49% 25 or older, 18% live on campus. Core. Advanced placement, accelerated degree program, independent study, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs.

Entrance Requirements:

Options: Common Application, electronic application, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.8 high school GPA, SAT or ACT. Recommended: minimum 3.0 high school GPA. Required for some: essay, interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: 8/1. Notification: continuous until 8/15.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $40. Tuition: $9100 full-time, $260 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $150 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Part-time tuition varies according to course load. College room only: $4200.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Social organizations: 2 open to all; 50% of eligible men and 30% of eligible women are members. Major annual events: Opening Convocation, Annual Dinner Dance, Graduation. Student services: health clinic. College housing designed to accommodate 20 students; 35 undergraduates lived in college housing during 2003-04. Freshmen given priority for college housing. On-campus residence required through sophomore year. Option: coed housing available. Bromfield Library with an OPAC and a Web page. 40 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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