Phillips Beth Israel School of Nursing: Narrative Description

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310 East 22nd St., 9th Floor
New York, NY 10010-5702
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Description: Independent, 2-year, specialized, coed. Awards transfer associate and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1904. Setting: urban campus. Endowment: $1.2 million. Educational spending 2002-03: $5400 per student. Total enrollment: 133. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 6:1. 45 applied, 2% were admitted. 15% from top 10% of their high school class, 65% from top quarter, 100% from top half. 1 student government officer. Full-time: 27 students, 74% women, 26% men. part-time: 106 students, 85% women, 15% men. Students come from 8 states and territories, 5 other countries, 10% from out-of-state, 0% Native American, 9% Hispanic, 17% black, 23% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 6% international, 65% 25 or older, 47% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Advanced placement, part-time degree program. Off campus study at Pace University.

Entrance Requirements: Option: deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, minimum 2.5 high school GPA, 2 recommendations, interview, nursing exam. Recommended: SAT I. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: 4/1. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $35. Tuition: $10,865 full-time, $265 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $1945 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course level and student level. Part-time tuition varies according to student level.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 2 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Government Organization, National Student Nurses Association. Major annual events: Holiday Party, Senior Luncheon, Senior Gala. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices. College housing not available. Phillips Health Science Library with 600 serials and an OPAC. Operations spending 2002-03: $150,000. 15 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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