Trinity College of Nursing and Health Sciences: Narrative Description

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2122-25th Ave.
Rock Island, IL 91201
Tel: (309)779-7700; Admissions: (309)779-7812; Fax: (309)779-7796; Web Site:

Description: Independent, 4-year, coed. Administratively affiliated with Trinity Medical Center. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees (general education requirements are taken off campus, usually at Black Hawk College, Eastern Iowa Community College District and Western Illinois University). Founded 1994. Setting: 2-acre urban campus. Endowment: $1 million. Educational spending 2002-03: $4000 per student. Total enrollment: 165. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 10:1. 115 applied, 43% were admitted. 10% from top 10% of their high school class, 30% from top quarter, 50% from top half. Full-time: 109 students, 77% women, 23% men. Part-time: 56 students, 82% women, 18% men. Students come from 2 states and territories, 28% from out-of-state, 0% Native American, 4% Hispanic, 1% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 50% 25 or older, 30% transferred in. Academic area with the most degrees conferred: health professions and related sciences. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, honors program, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs. Off campus study at Black Hawk College, Western Illinois University.

Entrance Requirements: Option: Common Application. Required: high school transcript, minimum 2.75 high school GPA, minimum ACT score of 21, SAT I or ACT. Entrance: most difficult. Application deadline: 6/1. Preference given to students from colleges with whom Trinity College of Nursing has an articulation agreement.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $50. Tuition: $8780 full-time. Mandatory fees: $320 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to degree level.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Social organizations: 1 open to all. Most popular organizations: Student Nurses Association, student government, BSN Honor Society, Phi Theta Kappa, Alpha Beta Gamma Radiology Honor Society. Major annual events: Career Day, Quad City Visiting Artists, Alumni Weekend. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, controlled dormitory access. College housing not available. Trinity Medical Center Library with a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $30,000.

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