West Suburban College of Nursing: Narrative Description
WEST SUBURBAN COLLEGE OF NURSING C-13
3 Erie Ct.
Oak Park, IL 60302
Tel: (708)763-6530; Admissions: (708)763-6530; Fax: (708)763-1531; Web Site: http://www.wscn.edu/
Description: Independent, upper-level, specialized, coed. Awards bachelor's degrees. Founded 1982. Setting: 10-acre suburban campus with easy access to Chicago. Total enrollment: 105. 40 applied, 35% were admitted. Full-time: 90 students, 98% women, 2% men. Part-time: 15 students, 93% women, 7% men. Students come from 8 states and territories, 8% from out-of-state, 0% Native American, 6% Hispanic, 17% black, 8% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 39% 25 or older, 50% live on campus, 24% transferred in. Academic area with the most degrees conferred: health professions and related sciences. Calendar: semesters. Advanced placement, accelerated degree program, independent study, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs.
Costs Per Year: Application fee: $0. Tuition: $17,745 full-time, $600 per semester hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $250 full-time, $125 per term part-time.
Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. Options: coed, men-only, women-only housing available. 20 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.