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  • College Basics Profile
    • Private, non-profit, co-educational college, not affiliated with any religion or creed
    • Founded: 1902 as The Christ Hospital School of Nursing; in 2006, the school became The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences
    • Located: Cincinnati, OH
    • Clinical Affiliate: The Christ Hospital Health Network and other regional healthcare providers
    • Academic programs: Associate of Applied Science in Nursing; Bachelor of Science in Nursing; RN-BSN Completion Program
  • Student Profile
    • Student Enrollment: 737
    • Total credit hours attempted: 7,515
    • % female: 90.5%
    • % full-time (12 or more credits): 28.9%
    • % three-quarter time (9-11 credits): 52.4%
    • % half-time (6-8 credits): 52.4%
    • % less than half-time (1-5 credits): 3.2%
    • % age 25 or above: 48%
  • Financial Aid (2014-15)
    • Total amount of financial aid awarded in 2014-15: $2,188,135
    • % of first-time-in-college students (in Fall 2014) who received any financial aid: 94%
    • % of first-time-in-college students (in Fall 2014) who received a federal grant: 50%
    • Average award of federal grant for first-time-in-college students: $3,701 for the year
  • Educational Value
    • Total number of degrees awarded (2008 – May, 2015): 1042
    • Year one Retention Rate: 83%
    • Graduation rate within 4 years (rolling three-year average): 79%
    • Projected job growth nationally for Registered Nurses (2012-2022): 19%
    • Local vacancy rate for Registered nurses in acute care: 4.3%
    • % of local nursing hires that went to new nursing graduates: more than 40% (compared to less than 30% in 2010-11)
    • Median salary of Registered Nurses in the Cincinnati area: $61,820