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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

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