Galen College of Nursing-Louisville

1031 Zorn Avenue , Suite 400, Louisville
KY, 40207
Tel: (502)410-6200
785 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights:
Galen College of Nursing-Louisville serves 785 students (66% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 13%.
Galen College of Nursing-Louisville is one of 9 community colleges within Jefferson County, KY.
The nearest community college is Mid-America College Of Funeral Service (3.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Galen College of Nursing-Louisville Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 785 teachers has grown by 441% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has increased from 2:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment
785 students
1,275 students
# Full-Time Students
517 students
829 students
Galen College of Nursing-Louisville Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 268 students
1,020 students
Galen College of Nursing-Louisville Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Galen College of Nursing-Louisville sch enrollment Galen College of Nursing-Louisville sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan 1% 1%
% Asian 1%
2%
Galen College of Nursing-Louisville Asian (2007-2012)
% Hawaiian - 1%
% Hispanic 1%
7%
Galen College of Nursing-Louisville Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black 10%
12%
Galen College of Nursing-Louisville Black (2006-2012)
% White 83%
66%
Galen College of Nursing-Louisville White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races 3%
2%
Galen College of Nursing-Louisville More (2011-2012)
Galen College of Nursing-Louisville sch ethnicity Galen College of Nursing-Louisville sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.30 0.45
Galen College of Nursing-Louisville Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of - is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of - is less than the state average of $10,075. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Percent Admitted 73%
78%
Galen College of Nursing-Louisville Percent Admitted (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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