Ellis School of Nursing

Tel: (518)243-4471
132 students
Private not-for-profit

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The Ellis Hospital School of Nursing prepares men and women for licensure as a registered professional nurse. The program is registered by the New York State Education Department jointly with Schenectady County Community College. This hospital-based school awards an associate in science degree in nursing conferred by the Ellis Hospital Board of Trustees.
School Highlights:
Ellis School of Nursing serves 132 students (34% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Ellis School of Nursing is one of 2 community colleges within Schenectady County, NY.
The nearest community college is Schenectady County Community College (1.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Ellis School of Nursing Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 132 teachers has grown by 28% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of -:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has declined by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment
132 students
1,303 students
Ellis School of Nursing Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
45 students
834 students
Ellis School of Nursing Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 87 students
1,040 students
Ellis School of Nursing Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Ellis School of Nursing sch enrollment Ellis School of Nursing sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Ellis School of Nursing Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
4%
7%
Ellis School of Nursing Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
4%
11%
Ellis School of Nursing Black (2006-2012)
% White
90%
66%
Ellis School of Nursing White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Ellis School of Nursing sch ethnicity Ellis School of Nursing 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. 0.19 0.44
Ellis School of Nursing Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $8,301 is more than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,301 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $8,301 $5,890
Ellis School of Nursing In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,301 $10,050
Ellis School of Nursing Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 31%
78%
Ellis School of Nursing Percent Admitted (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Ellis Hospital opened its doors on Christmas Day, 1885. Then called the Schenectady Free Dispensary, it had five beds and was housed in a two-story building at 408 Union Street. The hospital moved to its present location in 1906. Today the twelve-acre hospital campus, housing many medical specialties, has 269 acute care beds and 82 nursing home beds. The curriculum consists of 42 credits in nursing and 30 college credits spanning four semesters and one summer session. The primary focus of instruction is the care of the hospitalized patient with an emphasis on clinical practice. To address the increased health care provided in community-based settings, the Ellis Hospital School of Nursing curriculum has expanded learning experiences in public health, primary care and community services. The faculty of the Ellis Hospital School of Nursing believes education is a dynamic process wherein students acquire knowledge, attitudes and skills that enable them to better understand self, fellow human beings and responsibility to society. Learning is dependent upon the students' ability, readiness to learn and active participation in the process. The Ellis Hospital School of Nursing offers an evening/weekend alternative for completion of the associate degree curriculum. The prerequisites for admission to the evening/weekend program are the same as for the traditional day program with the addition of Anatomy and Physiology I, Anatomy and Physiology II, and Microbiology. The evening/weekend program will take approximately 20 more weeks to complete than the traditional day program.

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