Belanger School of Nursing

Tel: (518)243-4471
125 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:
Belanger School of Nursing serves 125 students (31% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the community college average of 26:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Belanger School of Nursing is one of 2 community colleges within Schenectady County County, NY.
The nearest community college is Schenectady County Community College (1.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 27% over five years.
Belanger School of Nursing Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
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
Total Faculty 16 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 125 teachers has grown by 21% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment
125 students
1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
26:1
# Full-Time Students
39 students
816 students
# Part-Time Students 86 students
1,024 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
% Asian
6%
2%
% Hispanic
7%
7%
% Black
12%
12%
% White
73%
57%
% Two or more races
1%
2%
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 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $8,832 is more than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,832 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $8,832 $5,940
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,832 $10,047
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
89%
Percent Admitted 29%
78%
Source: 2013 (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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