1031 Zorn Avenue , Suite 400
Louisville, KY 40207
Top Ranked (2022-23): View Rankings

School Highlights

Galen College of Nursing-Louisville serves 2,126 students (50% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 22%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 2,126 students
  • Acceptance Rate: 73%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 29%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Galen College of Nursing-Louisville ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kentucky for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 166 teachers has grown by 53% over five years.
Galen College of Nursing-Louisville
(KY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
166 staff
228 staff
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Number of Programs Offered
6
5

Student Body

The student population of Galen College of Nursing-Louisville has grown by 141% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The Galen College of Nursing-Louisville diversity score of 0.47 is more than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,126 students
3,458 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,067 students
1,264 students
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# Part-Time Students
1,059 students
2,194 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
105 students
254 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,067 students
1,264 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
50 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
1,041 students
2,194 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
18 students
166 students
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KY All Part Time Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
407 students
% Asian
2%
1%
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% Hispanic
6%
5%
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% Black
14%
9%
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% White
71%
78%
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% Two or more races
5%
3%
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% Unknown races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.47
0.38
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
63%
29%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
0.97%
0.39%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$38,900
$29,400
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
94%
98%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$23,003
$11,279
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Galen College of Nursing-Louisville and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in KY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$7,000
$5,953
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Acceptance Rate
73%
69%
This chart display the percent admitted of Galen College of Nursing-Louisville and the community college average percent admitted of KY by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the acceptance rate of Galen College of Nursing-Louisville?

The acceptance rate of Galen College of Nursing-Louisville is 73%, which is higher than the state average of 69%.

What is Galen College of Nursing-Louisville's ranking?

Galen College of Nursing-Louisville ranks among the top 20% of community college in Kentucky for: Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation) and Highest completion rates.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 2,126 students
  • Acceptance Rate: 73%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 29%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Did You Know?

For Kentucky public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,629 per year for in-state students and $12,449 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,418 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Kentucky community colleges have a diversity score of 0.38, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Kentucky is Ross College-Hopkinsville. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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