Galen College of Nursing-Louisville

1031 Zorn Avenue
Louisville, KY 40207
Top Ranked (2024): View Rankings

School Highlights

Galen College of Nursing-Louisville serves 2,986 students (59% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 19%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 2,986 students
  • Acceptance Rate: 73%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 18:1
  • Minority enrollment: 30%
  • 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
Galen College of Nursing-Louisville
(KY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
166 staff
232 staff
This chart display total faculty of Galen College of Nursing-Louisville and community college average number of faculty in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Number of Programs Offered
6
5

Student Body

The student population of Galen College of Nursing-Louisville has grown by 40% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The Galen College of Nursing-Louisville diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,986 students
2,652 students
This chart display the total enrollment of Galen College of Nursing-Louisville and community college average number of enrollment of KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
This chart display the student staff ratio of Galen College of Nursing-Louisville and community college average student staff ratio of KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Full-Time Students
1,755 students
1,151 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time students enrollment of Galen College of Nursing-Louisville and average number of community college Full-time students enrollment of KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Part-Time Students
1,231 students
1,501 students
This chart display the total number of Part-time students enrollment of Galen College of Nursing-Louisville and average number of community college Part-time students enrollment of KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Galen College of Nursing-Louisville.
This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of KY.
# Enrollment Undergraduate
287 students
266 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,755 students
1,151 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time undergraduate students enrollment of Galen College of Nursing-Louisville and average number of community college Full-time undergraduate  students enrollment of KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
39 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
1,093 students
1,652 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
138 students
167 students
This chart display graduation rate breakdown of Galen College of Nursing-Louisville
KY All Part Time Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
407 students
% Asian
3%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Galen College of Nursing-Louisville and the percentage of Asian community college students in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Hispanic
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Galen College of Nursing-Louisville and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Black
13%
8%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Galen College of Nursing-Louisville and the percentage of Black community college students in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% White
70%
81%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Galen College of Nursing-Louisville and the percentage of White community college students in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Two or more races
6%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Galen College of Nursing-Louisville and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Unknown races
2%
1%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Galen College of Nursing-Louisville.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score
0.48
0.33
This chart display the diversity score of Galen College of Nursing-Louisville and the community college average diversity score of KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
63%
29%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of Galen College of Nursing-Louisville and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of KY by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
0.97%
0.53%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$38,900
$29,400
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Galen College of Nursing-Louisville and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of KY by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
95%
98%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Galen College of Nursing-Louisville and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
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 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$7,000
$5,953
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Galen College of Nursing-Louisville and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
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: 2021 (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.

Recent Articles

New Law Brings Accountability to California Community Colleges
New Law Brings Accountability to California Community Colleges
We explore Senate Bill 1456, which would hold community colleges in the state to a higher standard. How would this translate to benefits for students?
Community Colleges React to President Obamas State of the Union
Community Colleges React to President Obamas State of the Union
President Obama’s call to community colleges in his recent State of the Union Address elicited reactions from community college officials across the country. We’ll report on what some said and how some colleges are already the “community career centers” upon which Obama has called.
A to Z of Community College Certificates and Courses
A to Z of Community College Certificates and Courses
From business and healthcare to technology and skilled trades, the article showcases the breadth of options available to students seeking to enhance their knowledge, develop new skills, or pursue career advancement.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 2,986 students
  • Acceptance Rate: 73%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 18:1
  • Minority enrollment: 30%
  • 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 $13,988 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Kentucky community colleges have a diversity score of 0.33, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Kentucky is American National University-Pikeville. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

Quick Links