Galen College of Nursing-Louisville

1031 Zorn Avenue , Suite 400
Louisville, KY 40207
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School Highlights

Galen College of Nursing-Louisville serves 1,954 students (50% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the state community college average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 23%.

Top Placements

Galen College of Nursing-Louisville places among the top 20% of community colleges in Kentucky for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 73 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Galen College of Nursing-Louisville(KY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPublic
Total Faculty73 staff111 staff
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Number of Programs Offered55

Student Body

The student population of Galen College of Nursing-Louisville has grown by 122% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 8:1 over five years.
The Galen College of Nursing-Louisville diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has grown by 36% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,954 students2,921 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio27:125:1
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# Full-Time Students976 students1,066 students
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# Part-Time Students978 students1,855 students
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% Asian
2%
1%
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% Hispanic
5%
4%
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% Black
13%
9%
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% White
68%
77%
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% Two or more races
4%
3%
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% Non Resident races
4%
3%
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% Unknown races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.510.39
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College Completion Rate
63%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$38,900$29,400
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Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%97%
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Median Debt for Graduates$21,321$11,458
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$6,030
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Acceptance Rate73%69%
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Galen College of Nursing-Louisville is Mid-America College Of Funeral Service (3.6 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 122 students | 3.60 Mi3111 Hamburg Pke
    Jeffersonville IN  47130
    (812) 288-8878
    3.60122
  • 11,699 students | 3.70 Mi109 E Broadway
    Louisville KY  40202
    (502) 213-4000
    3.7011,699
  • Sullivan University
    Private, for profit
    3,318 students | 4.60 Mi3101 Bardstown Rd
    Louisville KY  40205
    (502) 456-6504
    4.603,318
  • ATA College
    Private for-profit
    352 students | 8.00 Mi10200 Linn Station Rd Ste 125
    Louisville KY  40223
    (502) 371-8330
    8.00352
  • 1,120 students | 8.20 Mi3605 Fern Valley Road
    Louisville KY  40219
    (502) 810-6000
    8.201,120
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