Mercy Hospital School of Nursing

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$14,190

2.94% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$23,144

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

1.87%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

85.7%

28 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

154

79.9% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

39.1%

9 Graduates

About

Mercy Hospital School of Nursing is a higher education institution located in Allegheny County, PA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing were .

In 2017, 18 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing. 72.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 27.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (17 degrees), 17 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing is $14,190, which is $2,453 more than the national average for ($11,738).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing is $14,190, which is $2,453 more than the national average for ($11,738).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,144.

In 2017, 35% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 73% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$14,190

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing was $14,190. The cost of tuition at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing is $2,453 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for ($11,738).

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Average Net Price

$23,144

2017 Value

16%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Mercy Hospital School of Nursing had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,144. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Mercy Hospital School of Nursing grew by 16%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,600

Room and Board

$2,050

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing was of $7,600 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,050. The cost of room and board increased by 13.1% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

35%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

73%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

35% of undergraduate students at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 6.06% with respect to 2016, when 33% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

1.87%

2016 Default Rate

2

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing was 1.87%, which represents 2 out of the 107 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Mercy Hospital School of Nursing received 28 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 75% annual growth. Out of those 28 applicants, 24 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 85.7% acceptance rate.

There were 154 students enrolled at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Mercy Hospital School of Nursing has an overall enrollment yield of 58.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

85.7%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

24

Accepted Out of 28

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Mercy Hospital School of Nursing was 85.7% (24 admissions from 28 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 93.8%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 75%, while admissions grew by 60%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

0

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Mercy Hospital School of Nursing has a total enrollment of 154 students. The full-time enrollment at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing is 123 students and the part-time enrollment is 31. This means that 79.9% of students enrolled at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing, both undergraduate and graduate, is 70.8% White, 17.5% Two or More Races, 9.09% Black or African American, 1.95% Asian, 0.649% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (74%), followed by White Male (12.2%) and Black or African American Female (7.32%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

79.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing, both undergraduate and graduate, is 154 students. The full-time enrollment at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing is 123 and the part-time enrollment is 31. This means that 79.9% of students enrolled at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing are enrolled full-time compared with 74.1% at similar .

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Retention Rate over Time

92%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing was 92%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (77%), Mercy Hospital School of Nursing had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    109

  2. Two or More Races

    27

  3. Black or African American

    14

The enrolled student population at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing is 70.8% White, 17.5% Two or More Races, 9.09% Black or African American, 1.95% Asian, 0.649% Hispanic or Latino, 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all is 41.5% White, 26.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 19.2% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 8 more women than men received degrees from Mercy Hospital School of Nursing. The majority of degree recipients at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing are white (17 degrees awarded). There were 17 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (18 degrees awarded).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing are Registered nurses (1,293,105 people), Medical & health services managers (134,634 people), Pharmacists (128,892 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (120,345 people), and Physicians (99,786 people).

The most specialized majors at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing are Health (18 degrees awarded).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing are Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing are Health (18 degrees awarded).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,404,787 people), Elementary & secondary schools (203,475 people), Outpatient care centers (190,696 people), Offices of physicians (183,832 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (124,020 people).

The most specialized majors at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing are Health (18 degrees awarded).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Mercy Hospital School of Nursing.

Most Common

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    N/A degrees awarded

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 5

  2. 13

In 2017, 5 degrees were awarded to men at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing, which is 0.385 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (13).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 5 degrees were awarded to men at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing in Registered Nursing, which is 0.385 times less than the 13 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 13 degrees were awarded to women at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing in Registered Nursing, which is 2.6 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

40%

100% Completion Time

40%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 40% of students graduating from Mercy Hospital School of Nursing completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 40% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 40% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (52.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing is Female and White (52.9% graduation rate). Across all , Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    17 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    0 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing is white (17 degrees awarded). There were 17 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    12 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    5 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    1 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing is white female (12 degrees awarded). There were 2.4 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (5 degrees).

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Operations

Mercy Hospital School of Nursing has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (N/A%), compared to the 0.0457% average return ($6.76k on $14.8M) across all .

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Finances

Endowment

$N/A

2017 Endowment

0%

growth from 2016

Mercy Hospital School of Nursing has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Mercy Hospital School of Nursing stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $N/A approximately the same as than the median endowment of according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting) Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $0 - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Mercy Hospital School of Nursing received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$752k

2017 Salaries

20%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Mercy Hospital School of Nursing paid a median of $752k in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 20% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 33.1% decline from 2015 and a 4.83% decline from 2014.

The median for similar is 574k (13.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$N/A

Instructional Salaries

0

Number of Employees

In N/A, Mercy Hospital School of Nursing paid a total of $N/A to 0 employees working as instructors, which represents N/A% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $296k (51.6%) for similar Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting).

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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Most Common Instructor

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Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

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This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Mercy Hospital School of Nursing.

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