Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences is creating the future leaders in the health care industry. They have programs in Bachelor's and Associate's degrees; and many certificate programs such as EMT, Cardiac Electrophysiology, and Nuclear Medicine. They are dedicated to excellence offering several highly technical health care programs.
Generally, all applicants need to have graduated from an accredited high school or possess a GED. Students must also have satisfactory scores on one of the two common college entrance exams; the ACT or the SAT. Specific requirements for individual degree and certificate programs vary and can be researched by going to http://www.pacollege.edu/academics/programs/.
Online programs are also available including PCHS's Bachelor's degree in Health Administration, RN to BSN, and Bachelor of Health Science. Costs vary widely between the different programs and financial aid counselors will help you determine the best way to pay for your education.
PCHS opened a simulation lab in 2006 where students learn to work on simulated patients. Local businesses also utilize the OneGroup center to teach their employees computer skills and other office competences.
PCHS, also known as PA College, is a small private school with an enrollment of about 700. They are located in the historic town of Lancaster, Pennsylvania where tourism and healthcare are some of the primary industries. Lancaster County is situated in Pennsylvania Dutch country, one of the main Amish settlements.
Below is a list of areas of study that may be available for students. Any linked program will direct you to the respective program's profile page which provides general educational requirements and possible career paths.
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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Health and Clinical Professions
*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The overall cost students will pay at this school is approximately - after scholarships, grants and other forms of aid are taken into consideration. To calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance visit the net price calculator. There may be an application fee required, please check with this school for more information. Financial aid information may be obtained by contacting the financial aid office at (717) 544-5901. Any tuition and financial aid figures listed provide an outline of costs at this school, however they may not accurately represent current costs, fees, or tuition. Please check with this school for more information.
Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.
Tuition & Fees Information
- The estimated tuition range is around $23,000-$28,000 per year
- For part-time students, charges are between $510-$610 per unit
- Required fees for full-time students: $1,300
- Per unit charges are around $830 for part time students
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||86%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||55%||$4,677|
|Receiving Student Loans||83%||$8,692|
Other Healthcare or Nursing Schools
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences.
- Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences in Reading, PA (28 miles away)
- Schuylkill Health School of Nursing in Pottsville, PA (45 miles away)
- Roxborough Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in Philadelphia, PA (58 miles away)
- Cooper Health System Center for Allied Health Education in Camden, NJ (63 miles away)
- Northeastern Hospital School of Nursing in Philadelphia, PA (63 miles away)