Lutheran School of Nursing

3547 S Jefferson Ave, Saint Louis, MO

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The Lutheran School of Nursing, located in Saint Louis, Missouri, has been in operation for over a hundred years. The school is located on the Jefferson campus of St. Alexius Hospital and is a one the hospitals departments. The school's goal is to provide students with the a variety of useful skills that will allow graduates to work as professionals upon graduation. The school is fully accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC).


Lutheran School of Nursing offers two nursing programs. The first allows new students to become registered nurses, the second allows for licensed practical nurses to become registered nurses. The first program takes 22 months, while the second program takes 15 months to complete. Both programs provide nurses with the skills and knowledge to find entry level positions as registered nurses, emphasizing critical thinking, effective communication, health education and proper implementation of the nursing process.

Admissions and Financial Aid

Students interested in enrolling at the Lutheran School of Nursing must complete the application for admission, coupled with a two page essay about why the student is interested in attending the school and becoming an RN. Students must also supply all relevant transcripts, and obtain a passing score on an assessment test (waived for those who score above 20 on the ACT exam). And three estimate of suitability forms from non-family members who have known the individual for over six months.

Financial aid is available in the form of federal loans and grants. Students in need of aid should complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), from which the resulting Student Aid Report (SAR) will be used to determine eligibility and awards.

Programs Offered

The program list below was created by historical graduation information reported by the school. This list may not represent the current curriculum offered. Visit the school's website to get more information about programs offered.

Find more information about available programs offered by Lutheran School of Nursing by clicking the request information button to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

  • The tuition charges per year are around $9,680*
  • Required fees, excluding tuition, cost about $1,110*
  • For part-time undergraduate students, the cost of attendance is about $240 per credit hour*
  • About ninety students were granted degrees in the last reported year

*Amounts for tuition, fees, and supplies are an estimate which are calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only.
**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 items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $9,700-$12,000
  • Part time students are estimated to pay about $240 to $290 per unit
  • Required fees for full-time students: $1,200

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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$2,865
Receiving Student Loans100%$3,477

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Contact Information

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