Schuylkill Health School of Nursing

450 Washington and Jackson St, Pottsville, PA

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Formerly called the Pottsville Hospital School of Nursing, the Schuylkill Health School of Nursing is private school that specializes in training students to become competitive nurses in the future. It is located in Pottsville in Pennsylvania and is considered to be the only nursing school in the state that has a high success rate in the licensure exam and job placement.

Established in 1895, the school is conveniently located in South Jackson Street where numerous buildings related to providing health care services are located. This is to provide students the opportunity to gain experience in patient care environment. In fact, the school was affiliated with the Schuylkill Medical Center where the students also do their practicum to gain real-life experiences in the hospital environment.

Currently, the tuition fee at Schuylkill Health School of Nursing is more than $10,000 annually which is still not inclusive of the laboratory fees, uniforms and student insurances.  On the other hand, unlike other schools that offer the practical nursing program, the Schuylkill Health School of Nursing offers its program for three years which includes two years of nursing courses and one year of prerequisite university courses. The aim of the school is to make sure that the students do not only become competitive in the real world but also encourage them to take on higher education after the program. 

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.

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

  • The tuition charges per year are around $12,210*
  • Estimated required fees (in addition to tuition) for this program: $1,050*
  • About thirty 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 estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

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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 $12,000-$15,000 per year
  • Required fees for full-time students: $1,100

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
Receiving Grants & Scholarships97%$3,939
Student Loans (Federal)95%$8,009

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