College Profile: Lancaster General College of Nursing & Health Sciences

 
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Lancaster General College of Nursing and Health Sciences is a two-year private college dedicated to the education of healthcare workers. The College is located in Lancaster, Pa., a city of 56,000 situated in the heart of picturesque Lancaster County. A select group of more than 700 students study with faculty who are experts in their specialty areas. Lancaster General College is the educational arm of Lancaster General Hospital. The clinical facilities of the Hospital enrich the learning environment for students. Hands-on learning is the College’s key to developing competent healthcare practitioners.

The Lancaster General College of Nursing and Health Sciences exists to provide a learning environment that fosters the development of educated, competent, caring and socially responsible health care practitioners.

Named for Lancashire, England, Lancaster has an appreciation for its past while embracing the future. Lancaster City was the nation's capital for one day in September 1777. It also was home to James Buchanan, the only bachelor President of the United States and the only President from the state of Pennsylvania. The area is rich in cultural activities, including live theater productions and symphony concerts. For the sports enthusiast, Lancaster City is home to a minor league baseball team. The stadium is conveniently located within walking distance of the campus. For those people who enjoy shopping, there are several outlet malls located within minutes of the campus. The towns of Hershey and Gettysburg are both within a short driving distance. New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. are located within a three-hour drive.

The Lancaster Airport is only minutes from campus; Harrisburg International Airport is less than 30 miles from the College. For those students traveling by train, the train station is located within five minutes of the campus.
 
410 N Lime Street
Lancaster, PA
17602
717-544-4912 (general)
717-544-5901 (financial aid)
717-544-4864 (admissions)
 
 
 

 
Mission Statement

Lancaster General College of Nursing and Health Sciences creates a dynamic learning environment that ensures an effective healthcare community by designing, developing and deploying curriculum; educating competent, caring and socially responsible individuals who contribute to the health of the community; and providing continuing learning opportunities for healthcare professionals.


General Information
Other Names LGCNHS
Type Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control Private not-for-profit
Size 1,000 - 4,999
Campus Setting City: Small
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
Yes Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsNo Placement services for completers
No On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
No ROTCNo Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyNo Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyYes Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Lancaster General College of Nursing & Health Sciences Website

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy No
Admission test scores Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Required

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
Local|federal|any
 
Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
353 Student Body SizeNo On-Campus Housing
517 Fall Applicants0 Total Dormitory Capacity
145 Fall Admissions

Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
No Less than one year certificateYes One but less than two years certificate
Yes Associate's degreeNo Two but less than 4 years certificate
Yes Bachelor's degreeNo Postbaccalaureate certificate
No Master's degreeNo Post-master's certificate
No Doctor's degreeNo First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

All Academic Programs
 
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