Citizens School of Nursing

New Kensington, PA

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Citizens School of Nursing

Citizens School of Nursing Student Essentials

Citizens School of Nursing Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Students)
Website: www.wpahs.org
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Selectivity: Open Admissions
Tuition: $30,315
Retention Rate: 60%
Enrollment: 186

About Citizens School of Nursing

For a quality nursing school in New Kensington, Pennsylvania, Citizens School of Nursing is the place to be. The comprehensive program prepares students to become registered nurses and skillful members of the health care community.

Applications for admission are due before August of each year. In order to be eligible you must have a GED or be a high school graduate, and have either taken the SAT or an assessment test.

Financial aid applications must be filed by May 1st of every year for grants or loans, through the FAFSA. Those who qualify will be able to use their federal aid to attend Citizens School of Nursing.

The program is split into two years of study. The first year has three terms and focuses on academic studies in fields like basic nursing, anatomy, nutrition, physiology, and other nursing subjects. The second year focuses on management skills and nursing informatics.

Advisors are available to help students identify strengths and weaknesses in order to best excel academically. There are also professional and social activities such as the student membership in the Student Nurses Association of Pennsylvania or the student council.

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Licenses, Accreditations, and Membership

Licenses ?
Licenses typically come from educational departments, boards, or commissions that regulate educational institutions in the state.

  • Pennsylvania Department of Health
  • Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing

Accreditations ?
Accreditation refers to the practice of being reviewed by an independent, non-profit accrediting agency that specializes in educational quality.

  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)

Memberships ?
Memberships are voluntary associations a school belongs to.

  • Allegheny Valley Hospital
  • Hospital Council of Western Pennsylvania
  • Hospital and Healthcare Association of Pennsylvania (HAP)
  • National League for Nursing (NLN)

Citizens School of Nursing Map & Location

Citizens School of Nursing
651 Fourth Avenue
New Kensington, PA 15068


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Getting Around Citizens School of Nursing

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

8/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for New Kensington, PA

Winter
Dec
40
24
Jan
36
20
Feb
40
21
Spring
Mar
49
28
Apr
62
38
May
71
47
Summer
Jun
80
56
Jul
83
61
Aug
83
59
Fall
Sep
76
52
Oct
64
41
Nov
52
33

Students

Total Students 186

Ethnic Diversity:

  • African American: 8%
  • Caucasian: 91%
  • Unknown and Other: 1%
African American 8%
Caucasian 91%
Unknown and Other 1%

Full-Time 93%
Part-Time 7%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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