Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences is a private institution located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, an area offering a blend of urban and rural atmospheres within driving distance of Philadelphia and Baltimore. Established in 1903 as a nursing school, the college has evolved into a comprehensive health sciences institution, dedicated exclusively to the field of healthcare. The college operates on a semester-based academic calendar, shaping healthcare professionals through a range of undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs, with particular emphasis on nursing and allied health programs. While Penn College of Health Sciences maintains a selective admissions process, the specifics of its selectivity vary by program. The campus features modern facilities tailored to health sciences education and does not offer traditional on-campus housing options, reflecting the institution's focus on accommodating a primarily commuting student body. Known for academic rigour in health-related disciplines, the college does not emphasize intercollegiate athletics, directing its full attention to academic and professional development within the health sciences domain.
In the most recent statistical year 493 prospective students applied, and 242 were granted admission. Of those admitted 102 enrolled in the school. 647 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,169 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $29,386 plus fees of $536.
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=442356 IPEDS survey data for Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences.
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