Jefferson College of Health Sciences: Review & Facts

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Jefferson College of Health Sciences is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,065 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1982 and is one of the 7 colleges located in Roanoke, Virginia.

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Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
21
Fair
At Jefferson College of Health Sciences you can receive your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, or master's degree.

Jefferson College of Health Sciences follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 21 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Medical Assistant, Medical, Occupational Therapy, and Physical Therapy. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
60%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Jefferson College of Health Sciences student retention rate is relatively low at 60% (below Virginia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
8 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Jefferson College of Health Sciences is very low: 29%.

Student to faculty ratio at Jefferson College of Health Sciences is good: 8:1. Learn more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$24,400
High
Average tuition costs are very high, about $24,000 per academic year. The additional fees at Jefferson College of Health Sciences not covered by tuition are approximately $400, which comes to a total of $24,400 per year.

Read the details about Jefferson College of Health Sciences additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
42%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 532 applications were submitted and 221 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to become a student at this school.

The school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Jefferson College of Health Sciences in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,900
Medium
Jefferson College of Health Sciences offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Jefferson College of Health Sciences, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
A-
Safe
Jefferson College of Health Sciences offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 200 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable - approximately $5,900 annually.

Based on the college crime data, Jefferson College of Health Sciences seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Jefferson College of Health Sciences Location and Maps



Post Address: Jefferson College of Health Sciences, 101 Elm Avenue SE, Roanoke, Virginia 24013, USA
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