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Nursing at Sentara College of Health Sciences

If you are interested in studying nursing, you may want to check out the program at Sentara College of Health Sciences. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Sentara College of Health Sciences is located in Chesapeake, Virginia and has a total student population of 370. Of the 156 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Sentara College of Health Sciences in 2019, 156 of them were nursing majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Nursing section at the bottom of this page.

Sentara College of Health Sciences Nursing Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

Online Classes Are Available at Sentara College of Health Sciences

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

Sentara College of Health Sciences does offer online education options in nursing for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

Sentara College of Health Sciences Nursing Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks nursing programs across the country. The following shows how Sentara College of Health Sciences performed in these rankings.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The nursing major at Sentara College of Health Sciences is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Nursing. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 1
Best Value Nursing Schools 2
Most Focused Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 35
Most Focused Nursing Schools 102
Most Popular Online Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 184
Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 190
Most Popular Online Nursing Schools 204
Best Nursing Schools 229
Most Popular Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 284
Most Popular Nursing Schools 513
Most Focused Nursing Master’s Degree Schools 602
Most Popular Nursing Master’s Degree Schools 602

In 2019, 0 student received their master’s degree in nursing from Sentara College of Health Sciences. This is the #599 most popular school for nursing master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Nursing Graduates from Sentara College of Health Sciences Make?

The median salary of nursing students who receive their bachelor's degree at Sentara College of Health Sciences is $57,800. This is less than $61,050, which is the national average of all nursing majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.

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Nursing Student Demographics at Sentara College of Health Sciences

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the nursing majors at Sentara College of Health Sciences.

Sentara College of Health Sciences Nursing Bachelor’s Program

92% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 156 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Nursing from Sentara College of Health Sciences in 2018-2019, 8% were men and 92% were women.

Sentara College of Health Sciences Gender Breakdown of Nursing Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 78% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in nursing at Sentara College of Health Sciences are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Sentara College of Health Sciences with a bachelor's in nursing.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Majors at Sentara College of Health Sciences
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 13
Black or African American 10
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 122
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 7

Sentara College of Health Sciences also has a doctoral program available in nursing. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Nursing

If you plan to be a nursing major, you may want to focus your studies on one of the following concentrations. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at Sentara College of Health Sciences. A concentration may not be available for your level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Registered Nursing 86
Nursing Practice 70

Careers That Nursing Grads May Go Into

A degree in nursing can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for VA, the home state for Sentara College of Health Sciences.

Occupation Jobs in VA Average Salary in VA
Registered Nurses 64,750 $69,790
Medical and Health Services Managers 7,650 $116,770
Nurse Practitioners 4,710 $105,170
Nursing Instructors and Professors 1,480 $70,540
Nurse Anesthetists 850 $187,320

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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