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IPEDS ID: 406033
OPE ID: 03083701
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Galen College of Nursing-San Antonio
7411 John Smith Drive, Suite 300, San Antonio, Texas 78229
General information:  (210) 733-3056
Website:  www.galencollege.edu/sanantonio/
Type:  2-year, Private for-profit
Awards offered:  One but less than two years certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting:  City: Large
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  1,129 (all undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  14 to 1
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Mission Statement
  Galen College of Nursing prepares diverse learners to evolve as competent and caring nurses to meet the healthcare needs of the communities they serve.
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Two-Year: Health Professions
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty by primary function, Fall 2015Full timePart time
Total faculty3769
Instructional3769
Research and public service00
Estimated Expenses in the Largest Program for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Largest ProgramProgram LengthAverage Completion
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse79 credit hours18 months
Detailed Expenses2013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017% change 2015-2016 to 2016-2017
Tuition and fees$24,500$26,900$26,900$27,5002.2%
Books and supplies$2,920$2,250$2,250$2,2500.0%
Living arrangement
Off Campus
Room and board$18,486$22,536$23,094$23,9763.8%
Other$10,638$9,180$9,324$9,216-1.2%
Off Campus with Family
Other$7,146$9,180$9,324$9,216-1.2%
Total Expenses2013-20142014-20152015-20162016-2017% change 2015-2016 to 2016-2017
Off Campus$56,544$60,866$61,568$62,9422.2%
Off Campus with Family$34,566$38,330$38,474$38,9661.3%
Next largest programs 2016-2017
ProgramProgram LengthAverage CompletionTuition and feesBooks and supplies
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training1,440 contact hours21 months$21,009$1,500
  • The PN program (51.3901) has two separate tracks. The hours and cost of each track are the same but the overall length differs. The "Day" track is 48 weeks with an Academic Year of 30 weeks (900 hours). The "Eve" track is 84 weeks with an Academic Year of 45 weeks (900 hours).
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Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2014-2015
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid140288%————
Grant or scholarship aid27761%$959,337$3,463
Federal grants27360%$915,712$3,354
Pell grants27360%$891,112$3,264
Other federal grants4510%$24,600$547
State/local government grant or scholarships72%$41,925$5,989
Institutional grants or scholarships(*)0%(*)(*)
Student loan aid38284%$2,142,957$5,610
Federal student loans38083%$2,046,573$5,386
Other student loans204%$96,384$4,819
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
  • (*) Number receiving aid and total and average amounts of aid received are withheld to preserve the privacy of individuals.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid11,04155%$3,297,272$3,167
Pell grants1,03455%$3,175,085$3,071
Federal student loans1,60285%$10,816,597$6,752
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

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  • This institution did not award financial aid to students in the largest program in 2014-2015, therefore net price information was not reported.
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Fall 2015
Total enrollment (all undergraduate)1,129
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment260
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 54%
Part-time: 46%Student Gender:
Male: 15%
Female: 85%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 3%
Black or African American: 12%
Hispanic/Latino: 33%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 38%
Two or more races: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 11%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 17%
25 and over: 83%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 100%
Out-of-state: 0%
Foreign countries: 0%
Unknown: 0%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2014.
Undergraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 29%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 71%
  • This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students
Student retention:
Full-time students: 51%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2014 and Returned in Fall 2015
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in 2012-13
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 62%
(*) Transfer-out rate:
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • (*) Not all institutions report transfer-out rates.
Overall graduation rate by gender
Overall graduation rate by gender:
Male: 50%
Female: 65%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in 2012-13 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Overall graduation rate by race/ethnicity
Overall graduation rate by race/ethnicity:
Asian: 100%
Black or African American: 74%
Hispanic/Latino: 61%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 100%
White: 73%
Two or more races: 75%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 52%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in 2012-13 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Graduation Rates by Time to Completion

Graduation rates can be measured over different lengths of time. "Normal time" is the typical amount of time it takes full-time students to complete their program. For example, the "normal" amount of time for many associate's degree programs is 2 years. Not all students complete within the normal time, so graduation rates are measured by other lengths of time as well, including "150% of normal time" (e.g., 3 years for a 2-year program) and "200% of normal time," or twice as long as the normal time (e.g., 4 years for a 2-year program).

Graduation Rates for Students Who Began Their Program in 2011-12 or 2012-13, by Time to Completion
Graduation Rates for Students Who Began Their Program in 2011-12 or 2012-13, by Time to Completion
[Began in 2011-12]
Within "Normal time" for the program: 52%
Within 150% of "Normal time" for the program: 73%
Within Twice as Long as "Normal time" for the program: 81%
[Began in 2012-13]
Within "Normal time" for the program: 49%
Within 150% of "Normal time" for the program: 62%
Within Twice as Long as "Normal time" for the program: %
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2015-2016
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
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Health Professions and Related Programs
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training242-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse-347
Category total242347
Grand total242347
Educational Benefits, 2014-2015
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits: 198
DoD Tuition Assistance Program: 1
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution (*)
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits: $8,651
  • (*) One or more average amounts of benefits/assistance are withheld to preserve the privacy of individuals.
RETENTION, GRADUATION, AND TRANSFER-OUT
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS
Full-time students: 100%
Part-time students: 0%
  • Retention rate is the percentage of undergraduate students who began their studies in academic year 2013-14 and returned in academic year 2014-15
GRADUATION AND TRANSFER-OUT RATES FOR FIRST-TIME EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS
Rates by time to completion2010-112011-12
Graduation rate
150 percent of normal time42%90%
200 percent of normal time46%--
Transfer-out rate
150 percent of normal time25%10%
200 percent of normal time29%--
  • Depending on the program length, graduation and transfer-out rates can be measured over different lengths of time. The academic years, 2010-11 and 2011-12, are the cohort years students entered an institution. "Normal time" is the typical amount of time it takes full-time students to complete their program from the time they entered an institution. For example, the "normal" amount of time (or 100% time) for many associate's degree programs is 2 years. Not all students complete within the normal time, so graduation rates are measured by other lengths of time as well, including "150% of normal time" (e.g., completion within 3 years for a 2-year program) and "200% of normal time," or twice as long as the normal time (e.g., completion within 4 years for a 2-year program).
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Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Council on Occupational Education10/19/1990 - 6/30/2015Resigned
2015 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201320142015
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201320142015
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible0
Rape00
Fondling00
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)0
Incest00
Statutory rape00
Robbery000
Aggravated assault000
Burglary100
Motor vehicle theft121
Arson000
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • As of the 2015 data collection (2014 data onwards), statistics for Sex offenses - Forcible and Sex offenses - Non-forcible are no longer collected. Rape, Fondling, Incest and Statutory rape statistics were not collected prior to the 2015 data collection.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201320122011
Default rate9.5%8.9%10.3%
Number in default178179173
Number in repayment1,8672,0051,675
  • These default rates apply to all locations of this institution.
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)