Bryan College of Health Sciences Admissions

ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

Lincoln, Nebraska
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Bryan College of Health Sciences Admissions Overview:

Those who are accepted often have grades and test scores above average, and meet the admissions requirements as outlined on Bryan College's website. Students must submit scores from the SAT or ACT as part of their application; see below for the scores of the 25th/75th percentile of admitted students. Most students submit ACT scores, but both are accepted for consideration.

Students must also fill out an application online, submit high school transcripts, letters of recommendation, and an application fee. Students should also schedule an interview with an admissions officer. Check out the school's website for more information about admissions requirements for each major/department. And, feel free to contact the school with any questions you might have!

Admissions Data (2016):

Bryan College of Health Sciences Description:

Located in Lincoln, Nebraska, Bryan College offers specialized degrees at the bachelor, master, and doctoral levels. Associated with Bryan Medical Center, Bryan College began as a nursing school, and began granting degrees in the early 2000s.

The school added graduate degrees in the following years, and now has over 700 students. Academics are supported by an impressive 10 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Popular majors include nursing, ultrasound technology, health services, and cardiovascular technology. Both the Medical Center and the College are affiliated with the Methodist Church.

Outside of the classroom, Bryan College offers students a range of clubs and organizations--some academic, some extracurricular, with a few religious groups, nursing organizations, and a diversity club. Lincoln, a city with a population of 260,000 has a lot of opportunities for students--job/internship option, cultural events and museums, an array of restaurants and clubs, and a lot more! 

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 703 (597 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 9% Male / 91% Female
  • 50% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $14,636
  • Books: $1,200 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $10,541
  • Other Expenses: $1,035
  • Total Cost: $27,412

Bryan College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 86%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 79%
    • Loans: 86%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $3,529
    • Loans: $7,216

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Nursing, Cardiovascular Technology, Sonography/Ultrasound Technician, Health Services

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 88%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 27%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 61%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 74%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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