Jefferson College of Health Sciences

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

Box 13186

Roanoke, VA 24031-3186

(540) 985-8483

(888) 985-8483

Fax: (540) 985-9773



Contact: Judith McKeon

Director of Admissions
Main Address

PO Box 13186

Roanoke, VA 24031-3186

(540) 985-8483

www.jchs.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 907

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 73

Degree-seeking undergrads: 899

Graduate enrollment: 88

Setting

Urban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $35

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 48%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 79%


College Majors

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biomedical Sciences B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Emergency Medical Technology A
Health System Administration B
Nursing (RN) A,B
Occupational Therapy Assistance A
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Physician Assistance B
Premedicine B
Prenursing B
Prepharmacy B
Respiratory Therapy A

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B

Psychology

Health/Medical Psychology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Jefferson College of Health Sciences Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(888) 985-8483
Website:www.jchs.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:https://www.jchs.edu/apply-online
Address:101 Elm Avenue SE, Roanoke, VA 24013
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,081
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):29%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:8 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:320 (30% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$25,150
Out-of-state Tuition:$25,150
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$13,006

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Jefferson College of Health Sciences Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Jefferson College of Health Sciences.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences11
Health Professions and Related Programs5375
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Psychology1
Grand total63105

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Jefferson College of Health Sciences.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Health Professions and Related Programs332
Grand total332

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Jefferson College of Health Sciences and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$25,150
Out-of-state$25,150
Books and supplies$1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$21,309
Out-of-state$21,309

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid62100%
Grant or scholarship aid62100%$13,006
Student loan aid5385%$6,993

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid75594%$9,715
Federal student loans59174%$8,781

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Jefferson College of Health Sciences. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Jefferson College of Health Sciences students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Jefferson College of Health Sciences Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,081
Undergraduate enrollment759
Graduate enrollment322

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Jefferson College of Health Sciences Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
    • Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels

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