School of Nursing

Roxborough Memorial Hospital School of Nursing

About the School

The School of Nursing was founded in 1898 and graduated five women in 1901. Since that time, the School has graduated over 2,000 men and women. Many of our graduates hold distinguished positions in nursing leadership, education, hospitals and other health related services.

The School of Nursing is a 21 month hospital-based diploma program accredited by the Accreditation Commission For Education In Nursing, Inc. and approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. Through a unique blend of nursing theory, a strong clinical component and a focus on community service our students are extremely well prepared for their future careers as nurses. Ranking among the top nursing programs in Pennsylvania, over 85% of our students pass the National Council of Licensing Examination (NCLEX-RN) for Registered Nurses on their first attempt.

Please note that the School of Nursing will graduate the last class of the 21 month program in May, 2017. A new curriculum, approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing and pending approval by the Accreditation Commission For Education In Nursing, Inc., will begin with the class entering in August, 2016. The new curriculum consists of four 16-week semesters over the course of two calendar years, beginning the third week in August and ending the first week in May each year.

Hands-on clinical experience, highly -educated and experienced faculty and with an average annual cost for the program of $13,500 provides the opportunity for a quality nursing education at a reasonable cost. In addition, through a partnership with Penn State University – Abington, our students can obtain the BS in Nursing in as few as six months after passing the National Council of Licensing Examination (NCLEX-RN) for Registered Nurses.

Roxborough Memorial Hospital and the School of Nursing have great faith in our mission and commitment to the highest standards of medical and nursing excellence. We are confident that our future is as bright as our past.

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School of Nursing Alumni Association

The Roxborough Memorial Hospital School of Nursing Alumni Association is dedicated to keeping alumni in touch, informed, involved and invested in the School. The purpose of the Alumni Association shall be to provide an organization framework to encourage and coordinate alumni activities and interests, uphold and extend the influence of the School and its alumni, strengthen the bonds among alumni, students and the School, comunicate alumni opinions on matters affecting the School and foster sustainable support for the School.

For more information or to join the Alumni Association please visit the website:

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