Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences
Reading, PA 19611


Type 2 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Trimester
Total enrollment 322
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 7:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 120 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences is one of the most selective institutions in its admission process in the U.S. In Fall 2016, it received 110 applications and only 25 students were granted admission. Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences is at the #2 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 168 2 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 0% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 96% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT839 to 1024

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences's tuition was $9,045 for all students regardless of residency (32.2% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 2-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $18,858
In State Tuition
National Average = $13,335
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $13,335
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 82% of Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 32% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $3,965 (which is 10.4% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences in 2016-2017, was 19, which is 68% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,287 (which is 19% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,423
Federal Loan
National Average = $6,526
Financial aid
National Average = 87%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences has enrolled a total of 322 students (123 students full-time and 199 on a part-time basis). The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 16% men and 84% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 78%

Hispanic: 10%

Black/African American: 5%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%

Two or more races: 2%

Asian: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 1 largest majors offered at Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 96% 400

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 58%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $30,457

The typical median income of Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences graduates 6 years after enrollment is $52,900. Last year, out of the total 219 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 219 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 169 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 169 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $52,900 $59,200
Employment Rate 100% 100%
Total Graduates 219 169

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 2 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences.

Harcum College
39.5 mile away
Manor College
47.6 mile away
Studio Incamminati
48.9 mile away
Orleans Technical College
52.1 mile away