St. Luke’s College has enrolled a record 258 students for the Fall of 2014 in its professional health care programs. The record number of students represents a 34% increase from the Fall of 2013 and includes students in the College’s new Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Bachelor of Health Science degree completion programs.
“We are excited to welcome so many new faces to campus. Our growing enrollment reflects a continued interest in professional healthcare careers as well as interest in our bachelor’s degree completion programs” says Michael Stiles, College Chancellor. “Our progress in enrollment is a testament to the quality of our academic programs and the dedication and commitment of the College’s team of professional and highly experienced faculty and staff” says Stiles.
Approximately 85% of the students attending St. Luke’s College come from Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota, with the remainder coming from 18 states across the nation including Arizona, California, Colorado, and Minnesota, as well as international students from Canada, South Korea and Japan.
New students arrived on campus for Fall orientation activities on August 14 followed by the College’s 11th annual community service day activities on August 15. The faculty, staff and student body provided service to area agencies including Good Will Camp, Sioux City Parks & Recreation, the Siouxland Y, Friendship House, Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve, Stone State Park, and the Siouxland Historical Railroad.
St. Luke’s College, located at 2800 Pierce Street in Sioux City, Iowa, has Bachelor’s Degree Completion Programs in Nursing and Health Sciences; Associate Degree Programs in Nursing, Radiologic Technology and Respiratory Care; Certificate Programs in Medical Laboratory Science and Phlebotomy; and Specialty Certifications in Sonography, CT, MRI, and Mammography; and a Clinical Pastoral Education Program.
For more information about St. Luke’s College, go to www.stlukescollege.edu.