RCHC is proud to offer programs in Professional Nursing, Practical Nursing, Nurse Aide, Physical Therapist Assistant, Radiologic Technology, Surgical Technology and an RN to BSN online program.
School of Nursing
This school contains the RN to BSN online, Professional Nursing, Practical Nursing, and the Nurse Aide programs.
School of Allied Health
This school contains the Physical Therapist Assistant, Radiologic Technology, and Surgical Technology Programs.
If you would like to apply to multiple programs, please contact the RCHC Admissions office for details.
Our fall semester typically starts in late August and our Spring Semester starts in January. See program listing page for specific semester start dates.
Varies by program but our semesters typically last 4 months for the fall/spring term, and 8 weeks for the summer term.
Suggested scores for the ATI TEAS Test:Program Test Score
- Professional Nursing: 66.1%
- Practical Nursing: 58.4%
- Physical Therapist Assistant: 61.4%
- Radiologic Technology: 60.6%
- Surgical Technology: 61.4%
The Nurse Aide program does not require preadmission testing. The rest of our degree programs require preadmission testing as well as our Practical Nursing diploma program.
Applicants who test at the College, that do not score the suggested minimum score, may retake the ATI TEAS test once in each application cycle, not to exceed three (3) tests total. Retakes are at the discretion of the Admissions Officer and dependent on space availability.
Courses, diplomas, certificates, or degrees completed at Riverside College of Health Careers are not guaranteed to transfer to other schools, because such transferability is solely at the discretion of the receiving school.
The additional fees are the student’s responsibility to pay that are not included in applicant processing fees or tuition. These include a background screening, drug screening, immunizations, CPR course and preadmission testing. Please refer to the tuition and fee sheet for more information.
Financial Aid is available to those that qualify. We also accept Pell grant and VA benefits. Please complete the FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov, the school code is 014108. Please contact Student Financial Services at 757-240-2232 for more information.
No; tuition is due after course registration but no later than the Friday before the semester begins.
Please search "Educational Assistance" in the search box on the Intranet. You are able to complete the entire process online. For further questions, you should contact Riverside Total Rewards.
Yes. Current Riverside employees, their spouse, and dependents are eligible for a tuition discount. Student must provide proof of employment in order to have the tuition discount applied to their account. Verification will be required each semester and documentation must be submitted after course registration but no later than the Friday before the semester begins. Tuition discounts are not retroactive and refunds will not be issued once tuition has been paid. Please contact the college for the required verification documents.
All programs (with the exception of Nurse Aide) require CPR prior to the start of the program. Only the American Heart Association BLS for the Healthcare Provider will be accepted.
We will need the tuition deposit, completed student information sheet, completed statement of financial responsibility, background screening, drug screening, CPR certification, immunizations and medical records management. You also must order all textbooks and approved student uniforms.
Varies, please contact the College to determine what is required.
Please call 757-240-2200 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.