Table II.  Capacity Assessment for RN Nursing Programs

For the State of Montana—July 2002

 

 

Campus                                   Degree       Present Enrollment      Capacity Projections

 

Carroll College                           BA              23 per class                  30 per class

 

 

Miles Community College           ASN           20 per class                  20 per class

                                                                  0                                  24 every other year total @ Glasgow, Glendive, Sidney or

                                                                                                      (12 per year average)

                                                                  0                                  30 per class via LPN to ASN completion (FIPSE grant) @ Billings, Helena, Missoula

 

 

Montana Tech                            ASN           40 per class                  50 per class

 

 

MSU-Bozeman (3 sites)             BSN           144 per class                144 per class + 16 @ Bozeman + 8@ Kalispell = 168

                                                                  Missoula =48                No Central = +8 reallocated from existing slots vacated by

                                                                  Billings = 64                      drop-outs [in cooperation with MSU-N]

                                                                  Great Falls = 32

 

MSU-Northern                            ASN           70 per class [includes    70 per class [incl 10 LPN]

[Great Falls, Havre, Lewistown]                     10 LPN advanced           + 10/20 via Summers in Great Falls

                                                                  placement]

 

Salish Kootenai College              ASN           30 per class                  40 with addition of funding + weekend clinical slots

 

 

Total                                                          327                               410-420*

     Assumed attrition @ 20%                      -64                               -80

Total after Attrition                                    263                               330-340

 

                                                                                                      * 420 if all plans in capacity projected are fulfilled