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5 Top Hospitals That Will Pay for Your Education

5 Top Hospitals That Will Pay for Your Education

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Many hospitals offer some form of tuition reimbursement or loan forgiveness, but these five hospitals do that, and more. From staff development classes to on-site degree programs, these hospitals virtually pay you to go to school. If you are lucky enough to land a job at one of these prestigious hospitals, you will find not only opportunities for educational advancement, but also concierge services, employee health clubs, and on-site child care.


2. Northwest Community Hospital – Arlington Heights, Ill.
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Northwest Community Hospital was ranked number 37 in Fortune magazine’s Best Companies to Work For in 2007. The reasons for this are obvious:

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• $3,500 in tuition reimbursement

• Enhanced loans for Nursing or Radiology school

• Concierge service

• $5,000 forgivable loan to buy a new home


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    jonezdavid30

    over 2 years ago

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    lalamint

    almost 3 years ago

    28 comments

    You did a great job and I am really thankful for gathering all that information in a guide for us. I have recently started my masters in nursing. I have done previous research to check up some general aspects of this field, but there are still a lot of things I should now at this moment. Thanks to your guide, I will be able to form an opinion about the field in nursing that fits me and brings the highest degree of professional satisfaction.

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    maloutabuno

    about 3 years ago

    2 comments

    I hail from Philippines, a USRN of California and was not issued SSN. I was in US last March to look for a petitioner but to no avail. I am planning to have my post grad in any college near Anaheim to stay in US legally and soon after, if God willing, be given the chance to work. Thanks for giving me the list of universities and colleges willing to finance my education and training. I hope I will be qualified....

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    andrew91

    about 3 years ago

    2 comments

    Free education -- its like a dream come true. Thanks for sharing the list of hospitals, I will spread these centers of education in my blog as well cna training.

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    egorhythmia

    over 3 years ago

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    Northwest Community Hospital has got to be my all time favorite. I know at least 3 people who have collaborated with them with very good results so far. I encourage anyone to give them a try. Andrew - cfds consultant.

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    nktfashion

    over 4 years ago

    2 comments

    in a 2 yr college as a liberal arts student, and I am considering nursing, my thing is I do not want to take out loans, so I though thought of taking the cna program which i will pay out of pocket and work at either a hospital or nursing home. recently I was notified by a friend that some nursing homes or schools are wiling for you to go back to school to obtain your BSA... I live in NY and she lives in Delaware, not sure of any in NY, do anyone of you know any place in nY? thanks for all help

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    Mrsleannb

    over 4 years ago

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    I am a mother and wife of 30 years and finally am able to pursue my dreams only to find a loan is out of the question I really want to help people . I have been caring for ill and aging parents my whole life. Actually there is still one to go but I cant put my life on hold any more! I am 47 and have been told it is too late! I beg to differ.
    Please help ! I am over due! I have been only discouraged looking only to find the cost to be unrealistic! mrsleannb@gmail.com Leann Beaumonte Thank you for your time! I am ready to work NOW!

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    futurenurzG

    over 4 years ago

    2 comments

    I am a colorado native (looking to stay in colorado) who has a strong desire to pursue a career in nursing, however I currently do not have the finances to do so. I am looking for a hospital to work for who would be willing to help finance my education and be a platform to begin my career within. if anyone with any information would kindly contact me through gm_clemens@yahoo.com. god bless.

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    sankoh

    over 4 years ago

    6 comments

    Would You kindly assist me to further my career in nursing by buliding my capacity,since you people have the ability to do so.

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    lipgloss

    over 4 years ago

    8 comments

    I am always searching for ways to pay for my nursing school and I see comments all the time about how easy it is to find but i spend countless hours on the web looking could someone please give me more concrete info future nurse who love what I do which is working in the healthcare field for over 20+ years

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    hanarasel18

    over 4 years ago

    24 comments

    There are a lot more than five hospitals that pay for schooling! UPMC has a very generous tuition plan, as a matter of fact.

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    Account Removed

    over 4 years ago

    Very good info. This will come in very handy when my GI bill runs out.

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    krbear24

    over 4 years ago

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    I am currently a CNA in Oncology at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle. They are a WONDERFUL hospital to work for. I start an associates degree nursing program in January. VM will pay up to $1000 per quarter for tuition reimbursement. The contract states that you must work at least 20 hours a week while for the duration of the program, maintain a GPA of somewhere between 2.8 and 3.2 (sorry I can't remember of the top of my head) and agree to work at the hospital for one year after graduation. The only catch is you have to pay tuition up front, but they reimburse you at the end of each quarter if you qualify. And, as far as I know, you are eligible for this benefit at your date of hire. My manager has been extremely supportive and flexible with my schedule. Another benefit is that the hospital will provide all of the vaccines and CPR training required by the nursing program at no expense to you. This junk adds up quick and will save you lots of moulah!

    If you need help financing your education otherwise, there are always Stafford Loans, scholarships, and grants. It sucks taking out loans, but you don't have to worry about paying them back until you are done with school and have a killer salary as an RN!

    In response to some questions below, I would NOT recommend working in the US without a license. Most state governments offer CNA courses for free or reimburse you after you get a job at a long term care facility. These courses are usually only a month long or less. For people with RN licenses from other countries, bite the bullet and take the NCLEX in the US. Working without a license is dangerous and impractical. You may be able to find employment privately without a license, but job security, malpractice insurance, benefits, and competitive wages are much more likely with a valid license.

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    angelanurses

    over 4 years ago

    2 comments

    try your local VA (Veterans Administration) hospital - great possibilities there!!!

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