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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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    lipgloss

    almost 5 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

    about 5 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

    about 5 years ago

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

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    krbear24

    about 5 years ago

    2 comments

    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

    about 5 years ago

    2 comments

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

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    maryellen001

    about 5 years ago

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    I am an LPN/LVN, who graduated in 1991- the school was located in a level one trauma, teaching hospital and was so lucky to get my first position within this hospital in the ED, my next position was in Oncology , then a office maneger for a Cardiologist, then returned to the same hospital in texas by the way, and help open their new step down unit, surgical, also worked in the step down unit , medical. also the SICU, for my training. all of these positions were word of my mouth from previous employers and worked for many years without having to search for jobs.
    I must have made a good name for myself, now I find myself in Wisconsin, where LPN's are only used in Nursing homes and clinics.
    I feel like I am wasting all my education and experience, I have been ACLS certified, am IV certified, certified also for Cardiac Monitoring.
    I would love to go on and get my AA in Nursing, but single as I am, need an employer who will sponcer me, have many great recommendations from physican's etc.
    Are there any Hospitals with programs to work there and help pay for school if I sign a contract to work for them for any number or years???
    Able to relocate....
    If there are any generous donors out there I am also willing to pay back a personal loan at the going rate, so I could study full time
    Thanks. I can be reached at maryellenowen2@yahoo.com

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    Account Removed

    about 5 years ago

    These sound great. Anything similar in the Boston area for RN's with BSNs. Additional training or MS degrees offered?

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    blwrose

    about 5 years ago

    2 comments

    I AM TRYING TO GET ACCEPTED INTO A NURSING SCHOOL AND I AM TRYING TO FIND A HOSPITAL TO PAY FOR MY EDUCATION. I AM WILLING TO SIGN A CONTRACT TO WORK FOR THEM FOREVER IF THEY NEED ME! Savannah, GA/ dansimrose@yahoo.com, or, blwrose@yahoo.com

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    sdjjds

    over 5 years ago

    2 comments

    My fiancee is from the Dominican Republic. She initially started in Medicine. she did 1 year of of college there. How can she find out if some of her courses will be accepted in a nursing school (program in the U.S?

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    shellygaston

    over 5 years ago

    4 comments

    I've been a LPN for almost two years. I;m currently taking on-line classes towards my associates degree and paying out of pocket. It's becoming extremely hard financially. I will be relocating to Ridgeland, MS and wonder if there any hospitals there that have these same opportunitities?

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    miamigirl

    almost 6 years ago

    2 comments

    University of Miami pays for your tuition and books in their second degree Accelerated BSN program if you agree to work for UM hopsitals or clinics for 36 consecutive months after you graduate.

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    dreamdreamer

    almost 6 years ago

    2 comments

    I HAVE MASTER'S DEGREE IN POLITICS, SPEAK 6 LANGUAGES, NURSING IS MY DREAM JOB, I WILL RELOCATE ANYWHERE, IF HOSPITAL WILL PAY FOR MY EDUCATION I WILL WORK AT THAT HOSPITAL THE REST OF MY LIFE! THANK YOU. apopova1973@gmail.com

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    LadyHannahEmily

    almost 6 years ago

    6 comments

    I am going to Merced College, CA to be an RN, and have some of my pre-req.s out of the way so far. People say there are many nursing scholarships, but I just don't find many!

    ~ A 17 year old

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    Karanja

    almost 6 years ago

    2 comments

    I have a great desire to pursue nursing but I don't have finances.I am calling upon anybody who may be wiling to help me by financing my college education.Reach me through linjacq34@yahoo.com.God bless you

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    Evansgrammy

    about 6 years ago

    8 comments

    if anyone know of a hospital that will help me get my RN I'd appreciate the information .... I have been an LPN for 25 plus years and I live in Central PA ........

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