Mighty Night

Fast Facts

  • Established: 1903
  • Located: Columbus, OH; Lancaster, OH
  • College Type: Private, specialized, four year institution
  • Religious Affiliation: Catholic
  • Other Affiliations: Mount Carmel Health System; Trinity Health
  • Campus Type: Urban
  • Nickname: Nightingales
  • Mascot: “Mighty Night”
  • College Colors: Burgundy & Gray
  • Enrollment: 700+ (among the largest private nursing programs in Ohio)
  • Male Student Population (Fall 2023): 12%
  • Black, Indigenous and People of Color Population (Fall 2023): 39%
  • Non-traditional Undergraduate Students (Age 25 or older): 44%
  • First-Time, Full-Time Undergraduate Students Who Receive Financial Aid: 100%
  • Percent of Students with need who received need-based aid: 89.4%
  • 2023 NCLEX-RN First-time Pass Rate: 91.02%
  • Employment Rate: 100% of 2021 undergraduates reported being employed within 12 months
  • College Work Program Available: Yes
  • Values: Academic excellence, diversity, respect, compassion, social responsibility
  • Academic Year: The year starts with Fall semester which begins mid-August and ends in mid-December. Spring semester begins in early January and ends in early May. Summer semester begins in mid-May and ends early August.

Why Choose Us?

  • 30 Average Class Size
  • 10:1 Student-to-Faculty Ratio
  • 91.02% 2023 NCLEX-RN Pass Rate
  • 100% of graduates employed within 12 months (2021 grads)
  • $483,737 scholarship money awarded from the Mount Carmel Foundation in 2023
  • 120 years of educating nurses


In the spirit of the Catholic tradition, we welcome a diverse population of students from all faiths, to prepare them academically and professionally as competent and compassionate nurse leaders, who are lifelong learners, and who possess the moral courage to continuously promote the health of individuals and communities.

Core Values

  • Academic Excellence
  • Respect
  • Compassion
  • Social Responsibility
  • Diversity


Be THE innovative academic center preparing nurses as the most trusted partners in health care.


Accreditation Details

Why Choose Us


student-to-faculty ratio


scholarship money awarded from the Mount Carmel Foundation in 2023


of graduates employed within 12 months (2021 grads)