Hospital of St. Raphael is one of three CRNA schools in Connecticut.
Hospital of Saint Raphael
School of Nurse Anesthesia
In affiliation with Central Connecticut State University
1423 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Judy Thompson, CRNA, MS, APRN, Program Director
Philip J Noto, MD, Medical Director
ph: (203) 789-3351
fax: (203) 789-3352
CRNA Degree offered
Master of Science in Biology with a specialization in nurse anesthesia
October 15. Interviews are by invitation and must be scheduled before November 15th.
Entire Program Cost of CRNA School at Hospital of Saint Raphael.
Tuition is calculated at the 2011-2012 rate which at most schools increases each academic year. Over the duration of the program, expect to pay a tuition that is 5% to 15% higher than what is shown here.
Cost of In State Tuition: $12,396
*Fees and expenses: $4,365
Grand Total: $16,761
Cost of Out of State Tuition: $26,874
*Fees and expenses: $4,365
Grand Total: $31,239
*This includes the cost of health insurance, books, supplies, test fees and miscellaneous school expenses. Also included is mandatory “sickness insurance”.
CRNA Program Summary
Are you concerned that the Hospital of Saint Raphael Nurse Anesthesia Program won’t give you the specific experiences or training you need to be a successful CRNA? Learn what standards CRNA Programs must meet in order to be accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia (COA).
This CRNA program (as well as all others that are accredited by the COA) prepares you to take the CCNA certification exam at the conclusion of the program, allowing you to become a CRNA.
The program is front loaded. During the didactic phase
(12 months) the student is a full–time student at CCSU. The clinical
phase (17 months) is offered primarily at the Hospital of St. Raphael in
both the operating rooms and other critical care areas, as well as the
program’s 4 clinical affiliation sites (all in CT). They do not compete
with residency programs for cases.
Looking for something specific? Find CRNA schools categorized by their unique requirements.
Some CRNA schools require much more out of their applicants than others. See how the requirements at Hospital of Saint Raphael compare to most CRNA school’s requirements.CRNA Program Requirements
Current, valid RN license in one of the 50 states
Minimum 1 year critical care experience, including:
Minimum GPA of 3.0 with strong performance in the sciences.
Minimum GRE scores:
The GRE must be completed if your GPA is less than 3.5. If your GPA is less than 3.0 in the core sciences, you may be asked to take the GRE subject tests in biology and chemistry.
CRNA Educational Requirements must be less than 10 years old
CRNA School Performance
CRNA School Rankings - U.S. News & World Report (2011)
2.5 out of 5.0. Ranked 63 out of 107 CRNA programs.
*Please note: CRNA rankings are somewhat bias and subjective. Read disclaimer about how CRNA rankings are created.*
Accredited CRNA Programs are reviewed regularly.
Hospital of Saint Raphael Nurse Anesthetist Program was last reviewed 10/2004. It was given 10 years accreditation and will be reviewed again 10/2014. This shows that the program is very stable.
Pass Rate for CRNA Boards at Hospital of Saint Raphael
Please note: It is extremely rare for a student at any CRNA school to not eventually pass the exam. Most students who don’t pass the first time pass the second. Very rarely does a person ever take it a third time. This statistic only measures how well the program prepares students to pass the test the first time around.
CRNA Employment Rate of program graduates
An average nurse anesthetist salary in Connecticut
Connecticut CRNA salaries tend to be slightly below the national average and fluctuate around the $130k-150k range.
An average annual nurse anesthetist salary in the US is $163,467 (according to a 2008 study)
All information given on this site about Hospital of Saint
Raphael’s Nurse Anesthetist Program was taken directly from their
*This page was updated December 16th, 2012.*