The Bakersfield College Associate Degree Nursing Program is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing and is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
The program is intended to prepare entry-level registered nurses. Students are trained to be providers and managers of health care.
- Submit all application forms and transcripts within the designated filing periods
- Applicants are required to submit to pass a designated drug and alcohol screening
- Applicants are required to submit to a criminal background check (Students who cannot obtain a background clearance from the clinical agencies cannot be placed for clinical practice)
- Health screening and clearance (Appropriate immunizations and/or vaccinations and fit testing are also required and are performed at the student’s expense) An applicant needs to demonstrably meet the technical standards necessary to meet the objectives of the program.
- All pre-requisite courses need to be completed with a 'C' grade or higher
- Applicants for must submit a valid Social Security number at the time of application.
Graduates from the program are eligible to apply to sit for the RN Licensure. Record of any misdemeanor and/or felony is subject to review by the Board of Registered Nursing before a RN license may be granted.
|State board of nursing approval:||
Fully Approved |
|Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years):|| 91.45% |
|Average number of students tested annually:|| 154 |
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School's NCLEX RN Passrate History
Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Bakersfield College as reported by California state board of nursing.