Carrington College California - Sacramento

College Type: At least 2 but less than 4 years, Private for-profit

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LPN Program

The Carrington College practical nursing program is designed to enable students to earn a certificate in Vocational Nursing develops the skills and knowledge to provide nursing care to patients in healthcare settings. Upon earning the certificate or the associate degree in Vocational Nursing the school guarantees students to develop knowledge and skills needed to care for patients at an essential level, providing simple nursing care for patients who are experiencing common, well-defined health problems.

Graduates from the program will work under the supervision of a licensed physician or a Registered Nurse in a range of health care setting including doctor’s offices, clinics, community based health care and assisted living facilities.

The program is geared to training compassionate, responsible and self directed students to enter a field that can be both challenging and fulfilling.

The curriculum is intended to provide the appropriate combination of in class theoretical instruction with hands on clinical and laboratory practice in healthcare facilities in the area to allow a command of the skills required at the entry level.

Students will be instructed by passionate instructors with extensive nursing experience and prepared for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN).

Admission Requirements

  1. All applicants must be 18 years of age or more
  2. High School Diploma (or transcripts) or GED equivalency certificate

Additional information on the courses offered in this program, faculty, class schedules and admission requirements can be obtained by directly contacting Carrington College.

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX PN passrate (3 years): 91.67%
Average number of students tested annually: 65
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's NCLEX PN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX PN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Carrington College California - Sacramento as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 61 93 71.45
2011 63 89 88.22
2010 70 93 87.53
2009 67 84 88.47
2008 84 80 87.58
2007 72 83 85.88

ADN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 83.15%
Average number of students tested annually: 53
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Carrington College California - Sacramento as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2011 61 81.97 88.22
2010 52 82.69 87.53
2009 46 84.78 88.47
2008 21 76.19 87.58
2007 7 85.71 85.88

LPN to ADN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 83.15%
Average number of students tested annually: 53
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

School's NCLEX RN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Carrington College California - Sacramento as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2011 61 81.97 88.22
2010 52 82.69 87.53
2009 46 84.78 88.47
2008 21 76.19 87.58
2007 7 85.71 85.88

Carrington College California - Sacramento
8909 Folsom Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95826