El Camino Community College District

College Type: At least 2 but less than 4 years, Public

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ADN Program

The El Camino Community College Associate Degree Nursing Program is a rigorous program intended to prepare students academically and personally for a career in nursing. The Nursing Program is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing and accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.

The program runs mandatory general orientation sessions each semester for prospective applicants and how to qualify for enrollment in the program.

The curriculum requires that nursing courses must be taken sequentially as should non nursing course not taken prior to entering the program. Applicants entering the program need to consult a nursing counselor for transferability of science courses.

Admissions Requirements:  

  • Meet the requirements for entry to the college
  • High school diploma  or GED equivalency certificate
  • Valid Social Security Number
  • Attend Mandatory Information Session
  • Meet the pre-requisites for nursing program with a minimum of 2.5 GPA (completed within seven years before date of application)
  • Complete a Nursing Program Verification form
  • TEAS V Exam

Prospective applicants can contact Nursing Counselors can schedule an appointment with a counselor. The department of nursing will review applicant’s documents only after a complete application with all supporting documents has been submitted.

All complete applications will be reviewed and ranked according to the Multi-Criteria Enrollment criteria.  Students who receive a conditional offer can choose to accept or decline the offer.  

Graduates from the nursing program are eligible to apply to sit for the National Licensing Examination to be licensed to practice as Registered Nursing.

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (2 years): 92.4%
Average number of students tested annually: 112
Program accreditations: NLNAC
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 El Camino Community College District as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2010 110 94.5 87.53
2009 114 90.3 88.47

El Camino Community College District
16007 Crenshaw Blvd
Torrance, CA 90506