Mount St. Mary's College

College Type: Four or more years, Private not-for-profit

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ADN Program

Mount St. Mary's College is an independent, Catholic, liberal arts college which provides a values-based undergraduate education for women, as well as innovative programs for professional men and women on two historic campuses in Los Angeles. The Mount is the only Catholic college primarily for women in the Western United States.

Admissions Requirements

  • Admission to the Nursing program is based upon consideration of the completed application form, the student's academic achievement, personal statement and two satisfactory recommendations from individuals.
  • Overall GPA of 2.75 and a Science GPA of 2.5

For complete information, please see the college's ADN student Handbook for Details.

LVNs who meet the admission requirements for the program must also possess a current LVN license in good standing.

Candidates with previous Registered Nursing education may be given transfer credit for previous nursing courses equivalent to the Nursing Department courses. 

 

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 83.47%
Average number of students tested annually: 96
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 Mount St. Mary's College as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2011 85 78.82 88.22
2010 94 89.36 87.53
2009 107 82.24 88.47
2008 115 80 87.58
2007 95 66.32 85.88

BSN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 82.48%
Average number of students tested annually: 155
Program accreditations: CCNE
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 Mount St. Mary's College as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2011 162 76.54 88.22
2010 137 86.13 87.53
2009 164 84.76 88.47
2008 137 76.64 87.58
2007 122 89.34 85.88

Accelerated BSN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate : -
Average number of students tested annually: -
Program accreditations: CCNE
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

Masters Program

The Mount St. Mary’s College Master of Science in Nursing, program is designed to encourage personal and professional development.

It is intended to prepare nurses who intend to work in the nursing field to offer students a range of mobility and better career options.  The different graduate specialties develop core theoretical knowledge and practical skills required for practice at the graduate level. The program includes foundational courses in nursing theory, health policy, nursing research, ethical practice and healthcare systems financing.

The curriculum is a rigorous program which intends to strengthen the ability of students to work with a health care setting. Specific courses and pre-requisite examinations may be required for specific graduate tracks. Applicants who are deemed to be insufficiently prepared may be required to sit for special examinations to meet undergraduate pre-requisites.  

Admission Requirements

  1. Baccalaureate Degree from an accredited college or university
  2. Official transcripts for all coursework completed at the undergraduate and graduate level
  3. Two letters of recommendation from academic or professional referees
  4. Scores for the Graduate Record Examination (as required)
  5. Scores for the California Basic Educational Skills Test
  6. Health clearance (tuberculosis clearance included)
  7. Admission interviews with admissions committee  

Graduates from all tracks are eligible to sit for the national certification examination administered by the National Board on Certification and Re-certification.

 

Program accreditations: CCNE

Masters programs offered at this school:

MSN

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

RN to MSN

Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

LPN to BSN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 82.48%
Average number of students tested annually: 155
Program accreditations: CCNE
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 Mount St. Mary's College as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2011 162 76.54 88.22
2010 137 86.13 87.53
2009 164 84.76 88.47
2008 137 76.64 87.58
2007 122 89.34 85.88

LPN to ADN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 83.47%
Average number of students tested annually: 96
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 Mount St. Mary's College as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2011 85 78.82 88.22
2010 94 89.36 87.53
2009 107 82.24 88.47
2008 115 80 87.58
2007 95 66.32 85.88

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Mount St. Mary's College
12001 Chalon Rd
Los Angeles, CA 90049