North - West College - Glendale

College Type: Less than 2 years (below associate), Private for-profit


LPN Program

North-West College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges. It is approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Vocational Nursing programs are accredited by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT).

The Program is a combination of 9 practical theory based courses. VN’s are trained to assess the basic physical emotional, spiritual, and socio-cultural needs of the patient through theoretical and general requirement courses and practical clinical skills.

The program has been in operation for over 40 years and is recognized as one of the finest Vocational Nursing programs in California.

Admission to the Vocational Nursing program will require official high school diploma or GED equivalency certificate. Graduates from the program are eligible to apply to be examined for licensure as to become a Licensed Vocational Nurse.    

Applicants can set up an appointment with the Admissions representative to tour the college before completing an application for admission.

Graduates from the program can serve in a range of healthcare setting including hospitals, physicians offices, skilled nursing facilities, clinics, correctional facilities and home health care agencies to mention a few.

Degree requirements include the completion of a research project, written paper and presentation along with work outside of the classroom (times and location decided by student).



State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX PN passrate (3 years): 60.67%
Average number of students tested annually: 16
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 North - West College - Glendale as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 6 67 71.45
2011 18 61 88.22
2010 24 54 87.53
2009 21 43 88.47

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North - West College - Glendale
221 North Brand
Glendale, CA 91203