Rio Hondo College

HEALTH SCIENCE AND NURSING DIVISION

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

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LPN Program

The Rio Hondo College Nursing program is accredited by the California State Board of Registered Nursing. Graduates from the program are eligible to sit for the examination that leads to licensure as licensed practitioner.

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.

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 has the following requirements for admission:

  • Official high school diploma or GED equivalency certificate
  • Unofficial transcripts from other colleges attended by the applicant including programs in Rio Hondo College
  • A copy of transcripts for a degree from another institution if applicable
  • Verification on letterhead from any health care facility the applicant has worked in if applicable
  • Official copy of the ATI TEAS test if applicable
  • Pre-requisites for the course are (Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Microbiology, English 101 and Math for Health Professional)

Successful applicants will be required to submit to a background check, fingerprinting, and physical clearance before registering in the Nursing program. 
 
 
 

 

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX PN passrate (3 years): 93.67%
Average number of students tested annually: 27
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 Rio Hondo College as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 24 92 71.45
2011 25 92 88.22
2010 31 97 87.53
2009 28 86 88.47
2008 22 91 87.58
2007 15 100 85.88

ADN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 92.36%
Average number of students tested annually: 104
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 Rio Hondo College as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2011 97 92.78 88.22
2010 116 91.38 87.53
2009 99 92.93 88.47
2008 88 78.41 87.58
2007 83 85.54 85.88

LPN to ADN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 92.36%
Average number of students tested annually: 104
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 Rio Hondo College as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2011 97 92.78 88.22
2010 116 91.38 87.53
2009 99 92.93 88.47
2008 88 78.41 87.58
2007 83 85.54 85.88

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Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Rd
Whittier, CA 90601