Santa Barbara City College

School of Nursing

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

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LPN Program

The Santa Barbara City College Vocational Nursing program is approved by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians. The program is a three-semester program intended to qualify students to function as Licensed Vocational Nurses in a variety of clinical settings.  

Students who successfully complete the program will receive a Certificate of Achievement and are eligible to apply to sit for the licensure examination to practice as a licensed vocational nurse.  

Students can go on to earn the Associate in Science Degree in Vocational Nursing by completing the Certificate of Achievement as well as college requirements which include at least 18 units of General Education coursework.

Admission Requirements:

  1. High school diploma or GED equivalency certificate
  2. A minimum grade of ‘C’ in pre-requisite courses
  3. CNA certification or if expired recent CAN experience

Applications are accepted year round.

Accepted applicants will be required to submit a current CPR certification to be maintained throughout the program, pay for the malpractice insurance fee maintained by the  and attend the orientation program meeting.

Successful applicants must complete the SBCC School of Nursing physical examination and proof of immunization within the 19 months of enrollment.

 

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX PN passrate (3 years): 98.33%
Average number of students tested annually: 36
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 Santa Barbara City College as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2011 30 97 88.22
2010 40 98 87.53
2008 36 100 87.58
2007 18 83 85.88

ADN Program

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years): 89.85%
Average number of students tested annually: 53
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 Santa Barbara City College as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 37 94.59 71.45
2011 52 86.54 88.22
2010 69 88.41 87.53
2009 47 93.62 88.47
2008 35 88.57 87.58
2007 41 90.24 85.88

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Santa Barbara City College
721 Cliff Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93109