ADN Programs in California


There are 100 nursing schools in California that provide ADN program. We gathered some key information about each school to help you learn more about the schools' characteristics and the programs they provide.

Where applicable we also list weighted average NCLEX pass rate of the students who attended the schools in the last 3 years.

Allan Hancock College
Santa Maria, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 81.00%
  • PN: 96.00%

American River College
Sacramento, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 95.60%

Antelope Valley College
Lancaster, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 83.70%
  • PN: 87.10%

Bakersfield College
Bakersfield, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 91.70%
  • PN: 78.40%

Butte College
Oroville, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 82.90%
  • PN: 95.10%

Cabrillo College
Aptos, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 77.40%

Career Networks Institute
Orange, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 77.40%
  • PN: 67.90%

Carrington College-Sacramento
Sacramento, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 78.60%
  • PN: 89.10%

CBD College
Los Angeles, CA


Cerritos College
Norwalk, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 86.40%

Chabot College
Hayward, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 99.10%

Chaffey College
Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 92.30%
  • PN: 64.40%

Citrus College
Glendora, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 88.10%
  • PN: 88.40%

City College of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 87.50%
  • PN: 62.60%

College of Marin
Kentfield, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 88.40%

College of San Mateo
San Mateo, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 79.60%

College of the Canyons
Santa Clarita, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 83.30%

College of the Desert
Palm Desert, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 88.10%
  • PN: 82.20%

College of the Redwoods
Eureka, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 88.60%

College of the Sequoias
Visalia, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 88.80%

College of the Siskiyous
Weed, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 95.00%
  • PN: 97.10%

Contra Costa College
San Pablo, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 83.00%

Copper Mountain Community College
Joshua Tree, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 86.20%
  • PN: 98.00%

Cuesta College
San Luis Obispo, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 100.00%
  • PN: 81.10%

Cypress College
Cypress, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 89.70%

De Anza College
Cupertino, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 92.20%

East Los Angeles College
Monterey Park, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 67.90%

El Camino College-Compton Center
Compton, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 72.40%

El Camino Community College District
Torrance, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 90.10%

Evergreen Valley College
San Jose, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 90.90%

Fresno City College
Fresno, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 77.80%

Gavilan College
Gilroy, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 81.00%
  • PN: 95.30%

Glendale Community College
Glendale, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 91.60%

Golden West College
Huntington Beach, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 91.20%

Grossmont College
El Cajon, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 94.40%

Hartnell College
Salinas, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 94.30%
  • PN: 92.90%

Imperial Valley College
Imperial, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 91.40%
  • PN: 83.60%

Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 89.30%

Long Beach City College
Long Beach, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 91.30%
  • PN: 79.80%

Los Angeles City College
Los Angeles, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 87.50%

Los Angeles County College of Nursing and Allied Health
Los Angeles, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 95.10%

Los Angeles Harbor College
Wilmington, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 96.40%

Los Angeles Pierce College
Woodland Hills, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 82.00%

Los Angeles Southwest College
Los Angeles, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 72.00%

Los Angeles Trade Technical College
Los Angeles, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 88.90%

Los Angeles Valley College
Valley Glen, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 87.80%

Los Medanos College
Pittsburg, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 86.70%
  • PN: 85.40%

Mendocino College
Ukiah, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 96.00%

Merced College
Merced, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 88.50%
  • PN: 89.70%

Merritt College
Oakland, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 95.20%

MiraCosta College
Oceanside, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 94.50%
  • PN: 96.40%

Mission College
Santa Clara, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 69.40%
  • PN: 90.60%

Modesto Junior College
Modesto, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 89.10%

Monterey Peninsula College
Monterey, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 95.60%

Moorpark College
Moorpark, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 93.00%

Mount Saint Mary's University
Los Angeles, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 74.90%

Mt San Antonio College
Walnut, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 86.70%

Mt San Jacinto Community College District
San Jacinto, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 92.80%

Napa Valley College
Napa, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 79.60%
  • PN: 74.30%

National University
La Jolla, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 93.20%

Ohlone College
Fremont, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 80.80%

Pacific Union College
Angwin, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 84.30%

Palomar College
San Marcos, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 91.90%

Pasadena City College
Pasadena, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 86.20%
  • PN: 65.90%

Porterville College
Porterville, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 88.00%

Rio Hondo College
Whittier, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 91.50%
  • PN: 91.90%

Riverside City College
Riverside, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 92.90%
  • PN: 97.80%

Sacramento City College
Sacramento, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 95.30%
  • PN: 89.20%

Saddleback College
Mission Viejo, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 95.40%

San Bernardino Valley College
San Bernardino, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 78.60%

San Diego City College
San Diego, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 89.20%

San Joaquin Delta College
Stockton, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 89.20%

San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia
Visalia, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 79.00%
  • PN: 85.70%

Santa Ana College
Santa Ana, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 88.20%

Santa Barbara City College
Santa Barbara, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 94.00%
  • PN: 97.00%

Santa Monica College
Santa Monica, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 93.30%

Santa Rosa Junior College
Santa Rosa, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 93.40%
  • PN: 98.70%

Shasta College
Redding, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 88.00%
  • PN: 55.70%

Sierra College
Rocklin, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 99.00%

Solano Community College
Fairfield, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 86.00%

Southwestern College
Chula Vista, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 87.60%
  • PN: 84.60%

Stanbridge University
Irvine, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 100.00%
  • PN: 89.80%

Unitek College
Fremont, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 73.50%
  • PN: 73.00%

University of Phoenix-California
Costa Mesa, CA


Ventura College
Ventura, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 89.10%

Victor Valley College
Victorville, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 98.40%

West Coast University-Los Angeles
North Hollywood, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 89.20%

West Hills College-Lemoore
Lemoore, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 82.80%

Yuba College
Marysville, CA

Average NCLEX pass rate
  • RN: 83.00%


Closed Schools/Programs

Brightwood College-San Diego
San Diego, CA

School closed in 2019

Everest College - Ontario Metro
Ontario, CA

School closed in 2015

ITT Technical Institute-Rancho Cordova
Rancho Cordova, CA

School closed in 2016