Antelope Valley College

Lancaster, CA 93536

Located in Lancaster, California, Antelope Valley College is a public institution that offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

Antelope Valley College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).


Campus LocaleSuburb: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio23:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. ADN
  2. LPN

    The program is offered in four semesters after enrollment in the first nursing course. Students will require a minimum of three more semesters to complete the pre-requisites for admission to the program.

    The ADN program allows students the opportunity to sit for the national licensure examinations as well as serving as a bridge to acquire an advanced degree in nursing.

    The curriculum at Antelope Valley College is a rigorous program which comprises of theoretical knowledge and clinical practice.

    Admission Requirements:

    • Official High school transcript or GED
    • Physical examination for communicable diseases and other impairments
    • Pre-requisite courses completed with a ‘C’ grade or higher 
    • Minimum GPA of 2.4 for all college courses taken

    Students accepted into the program will be required to purchase personal liability insurance and submit to a drug test and a criminal background check.

    The Antelope Valley Associate Degree Nursing program is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing.

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 9
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 101

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Antelope Valley College

Career Care Institute - Lancaster
1.68 miles away
Joseph's School of Nursing
2.75 miles away
High Desert Medical College
2.8 miles away
Integrity College Of Health
35 miles away
California State University-Northridge
36.01 miles away
Anderson Medical Career College
36.26 miles away
St. Jude Healthcare Education Center
36.46 miles away
Preferred College of Nursing - Van Nuys
36.76 miles away
Allied Medical & Health Services, Inc.
37.45 miles away
Valley School of Allied Health
38.11 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
01/01/1952 - Current



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$2,957
30k to 48k$3,594
48k to 75k$5,714
75k to 110k$7,056
Over 110k$9,421
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $46.00 $257.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Non-resident alien

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Antelope Valley College
3041 West Ave K
Lancaster, CA 93536

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