Antelope Valley College
Antelope Valley College is one of the fifty public 4-year colleges in California. The campus is located in a suburb, in Lancaster.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 14,125 students attend the school. Every year 24% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Antelope Valley College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $1,104, and fees were $20. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $6,480 and $20 respectively.
|Campus LocaleLarge Suburb|
|Number of Students14,125|
|Student to Faculty Ratio24:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
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.
- 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 (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||0||0|
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges|
01/01/1952 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$46/credit|
|In State Students||$46/credit|
|Out of State Students||$270/credit|
|In District Students||-|
|In State Students||-|
|Out of State Students||-|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 84% of Antelope Valley College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||5%||$630|
|State Grant & Scholarships||82%||$2,056|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||15%||$770|
|Federal Student Loans||7%||$3,828|
$9,761Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$7,766|
|$30,001 to $48,000$8,245|
|$48,001 to $75,000$10,751|
|$75,001 to $110,000$11,701|
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- California State PTA Continuing Education Scholarship for School Nurses
- FNSNA Promise of Nursing Scholarships
- Licensed Vocational Nurse to Associate Degree Nursing Scholarships
- Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship Program
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing Scholarship Program
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.