Bay Area College of Nursing, Inc.

College of Nursing

College Type: Less than 2 years (below associate), Private for-profit


LPN Program

The Bay Area College Vocational Nursing program is a 1588.5-hour comprehensive program. It offers two types, i.e. theoretical in class and practical clinical training program which. It requires three terms of academic work and clinical experience to meet the Basic Curriculum guidelines.

The Nursing program includes 576 hours of theoretical instruction and correlated with 1012.5 hours of clinical practice. It develops the knowledge, abilities, and skills required to care for different types of patients in a range of healthcare settings.

The curriculum develops in a sequence that enables the student progressive mastery of knowledge, skills and abilities.

Admissions Requirements:

  • Official high school transcript or GED equivalency certificate
  • Complete Pre-requisite courses with a ‘C’ grade or higher
  • Complete Entrance Assessment Test (English and Mathematics) must have been taken in the last 2 years
  • Current and valid CPR certificate
  • Health Examination.
  • Personal liability insurance
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Two letters of recommendations

Applicants with completed applications will be placed on the eligibility list on a first come first serve basis. Applicants will be competitively screened for available slots based on qualifications. Enrollment must be completed within ten days from being accepted in the program.

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX PN passrate (3 years): 46.33%
Average number of students tested annually: 44
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 Bay Area College of Nursing, Inc. as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 39 52 71.45
2011 34 50 88.22
2010 59 37 87.53
2009 69 75 88.47
2008 8 38 87.58
2007 14 79 85.88

Bay Area College of Nursing, Inc.
824 San Antonio Road
Palo Alto, CA 94303