California Nurses Educational Institute

Nursing Programs

The California Nurses Educational Institute Licensed Vocational Nursing program trains students to assist in patient care in a range of medical settings.

The LVN can administer medication, change dressing, prepare food trays, monitor equipment, maintain patient’s charts, take vital signs amongst other duties to be performed in a healthcare environment including prep patients for surgery and assisting a surgeon in the operating room.

Previous graduates from the CNEI Vocational Nursing Program have found employment at Desert Regional Medical Center, Indio Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and the California Nursing and Rehab Center.

Graduates will be eligible to apply to sit for licensing to become a Licensed Vocational Nurse.

Admission Requirements

  • All applicants must be 18 years of age or more
  • High School Diploma (or transcripts) or GED equivalency certificate


The program takes 16 months to complete. 

State board of nursing approval: Fully Approved
Average NCLEX PN passrate (3 years): 71%
Average number of students tested annually: 43
Program accreditations: Not Accredited
Available Study Options
Fulltime Parttime On Campus Online Hybrid Weekend Evening

NCLEX PN Passrate History

Annual NCLEX PN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at California Nurses Educational Institute as reported by California state board of nursing.

Passrate (%)
Year Students Tested School National Avg
2012 45 76 71.45
2011 41 80 88.22
2010 42 57 87.53
2009 39 62 88.47
2008 39 56 87.58
2007 33 67 85.88
What is this?

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation
Council on Occupational Education
09/20/2005 - Current

Overview

Campus LocaleSuburb: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
LevelLess than 2 year
OwnershipPrivate
Business ModelFor Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate75%

Admissions

100%

Acceptance Rate

Cost

$20,423

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$20,351
30k to 48k$22,360
48k to 75k$24,188
75k to 110k$24,438
Over 110k$24,438
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Financial Aid & Loan

59%

Recipients

$3,605

Average Amount

Any grant or scholarship aid

56%

Recipients

$3,604

Average Amount

Pell grants

61%

Recipients

$9,497

Average Amount

Federal Student Loans

Students

241

Undergrads

0

Graduates

197

Women

44

Men

100%

Full-time

0%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
Hispanic
63%
White
15%
Asian
11%
Black/African American
4%
Two or more races
4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Race/ethnicity unknown
0%
Non-resident alien
0%

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California Nurses Educational Institute
5200 E. Ramon Rd. Suite I-1
Palm Springs, CA 92264
(760) 416-5955

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