California Nurses Educational Institute

Palm Springs, CA 92264

California Nurses Educational Institute is a private, for profit institution, located in Palm Springs, California. It offers diploma and certificate programs, which can be completed in 2 years or less.

California Nurses Educational Institute 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 Ratio15:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
LevelLess than 2 year
Business ModelFor Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate75%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. LPN

    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. 

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide Certificate 56
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 55

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from California Nurses Educational Institute

Summit College
49.76 miles away
North-West College-Pomona
74.26 miles away
Palladium Technical Academy
91 miles away
Angeles Institute
91.5 miles away
North-West College-Pasadena
97.15 miles away
San Diego State University - Imperial Valley Campus
97.75 miles away
American Career College-Lynwood
98.43 miles away
North-West College-Glendale
103.66 miles away
Marian Health Careers Center-Los Angeles Campus
104.79 miles away
Career Development Institute Inc
109.78 miles away


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



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


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

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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California Nurses Educational Institute
5200 E. Ramon Rd. Suite I-1
Palm Springs, CA 92264

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