Carrington College-Sacramento

Sacramento, CA 95826

Carrington College-Sacramento is a privately run, for profit institution, located in Sacramento, California. It offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 year to complete.

The institution is part of Carrington Colleges Group Inc. that operates 10 campuses in Sacramento, San Jose, San Leandro, Phoenix, AZ, Boise, ID, Albuquerque, NM, Las Vegas, NV, Reno, NV, Portland, OR, Phoenix, AZ.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 170 and 78 students were accepted.


Campus LocaleSuburb: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio14:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
Business ModelFor Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate57%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. ADN
  2. LPN to ADN
  3. LPN

    The Carrington College practical nursing program is designed to enable students to earn a certificate in Vocational Nursing develops the skills and knowledge to provide nursing care to patients in healthcare settings. Upon earning the certificate or the associate degree in Vocational Nursing the school guarantees students to develop knowledge and skills needed to care for patients at an essential level, providing simple nursing care for patients who are experiencing common, well-defined health problems.

    Graduates from the program will work under the supervision of a licensed physician or a Registered Nurse in a range of health care setting including doctor’s offices, clinics, community based health care and assisted living facilities.

    The program is geared to training compassionate, responsible and self directed students to enter a field that can be both challenging and fulfilling.

    The curriculum is intended to provide the appropriate combination of in class theoretical instruction with hands on clinical and laboratory practice in healthcare facilities in the area to allow a command of the skills required at the entry level.

    Students will be instructed by passionate instructors with extensive nursing experience and prepared for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN).

    Admission Requirements

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

    Additional information on the courses offered in this program, faculty, class schedules and admission requirements can be obtained by directly contacting Carrington College.

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Certificate 72
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 52
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training Associate's degree 114

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Carrington College-Sacramento

Brightwood College-Sacramento
5.74 miles away
Carrington College-Citrus Heights
9.1 miles away
Carrington College-Stockton
38.94 miles away
Carrington College-Pleasant Hill
56.25 miles away
Brightwood College-Modesto
60.52 miles away
Carrington College-San Leandro
72.25 miles away
Carrington College-San Jose
93.38 miles away
Carrington College-Reno
105.22 miles away
Institute of Technology
149.2 miles away
San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia
188.67 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
07/01/2001 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Neither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Required

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$12,270
30k to 48k--
48k to 75k$16,419
75k to 110k--
Over 110k--
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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
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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Carrington College-Sacramento
8909 Folsom Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95826

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