Carrington College-San Jose

San Jose, CA 95138
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Carrington College-San Jose is one of the seventy-four private, for-profit 2-year colleges in California. The campus is located in an urban area, in San Jose.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 680 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 59 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 44 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 74%). Every year 74% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students680
Student to Faculty Ratio19:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelFor-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate74%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 4 14
Associate's degree 1 6
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 61.2%

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Institutional Accreditations
Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges
04/25/1999 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
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

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

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Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 94% of Carrington College-San Jose's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 73% $3,846
Other Federal Grant 34% $276
State Grant & Scholarships 2% $4,031
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 45% $416
Federal Student Loans 80% $7,151
Private Loans 7% $613


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$16,873
$30,001 to $48,000$18,993
$48,001 to $75,000$19,136
$75,001 to $110,000$21,934
Over $110,000$22,351

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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.
Carrington College-San Jose
5883 Rue Ferrari, Ste. 125
San Jose, CA 95138

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