Chaffey College

Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91737
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Chaffey College is one of the one hundred three public 2-year colleges in California. The campus is located in a suburb, in Rancho Cucamonga.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 22,508 students attend the school. Every year 23% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Chaffey College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $1,104, and fees were $66. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $6,984 and $66 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students22,508
Student to Faculty Ratio24:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate68%

Nursing Programs

The Chaffey College Vocational Nurse program is approved by the State of California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT). The program is designed to enable VN’s to function in acute and extended care facilities.

The LVN program is a one and a half year program in length which begins in the fall and spring semesters consisting of in classroom lectures and laboratory instruction in actual clinical settings.

Admission Requirements:

  1. Submit Official High School transcripts or GED equivalency certificate
  2. Submit all official college transcripts
  3. Pre-requisites courses: Anatomy and Physiology, or Human Anatomy and Human Physiology
  4. CNA certification (or completion of Nursing Assistant courses)

All applications documents should be submitted between October and the 1st of March.

Successful applicants who met the requirements for the program will receive a letter to attend mandatory orientation session.

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 5 16
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 1 17
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years 0 0
Certificate 0 18
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 64.4%
  • NCLEX-RN: 92.3%

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Institutional Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
01/01/1952 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
01/01/1978 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$46/credit
In State Students$46/credit
Out of State Students$291/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $2,070 $2,070 $13,095
ADN 70 $3,220 $3,220 $20,370
BSN 125 $5,750 $5,750 $36,375
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 71% of Chaffey College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 51% $4,376
Other Federal Grant 12% $674
State Grant & Scholarships 68% $1,847
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 7% $684
Federal Student Loans -- --
Private Loans -- $8,853


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$8,793
$30,001 to $48,000$9,902
$48,001 to $75,000$11,882
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000--

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Student Population













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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.
Chaffey College
5885 Haven Ave
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91737

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