Citrus College

Glendora, CA 91741

Citrus College is a Los Angeles-area based community college located in Glendora, California. This two-year college is a large school that serves over 12,000 students. It was established all the way back in 1915 and it currently boasts a 100-acre campus. The campus itself has many unique features that make it stand out, such as a large herbarium. Citrus College offers students a variety of different educational opportunities. Students can earn many degrees and certificates at this school. There are also many beneficial programs that will appeal to the student body such as performance-arts and athletics teams.

Those who are pursuing nursing careers will be able to do so readily at Citrus College. This school offers a thorough RN program that will teach students everything that they need to succeed as professionals. Nursing students will be able to learn in an environment that is designed to provide them with the most authentic experience. All students will be learning the necessary skills to pass the licensure exam. This program is fully approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Being able to learn all of the appropriate skills while working in a multicultural environment will benefit all of the nursing students.


Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Campus SizeMedium
Student to Faculty Ratio30:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate69%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 1 11
Certificate 1 16
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 6 33
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 88.1%
  • NCLEX-PN: 88.4%

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Institutional Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
01/01/1952 - 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$245/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 $11,025
ADN 70 $3,220 $3,220 $17,150
BSN 125 $5,750 $5,750 $30,625
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, 53% of Citrus 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 45% $4,605
Other Federal Grant 10% $365
State Grant & Scholarships 33% $1,853
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 1% $477
Federal Student Loans 1% $4,623
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price/year
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$2,749
$30,001 to $48,000$3,334
$48,001 to $75,000$6,342
$75,001 to $110,000$7,531
Over $110,000$9,307

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Student Population













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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.

Citrus College
1000 W Foothill Blvd
Glendora, CA 91741

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