Clark College

Vancouver, WA 98663

Located in Vancouver, Washington, Clark College is a public institution that offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The institution is part of Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges that operates 10 campuses in Tacoma, Bellevue, Bellingham, Moses Lake, Bothell, Centralia, Vancouver, Lakewood, Pasco, Lynnwood.

Clark College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).

Clark College in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $3,322 and fees $176. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $8,665 and $176 respectively.


Campus LocaleCity: Midsize
Student to Faculty Ratio13:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. ADN

    The Clark College ADN Program prepares graduates to offer professional care in a range of healthcare facilities.  The program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. The program combines theoretical in class instruction with practical experience in the laboratory and in clinical settings.  

    Graduates from the program will be awarded an Associate in Applied Science degree in Nursing and are eligible to apply to sit for the National Council Examination for Licensing as a registered nurse.

    Students can pursue additional credits to earn an Associate of Arts Degree or transfer credits to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.  

    Admission Requirements:

    • All official transcripts (college level coursework credit needs to be evaluated for transcript evaluation)
    • Pre-requisite courses must be completed with a 3.0 Grade Point Average

    Applicants will be notified of additional requirements upon the preliminary evaluation is completed. The program is a competitive program with limited acceptance.

    Students accepted into the program will be required to attend a mandatory orientation. Students who don’t attend the orientation will forfeit their position.  
    Students entering into the program are also required to submit proof of physical examination, documentation of immunizations series, submit to criminal background check before enrollment in their classes.

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide Certificate 88
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Associate's degree 136

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Clark College

Oregon Health & Science University
9.49 miles away
Valley Medical College
48.34 miles away
Centralia College
76.14 miles away
Pierce College-Fort Steilacoom
106.25 miles away
Grays Harbor College
106.32 miles away
Clover Park Technical College
106.67 miles away
Tacoma Community College
111.48 miles away
Green River College
118.03 miles away
Yakima Valley College
121.05 miles away
Highline College
122.25 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
12/01/1948 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
06/01/1970 - Current



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$6,134
30k to 48k$7,179
48k to 75k$9,971
75k to 110k$12,658
Over 110k$13,175
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $105.00 $282.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $0.00 $0.00

Student Population













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

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Clark College
1933 Fort Vancouver Way
Vancouver, WA 98663

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