Clark College

Vancouver, WA 98663
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Clark College is one of the thirty-five public 4-year colleges in Washington. The campus is located in an urban area, in Vancouver.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 10,000 students attend the school. Every year 25% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Clark College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $3,370, and fees were $243. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $8,723 and $243 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize City
Number of Students10,000
Student to Faculty Ratio13:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs

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 (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 16 104
Certificate 1 2
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 86.5%

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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
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).

Application fee
Undergrads $25
Graduates --

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$109/credit
In State Students$109/credit
Out of State Students$286/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 $4,905 $4,905 $12,870
ADN 70 $7,630 $7,630 $20,020
BSN 125 $13,625 $13,625 $35,750
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, 54% of Clark 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 34% $4,011
Other Federal Grant 3% $1,401
State Grant & Scholarships 25% $3,195
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 15% $1,673
Federal Student Loans 12% $4,291
Private Loans -- --


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$5,920
$30,001 to $48,000$7,641
$48,001 to $75,000$9,043
$75,001 to $110,000$13,305
Over $110,000$12,780

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Student Population













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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Washington state board of nursing.
Clark College
1933 Fort Vancouver Way
Vancouver, WA 98663

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