College of the Sequoias

Visalia, CA 93277

Located in Visalia, California, College of the Sequoias is a public institution that offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 year to complete.

The institution is part of California Community College System that operates 10 campuses in Sacramento, Bakersfield, Barstow, Oroville, Aptos, Norwalk, Ridgecrest, Hayward, Rancho Cucamonga, Kentfield.

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

College of the Sequoias in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $1,288 and fees $100. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $7,196 and $100 respectively.

College Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Midsize
Student to Faculty Ratio-
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Available Nursing Programs

ADN (2016 NCLEX passrate: 88.24%)

The College of the Sequoias Associate Degree Registered Nurse and Licensed Vocational Nurse and Registered Program is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, and successful completion of the requirements qualifies the graduate to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).

The four semester program is designed to prepare students for entry level employment as well as for further study in the field of Nursing.

Students who graduate from this program are prepared for the role of care provider in a range of healthcare settings and as administrators. The curriculum allows for experience in a variety of health care settings including surgical, medical, perinatal, pediatric, geriatric and psychotic health.

Admission Requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited high school or GED equivalency certificate
  • Total GPA of 2.5 or higher for all college level courses
  • A minimum of a ‘C’ grade of higher for English 1
  • Complete 4 semester units including a lab component in each Biology pre-requisite course (With no more than one repeat)
  • TEAS exam score of 62% or higher in the first three attempts

LVN-RN bridge program additional requirements:

  • LVN Program Certificate
  • LVN License
  • IV Certification

The following courses are mandatory pre-requisites to be completed before application for entry into the RN program (BIOLOGY 30 Human Anatomy, BIOLOGY 31 Human Physiology, BIOLOGY 40 Microbiology, and ENGLISH 1)

Successful applicants are required to complete the following before the first class session of the Nursing Program: Attend Mandatory Orientation, present current CPR certification for health workers from the American Heart Association, possesses a valid California Driver’s License and California Auto Insurance, Present Health Clearance including required immunizations and physical Exam.

LPN to ADN (2012 NCLEX passrate: 79.07%)

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from College of the Sequoias

Reedley College
21.14 miles away
Porterville College
25.25 miles away
West Hills College-Lemoore
28.4 miles away
Fresno City College
40.65 miles away
San Joaquin Valley College - Bakersfield
68.46 miles away
Merced College
94.91 miles away
Cuesta College
105.26 miles away
Cerro Coso Community College
105.79 miles away
Allan Hancock College
113.73 miles away
Gavilan College
132.62 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
01/01/1952 - Current

Admissions

100%

Acceptance Rate

Cost (Net Price)

$2,868

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$1,554
30k to 48k$1,937
48k to 75k$3,932
75k to 110k$5,742
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Financial Aid & Loan

73%

Recipients

$3,415

Average Amount

Any grant or scholarship aid

44%

Recipients

$3,535

Average Amount

Pell grants

2%

Recipients

$3,621

Average Amount

Federal Student Loans

Student Population

11,959

Undergrads

0

Graduates

6,795

Women

5,164

Men

42%

Full-time

58%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
Hispanic
65%
White
24%
Asian
4%
Black/African American
3%
Two or more races
3%
Race/ethnicity unknown
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Non-resident alien
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing
College of the Sequoias
915 S. Mooney Blvd
Visalia, CA 93277
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