Concorde Career College-San Diego

San Diego, CA 92113
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Concorde Career College-San Diego is one of the seventy-four private, for-profit 2-year colleges in California. The campus is located in an urban area, in San Diego.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 581 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 134 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 99 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 74%). Every year 75% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students581
Student to Faculty Ratio21:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelFor-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate74%

Nursing Programs

The college has been training healthcare professional for more than 40 years by offering specializing and training in degree programs with entry level programs is positions that are much in demand.

The Vocational Nursing program prepares students to take state licensing exams to become licensed practitioners, and to enter the workforce as competent skilled nurse.  Vocational nurses can function in a range of clinical settings under the direction of physicians and registered nurse.

The LVN uses the nursing process for patient assessment and to assist in the diagnosis made by RN for the planning, evaluation and implementation in providing care.

Students in the Vocational Nursing program benefit from actual hands on experience with real clinical experiences in real healthcare facilities.

Students in the full time program can earn their diploma in 13 months, and those in the part time program earn their diploma in as much as 20 months.

The Concorde curriculum aims to enable graduates to successfully function in a competitive workforce providing the skills required.

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 20 70
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 85.4%

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Institutional Accreditations
Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges
03/30/1969 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Neither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Required

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

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Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 85% of Concorde Career College-San Diego's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 64% $3,437
Other Federal Grant 35% $480
State Grant & Scholarships 1% $1,820
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 7% $937
Federal Student Loans 68% $6,541
Private Loans 23% $4,590


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$21,737
$30,001 to $48,000$21,477
$48,001 to $75,000$23,300
$75,001 to $110,000$24,739
Over $110,000$24,739

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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.
Concorde Career College-San Diego
4393 Imperial Avenue, Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92113

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