Concorde Career College-San Diego
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.
|Campus LocaleLarge City|
|Number of Students581|
|Student to Faculty Ratio21:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
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|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||20||70|
Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges|
03/30/1969 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|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|
|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
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|
|Other Federal Grant||35%||$480|
|State Grant & Scholarships||1%||$1,820|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||7%||$937|
|Federal Student Loans||68%||$6,541|
$22,105Average Net Price
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|
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- California State PTA Continuing Education Scholarship for School Nurses
- FNSNA Promise of Nursing Scholarships
- Licensed Vocational Nurse to Associate Degree Nursing Scholarships
- Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship Program
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing Scholarship Program
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.