Contra Costa College
San Pablo, CA 94806
Located in San Pablo, California, Contra Costa College 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.
Contra Costa College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).
Contra Costa College in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $1,288 and fees $20. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $7,924 and $20 respectively.
|Campus LocaleSuburb: Large|
|Student to Faculty Ratio22:1|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|Business ModelNot for Profit|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Offered
The Contra Costa College Nursing program is intended to prepare nursing professionals who are able to meet the healthcare needs of individuals, families and communities.
The faculty at Contra is committed to teamwork, collaboration, inquiry, critical thinking and creativity, technical competence, excellence in the safe practice of our profession based on research and evidence and promoting respect for the individual and family.
Application into the nursing program is competitive. The application for admission is available on the Contra Costa College nursing web page, or the Admissions and Records web page.
Admission Pre-requisites in addition to standard requirements:
- Take and pass TEAS V examination
- Health clearance and criminal background check and drug screening as required by clinical agencies
- Pre-requisite Courses to be completed with a ‘C’ grade or better to qualify for admission (Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Microbiology, English Composition, Drug Dosage Calculations, and Pharmacology with a minimum GPA of 2.75 ) (Introduction to Sociology, General Psychology, Human Communication and Development Psychology with a Minimum cumulative GPA 3.0)
Licensed Vocational Nurse and Practical Nurses are admitted into the third semester of the nursing program with the same pre-requisite courses as above with the required GPA to be eligible.
Transfer applicants who completed part of a nursing curriculum, theory and clinical at another institution must follow the same application process as any other advanced placement applicant. (The same pre-requisite courses are required).
LPN to ADN
NCLEX-RN Passrate History
NCLEX-RN passrate history of Contra Costa College as reported by California state board of nursing.
Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year
|Program name||Degree type||Graduates|
|Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse||Associate's degree||40|
Nearby Nursing Schools
The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Contra Costa College
Carrington College California - Emeryville
9.18 miles away
College of Marin
11.34 miles away
15.64 miles away
Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts - Concord
15.87 miles away
City College of San Francisco
17.77 miles away
Napa Valley College
21.32 miles away
Solano Community College
22.03 miles away
25.92 miles away
Los Medanos College
26.31 miles away
College of San Mateo
29.99 miles away
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges|
01/01/1952 - Current
Cost (Net Price)
$8,366Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
|Less than 30k$6,579|
|30k to 48k$7,123|
|48k to 75k$8,102|
|75k to 110k--|
Financial Aid & Loan
Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid
Students Who receive Pell Grants
Federal Student Loans
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)
California State PTA offers scholarships annually ($500) to encourage PTA members to continue their education and pursue studies in higher education in California.Scholarships are granted to [...]
These scholarships are available to full-time student in selected regions of the U.S. Eligibility is determined by applicant's school/college of nursing's zip code. Applicants for [...]
LVN graduates may apply concurrently to the Foundation's Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship, and if rejected, may then apply for this scholarship. Scholarships are available to students who [...]
Applicant to this scholarship must be currently accepted or enrolled in an Associate Degree nursing program and must have valid legal presence and ability to work and provide care in [...]
Students who are currently enrolled or accepted into a Bachelor of Science Nursing Program may apply and receive up to $13,000 for one academic year. In return for receiving the scholarship, [...]
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing