San Luis Obispo, CA 93403
Located in San Luis Obispo, California, Cuesta College is a public institution that offers diploma and associate's degree programs, which can take 2 to 4 years to complete.
Cuesta College has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).
Cuesta College's in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $1,196 and fees $38. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $6,370 and $38 respectively.
|Campus LocaleSuburb: Small|
|Student to Faculty Ratio26:1|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|Business ModelNot for Profit|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Offered
LPN to ADN
The Cuesta College ADN Program is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Cuesta College is an accredited member of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
All courses and curricula have been approved by the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges.
The program prepares students for an Associate in Science Degree. The curriculum is based on caring. A variety of clinical settings and diverse faculty offers students a well-rounded education. Community based internships and preceptorships equip students to become successful members of a health care team and encourage continued education.
Cuesta College employs a multi-criteria screening to assess candidates on the basis of previous degrees earned, relevant certificates, GPA for pre-requisite coursework, Science/English repeats, work volunteer experience in healthcare, language proficiency, score on assessment test and special life circumstances.
Admission will be offered to the highest scoring eligible applicants with random computer selection used to break a tie. Some of the admission requirements include: general admission requirements to Cuesta College, TEAS exam score.
The following course pre-requisites need to be completed with a ‘C’ grade or higher:
Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Microbiology (all including lab) and English Composition.
The Cuesta College Registered Nursing program prepares students to sit for the National Licensure Examination leading to licensure as a Registered Nurse.
Applicants who submit completed application and meet the general admission requirements for the college and fulfill the program pre-requisites will be required to complete a Background Check and Drug Screen, at their own expense, before they are able to begin clinical and internship rotations in the facilities of our community partners.
Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year
|Program name||Degree type||Graduates|
|Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse||Certificate||0|
|Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training||Certificate||1|
|Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse||Associate's degree||36|
|Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse||Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years||39|
NCLEX-RN Passrate History
NCLEX-RN passrate history of Cuesta College as reported by California state board of nursing.
NCLEX-PN Passrate History
NCLEX-PN passrate history of Cuesta College as reported by California state board of nursing.
Nearby Nursing Schools
The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Cuesta College
Allan Hancock College
32.25 miles away
West Hills College-Lemoore
84.01 miles away
Santa Barbara City College
86.92 miles away
San Joaquin Valley College - Bakersfield
94.58 miles away
College of the Sequoias
105.26 miles away
106.21 miles away
Monterey Peninsula College
108.01 miles away
108.84 miles away
112.33 miles away
Fresno City College
112.44 miles away
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges|
01/01/1968 - Current
$10,342Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
|Less than 30k$8,538|
|30k to 48k$9,459|
|48k to 75k$11,339|
|75k to 110k$13,530|
Cost Per Credit Hours
Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.
|Academic Year||In State||Out of State|
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Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
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