Salinas, CA 93901
Hartnell College is one of the 103 public 2-year colleges in California. Its campus is medium in size and located in Salinas. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.
Every year 31% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
Hartnell College's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $1,400, and fees were $20. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $7,650 and $20 respectively.
|Campus LocaleMidsize City|
|Student to Faculty Ratio35:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Offered
The Hartnell College Vocational Nursing Program is a newly redesigned 12 month program. The program is a year round course of study consisting of theoretical classroom instruction and clinical experience and laboratory competency.
The Vocational Nursing Program trains students to be licensed as vocational nurses to practice under the supervision of a registered nurse or a physician in a range of setting including medical offices, clinics, hospitals, correctional facilities, home health agencies and long term facilities.
- Hartnell College Admission for Application (general college application)
- High School Diploma or GED equivalency certificate (required by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians of the State of California)
- Complete application to the VN program
- Complete pre-requisite programs (all pre-requisite courses or equivalents must be completed with a 'C' grade or higher)
- Official college transcripts
The Vocational Nursing program receives more applications than there are spaces available. Admission will be based on the GPA and or work experience of the applicants.
Letters of recommendation and performance ratings from persons familiar with the work experience and education of the applicant in a health related field such as paramedic, nursing assistant, medical assistant or instructors will be considered during the process. Personal references will not be considered.
Admission Deadline is October. It is the responsibility of the applicant to seek answers to questions from the nursing department administrators, counseling faculty, Admission and Records Office and faculty members.
The college will require health screening, a series of immunizations a criminal background check after an applicant has been conditionally accepted into the program.
It is recommended that students in the program work no more than 16 hours a week due to the considerable clinical time commitment and rigorous coursework required.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
|Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years||5||16|
NCLEX-RN Passrate History
NCLEX-RN passrate history of Hartnell College as reported by California state board of nursing.
NCLEX-PN Passrate History
NCLEX-PN passrate history of Hartnell College as reported by California state board of nursing.
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges|
01/01/1952 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$46|
|In State Students||$46|
|Out of State Students||$200|
|In District Students||--|
|In State Students||--|
|Out of State Students||--|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 85% of Hartnell College'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||23%||$169|
|State Grant & Scholarships||84%||$1,929|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||2%||$477|
|Federal Student Loans||--||--|
$10,904Average Net Price/year
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$9,222|
|$30,001 to $48,000$9,037|
|$48,001 to $75,000$12,200|
|$75,001 to $110,000$13,891|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.