Loma Linda University

Loma Linda, CA 92350
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Loma Linda University is a private university offering more than 100 programs to undergrads and grads. It is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and is affiliated with the Seventh-day Adventist Church and part of the Seventh-day Adventist education system. The on-campus church has a large congregation, with over 7,000 members from the Loma Linda area. Since the beginning of the college’s history, Loma Linda has offered nursing and medical programs to students. In 1913, the College of Medical Evangelists was opened to offer nursing and medical students clinical experience. Nursing is now offered through the Loma Linda University School of Nursing.


The Loma Linda University School of Nursing works closely with the Loma Linda University Medical Center, where more than 30,000 patients are admitted each year. Nursing students receive hands-on training at the hospital, local offices, and nursing homes while completing their undergraduate or graduate degree. The undergraduate programs offered include BSN, BA to BSN, LVN to BSN, and RN to BSN. Students must complete the required prerequisite courses at an accredited university or college before enrolling in one of these programs. Loma Linda University also offers graduate programs for those seeking an MS, DNP, or Ph.D. in nursing.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students4,417
Student to Faculty Ratio3:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Seventh Day Adventists
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 0 0
Bachelor's degree 32 129
Master's degree 0 1
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 0 0
Post-master's certificate 0 0
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 89.3%

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Institutional Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission
10/31/1960 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
03/03/2000 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
03/03/2000 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
02/08/2011 - Current


No Info Available

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$640/credit
In State Students$640/credit
Out of State Students$640/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$795/credit
In State Students$795/credit
Out of State Students$795/credit

Tuition Estimates

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
LPN 45 $28,800 $28,800 $28,800
ADN 70 $44,800 $44,800 $44,800
BSN 125 $80,000 $80,000 $80,000
FNP 50 $39,750 $39,750 $39,750
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
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.

Financial Aid

No Info Available

Student Population













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

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.
Loma Linda University
11139 Anderson Street
Loma Linda, CA 92350

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