Los Angeles Harbor College

Wilmington, CA 90744
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Los Angeles Harbor College is one of the one hundred three public 2-year colleges in California. The campus is located in an urban area, in Wilmington.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 8,861 students attend the school. Every year 23% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Los Angeles Harbor College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $1,196, and fees were $24. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $7,514 and $24 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students8,861
Student to Faculty Ratio25:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate72%

Nursing Programs

The Los Angeles Harbor College, Associate Degree Registered Nursing Program has been preparing students to become Registered Nurses since 1963. The program is approved by the Board of Registered Nursing and is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.

The program prepares students to be eligible to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination to be licensed as Registered Nurses.

The Registered Nursing program is four semesters in length without taking into consideration time taken to complete pre-requisite courses. The program combines in class room theoretical instruction with a range of clinical practice opportunities and small group discussions.

Clinical experience allows students to take part in simulated clinical situations, nursing skills laboratories and community based experiences in home healthcare agencies and hospitals.

Admission Requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited High School or GED equivalency
  • Acceptance as a fully matriculated student at LAHC
  • Complete pre-requisite courses (for anatomy, physiology, and microbiology prerequisite courses with no grade less than “C” for each and no more than one repetition in any of these courses and English 101 and Psychology 1 with a “C” grade or more)
  • Meet LAHC math requirement
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher for all college level coursework
  • Achieve minimum score entrance exam for basic academic skills


Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 17 47
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 96.4%

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Institutional Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
01/01/1952 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
08/01/1997 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

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$46/credit
In State Students$46/credit
Out of State Students$261/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

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 $2,070 $2,070 $11,745
ADN 70 $3,220 $3,220 $18,270
BSN 125 $5,750 $5,750 $32,625
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

In 2017-2018 academic year, 69% of Los Angeles Harbor College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 45% $4,623
Other Federal Grant 6% $554
State Grant & Scholarships 68% $1,556
Institutional Grant & Scholarships -- --
Federal Student Loans 1% $3,258
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$8,031
$30,001 to $48,000$8,334
$48,001 to $75,000$11,299
$75,001 to $110,000$11,961
Over $110,000--

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

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.
Los Angeles Harbor College
1111 Figueroa Place
Wilmington, CA 90744

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