Los Angeles Valley College

Valley Glen, CA 91401
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Los Angeles Valley College is one of the one hundred three public 2-year colleges in California. The campus is located in an urban area, in Valley Glen.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 15,648 students attend the school. Every year 21% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Valley 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 Students15,648
Student to Faculty Ratio24:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate72%

Nursing Programs

The Los Angeles Valley Nursing Program is accredited by the National League for Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) and approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (CABRN).

The program accepts applications twice a year for enrollment in the Fall (April application period) or Spring (September application period) semesters.

Admissions Procedures:

  • Submit LAVC college application
  • Official high school transcript or GED equivalency
  • Complete pre-requisite with a ‘C’ grade or better (with an “Evaluation of Transcripts for Nursing Program Prerequisites” signed by a college counselor). The pre-requisite courses include: Anatomy or physiology, Microbiology or General Microbiology with laboratory, English 101, Psychology and one college Chemistry course with laboratory, Math
  • Apply to the Nursing program within the application period
  • Submit TEAS V admission examination results

If the number of qualified candidates exceed the number of seats available for entrance into the nursing program a lottery will be used to randomly to select applicants.

All applicants will receive a letter of acceptance or denial from the nursing department after the admission procedure is completed.

Successful applicants must notify the nursing department of acceptance by the posted date or their seat will be offered to the next eligible applicant.

The school does not maintain a waiting list, meaning that all unsuccessful applicants must re-apply for the next application period to be considered again.


Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 15 58
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 87.8%

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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
12/01/1972 - 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, 75% of Los Angeles Valley 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 59% $4,524
Other Federal Grant 13% $477
State Grant & Scholarships 72% $1,911
Institutional Grant & Scholarships -- --
Federal Student Loans 2% $4,998
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$8,045
$30,001 to $48,000$9,018
$48,001 to $75,000$11,323
$75,001 to $110,000$13,262
Over $110,000$13,389

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Black/African American
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 Valley College
5800 Fulton Avenue
Valley Glen, CA 91401

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