Los Angeles Valley College
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.
|Campus LocaleLarge City|
|Number of Students15,648|
|Student to Faculty Ratio24:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
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.
- 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|
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
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/credit|
|In State Students||$46/credit|
|Out of State Students||$261/credit|
|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, 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|
|Other Federal Grant||13%||$477|
|State Grant & Scholarships||72%||$1,911|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||--||--|
|Federal Student Loans||2%||$4,998|
$9,477Average Net Price
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|
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Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
- California State PTA Continuing Education Scholarship for School Nurses
- FNSNA Promise of Nursing Scholarships
- Licensed Vocational Nurse to Associate Degree Nursing Scholarships
- Associate Degree Nursing Scholarship Program
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing Scholarship Program
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.